A Girl Made of Air by Nydia Hetherington – Book Review

Title: A Girl Made of Air Author: Nydia Hetherington Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Quercus Publication Date: 3rd September 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: This is the story of The Greatest Funambulist Who Ever Lived… Born into a post-war circus family, our nameless star was unwanted and forgotten, abandoned in the shadows of the big top. … Continue reading A Girl Made of Air by Nydia Hetherington – Book Review

A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville – Book Review

Title: A Room Made of Leaves Author: Kate Grenville Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Canongate Publication Date: 6th August 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: It is 1788. Twenty-one-year-old Elizabeth is hungry for life but, as the ward of a Devon clergyman, knows she has few prospects. When proud, scarred soldier John Macarthur promises her the earth … Continue reading A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville – Book Review

Tsarina by Ellen Alpsten – Blog Tour Review

Title: Tsarina Author: Ellen Alpsten Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Publication Date: 14th May 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: Lover. Murderer. Mother. Meet TSARINA, the most powerful woman history ever forgot. Spring 1699: Illegitimate, destitute and strikingly beautiful, Marta has survived the brutal Russian winter in her remote Baltic village. Sold by her family into … Continue reading Tsarina by Ellen Alpsten – Blog Tour Review

The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave – Review

Title: The Mercies Author: Kiran Millwood Hargrave Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Pan Macmillan, Picador Publication Date: 7th February 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: On Christmas Eve, 1617, the sea around the remote Norwegian island of Vardø is thrown into a reckless storm. As Maren Magnusdatter watches, forty fishermen, including her father and brother, are lost … Continue reading The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave – Review

Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris – Review

Title: Cilka's Journey Author: Heather Morris Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Bonnier Zaffre Publication Date: 1st October 2019 Cover: Rating: 5/5 Summary: n 1942 Cilka Klein is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from the other … Continue reading Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris – Review

The Fountains Of Silence by Ruta Sepetys – ARC Review

Title: The Fountains of Silence Author: Ruta Sepetys Genre: Historical Fiction, YA Publisher: Penguin Random House UK Publication Date: 1st October 2019 Cover: Rating: 4/5 Summary: Madrid, 1957. Tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine while Spanish citizens are gripped by a dark secret. Daniel Matheson, the … Continue reading The Fountains Of Silence by Ruta Sepetys – ARC Review

The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins – Review

Title: The Confessions of Frannie Langton Author: Sara Collins Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Viking Publication Date: 4th April 2019 Cover: Summary: from Amazon 'They say I must be put to death for what happened to Madame, and they want me to confess. But how can I confess what I don't believe I've done?' 1826, and all … Continue reading The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins – Review