Category: Historical Fiction


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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson {Jenna’s Review}

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson {Jenna’s Review}

Posted 17 December, 2014 by Jenna / 0 Comments

A hauntingly compelling wartime historical fiction My Thoughts The concept of Kate Atkinson’s novel was intriguing to me from the first: “During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. During a snowstorm in England in 1910, the same baby is born and lives […]

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Fin & Lady by Cathleen Schine {Guest Audiobook Review}

Fin & Lady by Cathleen Schine {Guest Audiobook Review}

Posted 21 August, 2013 by Amanda / 2 Comments

Understanding family is a thoughtful process. Amanda’s note: Say hey to Chris, the boyfriend’s mom, who’s returned to the blog to review another book for me. Thoughts on Fin & Lady As a child of the sixties, the story of Fin & Lady was a gentle reminder of what was so important to us at that […]

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Above All Things by Tanis Rideout {Jenna’s Review}

Above All Things by Tanis Rideout {Jenna’s Review}

Posted 6 May, 2013 by Jenna / 6 Comments

Haunting story of love and obsession My Thoughts on Above All Things “When I was small I imagined love as something safe, something without sharp edges, only the sweeping, enveloping curves of romance and happiness. But it isn’t. Not now, anyway. There are edges and they cut.” “Above All Things” is the story of George […]