Tag Archive: Historical fiction

The rules of scoundrels by Sarah Maclean

2015 was the year I started reading romance and I started with Sarah Maclean. I had heard her name and books mentioned several times over at BookRiot and I finally took the plunge. And… Continue reading

Lies we tell oursevles – Robin Talley

  Lies We Tell Ourselves is an important, illuminating book. What Sarah and her friends have to endure each day are unthinkable and horrific. It´s important to remember that even though the story… Continue reading

The strange and beautiful sorrows of Ava Lavender – Leslye Walton

Foolish love appears to be the Roux family birthright, an ominous forecast for its most recent progeny, Ava Lavender. Ava—in all other ways a normal girl—is born with the wings of a bird.… Continue reading

Rose under fire – Elizabeth Wein

  While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, American ATA pilot and amateur poet, Rose Justice, is captured by the Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women’s concentration camp.… Continue reading

Code Name Verity – Elizabeth Wein

  Right after finishing this book I sent a message to a friend. The message was: I still can´t put into words what I felt while reading this book. What it still makes… Continue reading

Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Blurb on Goodreads: Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns… Continue reading

The Taker – Alma Katsu

The story opens in present day Maine in the sleepy town of St. Andrew. Recently divorced and living a dull, unfulfilled life Dr Luke Findley is on yet another tedious shift at the… Continue reading