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Review: The Enigma Game by Elizabeth E. Wein

Title: The Enigma Game Author: Elizabeth E. Wein Genre: YA, Historical Fiction Publisher: Penguin Teen Publication Date: May 26, 2020 Page Count: 320 Rating: 4/5  Thank you to NetGalley for this ARC! I first heard of this book when I was signing up for a book tour, and it immediately caught my eye because of… Continue reading Review: The Enigma Game by Elizabeth E. Wein

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Review: A Separate Peace by John Knowles

Title: A Separate Peace Author: John Knowles Genre: Coming of Age, Historical Fiction Publisher: Scribner Publication Date: 1959 Page Count: 208 Rating: 4.5/5  An American classic and great bestseller for over fifty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to the… Continue reading Review: A Separate Peace by John Knowles

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Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Title: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Publisher: Atria Books Date published: June 13th 2017 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 391 Rating: 5/5 Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses… Continue reading Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Review: Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Title: Daisy Jones and the Six Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Ballantine Books Date published: March 5th 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 355 Rating: 4/5 Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six: The band's album Aurora came to define the rock 'n' roll era of the late seventies, and an entire generation of girls wanted… Continue reading Review: Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Title: The Song of Achilles Author: Madeline Miller Genre: Historical Fiction, Mythology, Retelling Publisher: Ecco Date published: August 28th 2012 Format: Paperback Page Count: 378 Rating: 5/5 Achilles, "the best of all the Greeks," son of the cruel sea goddess Thetis and the legendary king Peleus, is strong, swift, and beautiful irresistible to all who meet… Continue reading Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

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Review: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

Title: The Silence of the Girls Author: Pat Barker Genre: Mythology, Historical Fiction Publisher: Penguin Date published: August 30th, 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 336 Rating: 4.5/5 The ancient city of Troy has withstood a decade under siege of the powerful Greek army, which continues to wage bloody war over a stolen woman: Helen. In the… Continue reading Review: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

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Review: My Real Name is Hanna by Tara Lynn Masih

Title: My Real Name is Hanna Author: Tara Lynn Masih Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction Publisher: French Flaps Date published: September 11th 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 208 Rating: 4/5 Inspired by real Holocaust events, this poignant debut novel is a powerful coming-of-age story that will resonate with fans of The Book Thief and Between Shades of Gray. Hanna… Continue reading Review: My Real Name is Hanna by Tara Lynn Masih