Emotional Turmoil in The Nurses’ War | Book Review

【 THE NURSES' WAR 】 ★★★★★ This book has firmly lodged itself in my heart and does great justice in capturing such a traumatic time in history. Genre: Historical FictionAuthor: Victoria PurmanPublished: March 2022Publisher: HarlequinPages: 608 (paperback) Many thanks to Harlequin for a review copy of this. I am emotionally exhausted at the end of … Continue reading Emotional Turmoil in The Nurses’ War | Book Review

Ice Age Dramas in Sisters of the Wolf | Book Review

【 SISTERS OF THE WOLF 】 ★★★★ A really cool story set tens of thousands of years in the past about the first peoples of Canada. Genre: Historical FictionAuthor: Patricia Miller-SchroederPublished: August 2021Publisher: Dundurn PressPages: 336 (paperback) Thanks to NetGalley for a copy of this for review This was sooo interesting and I found the … Continue reading Ice Age Dramas in Sisters of the Wolf | Book Review

Family Strength in Dressed by Iris | Book Review

【 DRESSED BY IRIS 】 ★★★★ A beautiful love story set in the backdrop of the Great Depression in Australia. Genre: Historical Fiction, RomanceAuthor: Mary-Anne O'ConnorPublished: February 2022Publisher: HarlequinPages: 480 (paperback) Thank you to Harlequin for a copy of this for review Content warning (click to see) sexual assault – death – violence – grief … Continue reading Family Strength in Dressed by Iris | Book Review

Anxious Adventures in The Nobleman’s Guide to Scandal and Shipwrecks | Review

【 THE NOBLEMAN'S GUIDE TO SCANDAL AND SHIPWRECKS 】 ★★★★★ We will never get enough of the Montague siblings. Genre: Historical Fiction, Young AdultAuthor: Mackenzi LeePublished: November 2021Publisher: Katherine Tegen BooksPages: 580 (hardback) Content warning (click to see) generalised anxiety – OCD – amputations – serious injuries This was such a bonus to have a … Continue reading Anxious Adventures in The Nobleman’s Guide to Scandal and Shipwrecks | Review

A Tiny (non-spoiler) Review of Written in My Own Heart’s Blood

【 WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART'S BLOOD 】 Outlander #8 ★★★★★ Genre: Historical FictionAuthor: Diana GabaldonPublished: June 2014Publisher: OrionPages: 1,296 (paperback) 😭😭 So good. I don't know how Gabaldon writes such masterpieces every time. This was by far the most traumatic book in the series yet but OH MY GOD the ending 👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻 There were … Continue reading A Tiny (non-spoiler) Review of Written in My Own Heart’s Blood

Steampunk WWI in Leviathan | Book Review

【 LEVIATHAN 】 ★★★★ A steampunk reimagining of WWI? What more could you want. Genre: Alternate Historical Fiction, SteampunkAuthor: Scott WesterfeldPublished: October 2009Publisher: Simon & SchusterPages: 440 (hardback) This was so much fun and I'm so glad I read it. I wasn't expecting this to have such young main characters – it's firmly within the … Continue reading Steampunk WWI in Leviathan | Book Review

10 Historical Fiction Books I Can’t Wait to Read

Hello my friends! Are you a reader of historical fiction? It's one of my favourite genres and usually clocks in high on my most-read genres for each year. So I thought today would be a great time to take a peep at the top 5 Historical fiction novels on my TBR I'm really excited to … Continue reading 10 Historical Fiction Books I Can’t Wait to Read

Confusing Timelines in Crossings | Book Review

【 CROSSINGS 】 ★★★★ I'm making an executive decision that this book is too brilliantly complicated to review. Genre: Historical Fiction, Sci-FiAuthor: Alex LandraginPublished: May 2019Publisher: PicadorPages: 384 (paperback) In a (non-spoilery) nutshellThis book can be read two ways. The first, by starting at page one and proceeding until you reach the end. The second, … Continue reading Confusing Timelines in Crossings | Book Review

A Quick Review of An Echo in the Bone | Spoiler-Free

【 AN ECHO IN THE BONE 】book 7 in the Outlander series ★★★★★ This series is my everything. Genre: Historical FictionAuthor: Diana GabaldonPublished: September 2009Publisher: OrionPages: 820 (paperback) This quick review has no spoilers for books 1 through 7 A quick review without spoilersLook I don't think I need to honestly review this as we … Continue reading A Quick Review of An Echo in the Bone | Spoiler-Free

Mythological Intervention in Lovely War | Book Review

【 LOVELY WAR 】 ★★★★ Heartbreaking in all the right places. Genre: Historical Fiction, MythologyAuthor: Julie BerryPublished: March 2019Publisher: VikingPages: 471 (hardback) Having been repeatedly recommended this book and knowing that this book is made for me - what with Mythology and WWI fiction bundled together - I'm so pleased to have finally read this. … Continue reading Mythological Intervention in Lovely War | Book Review