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The Kingmaker's Daughter

Some of you might recognize Philippa Gregory’s other works, perhaps the most well-known being The Other Boleyn Girl thanks to the motion picture based on it. 750 more words


Review: Frog Music, by Emma Donoghue

This novel is totally different from the other novel, Room, which I read by this author. Frog Music is set in 1876 San Francisco during an extended heat wave and smallpox epidemic. 130 more words

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Review: The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd

In the early 1800s, Sarah Grimké and her younger sister, Angelina, became the most infamous women in America. Kidd takes their story and eloquently weaves it together with their family slaves in Charleston, SC. 45 more words

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Life Behind the Wall

Life Behind the Wall is really a trilogy of books. Book one is Candy Bombers, book two is Beetle Bunker and book three is  Smuggler’s Treasure.  262 more words


Graffiti Knight by Karen Bass

I love historical fiction but often I feel like I read a different spin on the same time and place over and over and…

Mind you, I’m not complaining, I still love it. 116 more words

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Books #27-30

I’m going to do these slightly out of order, since it just makes sense to do 27 and 29 together.

Titles: William Shakespeare’s Star Wars/The Empire Striketh Back… 747 more words