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In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters

In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters

Publisher: Amulet Books

Release Date: April 2, 2013

Source: Bought

Rating: 4.5 out of 5

In the Shadow of Blackbirds is a gorgeously written historical fiction that mixes in with the paranormal. 367 more words


Read Through History: June 2015

This last month’s been eventful. I’ve been to Warwickshire (blog post on the way), Kent and London to see Elton John and Fleetwood Mac Live (yes, the real ones!) and have finished the first draft of a novella. 162 more words

Historical Fiction

At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen

After reading Water for Elephants, I was super excited to read this book! I had high expectations, especially since her previous novel had made such a strong impression on me. 214 more words


Victor Hugo Doing Show and Tell

Many famous and successful writers – tell. “Show don’t tell,” is not a fixed rule; just an advisable one. Historical Fiction has a major dilemma, telling – covers much more ground. 179 more words


A God in Ruins

I love seeing one of my favorite writers get the praise she deserves, but I’m missing the old Kate Atkinson, with her dark humor and goofy narrative voices. 736 more words


Saturday Snippet of An Orphan's Heart

I’ve spent so much time on the Culpeppers lately, I’ve grown a little weary of them. I’ve been writing a four-book series since August, which is itching to become a five-book series. 447 more words