Book Review: The Living and the Lost by Ellen Feldman

About the Book: Title: The Living and the Lost Author: Ellen Feldman Page Length: 352 Publication Date: Sept. 7, 2021 Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin Synopsis: From the author of Paris Never Leaves You, a gripping story of a young German Jewish woman who returns to Allied Occupied Berlin from America to face the past and unexpected … Continue reading Book Review: The Living and the Lost by Ellen Feldman

Blog Tour Review: Her Honorable Mercenary by Nicole Locke

About the Book: An innocent maiden And a legendary warrior When captured and held prisoner in an enemy castle, Margery of Lyon is guarded by brooding mercenary Evrart, who’s been commanded to watch her—day and night. Margery’s determination to escape brings her closer to Evrart and the kind heart hidden beneath his granite-hard body. Now Margery is torn… Fleeing … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Her Honorable Mercenary by Nicole Locke

Book Review: Song of the Nile by Hannah Fielding

About the Book: Title: Song of the Nile Author: Hannah Fielding Page Length: 640 Publication Date: Feb. 14, 2020 Publisher: London Wall Publishing Synopsis: Luxor, 1946. When young nurse Aida El Masri returns from war-torn London to her family’s estate in Egypt, she steels herself to face the challenges ahead.Eight years have passed since her … Continue reading Book Review: Song of the Nile by Hannah Fielding

ARC Review: Out Front the Following Sea by Leah Angstman

About the Book: Title: Out Front the Following Sea Author: Leah Angstman Page Length: 334 Publication Date: Jan. 11, 2022 Publisher: Regal House Publishing Genre: Historical / Literary / Epic *Shortlisted for the Chaucer Book Award* Synopsis: Out Front the Following Sea is a historical epic of one woman’s survival in a time when the … Continue reading ARC Review: Out Front the Following Sea by Leah Angstman

First Lines Friday: February 19, 2021

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first … Continue reading First Lines Friday: February 19, 2021

ARC Review: Dare to Be a Duchess by Sapna Bhog

About the Book: Title: Dare to Be a Duchess Author: Sapna Bhog Page Length: 150 Publication Date: Feb. 8, 2021 Publisher: Entangled Synopsis: He’s a powerful duke. She’s his uncle’s ward. They have forever been at war, until one night, one masquerade, and one kiss… Lara Ramsay is no stranger to scandal. As the orphaned … Continue reading ARC Review: Dare to Be a Duchess by Sapna Bhog

Blog Tour Review: The Resistance Girl by Jina Bacarr

I'm happy to be part of The Resistance Girl blog tour. It is an engrossing story of love, heart-break, secrets, and redemption that I recommend to readers who enjoy historical fiction set during World War II. Synopsis: Two women. One heartbreaking secret. Paris, 1943. Sylvie Martone is the star of French cinema, adored by fans … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Resistance Girl by Jina Bacarr

ARC Review: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel

Title: The Book of Lost Names Author: Kristin Harmel Page Length: 400 Publication Date: July 21, 2020 Publisher: Gallery Books Synopsis: Eva Traube Abrams, a semi-retired librarian in Florida, is shelving books one morning when her eyes lock on a photograph in a magazine lying open nearby. She freezes; it’s an image of a book she hasn’t seen in … Continue reading ARC Review: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel