Genre: Historical Fiction

BOOK REVIEW: Code Name Hélène by Ariel Lawhon

BOOK REVIEW: Code Name Hélène by Ariel Lawhon

I knew I was going to like the heroine in Code Name Hélène by Ariel Lawhon by the end of the first page. By the end of the first chapter, I loved her! The Story: Code Name Hélène by Ariel Lawhon begins with Hélène about to jump out of a plane for the first time […]

Posted March 18, 2020 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
Sensational by Jodie Lynn Zdrok

Sensational by Jodie Lynn Zdrok

Ugh. I hate it when I go into a book expecting a standalone or first in a series only to find out pages in that it’s the 2nd or 3rd book! That’s what happened to me with Sensational by Jodie Lynn Zdrok though. So it automatically had points against it when I figured this out […]

Posted March 16, 2020 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
BOOK REVIEW: The Socialite by J’nell Ciesielski

BOOK REVIEW: The Socialite by J’nell Ciesielski

So I was browsing NetGalley and had been in a historical fiction kind of mood when I saw the cover for The Socialite by J’nell Ciesielski. I don’t know what it was, but I fell in love with that cover and knew I’d be requesting it no matter what it was about! (This is a […]

Posted January 28, 2020 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
BOOK REVIEW: The Girl in White Gloves: A Novel Of Grace Kelly by Kerri Maher

BOOK REVIEW: The Girl in White Gloves: A Novel Of Grace Kelly by Kerri Maher

Yes, I’m actually posting a book review. You can close your mouth now! It seems 2019 has been the year of reading books about things I know little to nothing about and The Girl in White Gloves by Kerri Maher continues that theme. I knew the name Grace Kelly and had seen some old movies […]

Posted November 13, 2019 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
Beautiful Revolutionary by Laura Elizabeth Woollett

Beautiful Revolutionary by Laura Elizabeth Woollett

I just finished reading “Beautiful Revolutionary” by Laura Elizabeth Woollett and it’s put me in a very weird mood. I don’t even know what to say about this book right now. Before reading this fictionalized story about the events surrounding the Lyndens, Joneses, Peoples Temple and Jonestown, the only thing I really knew was that […]

Posted October 1, 2019 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
The Balance of Heaven and Earth by Laurence Westwood

The Balance of Heaven and Earth by Laurence Westwood

My Thoughts on The Balance of Heaven and Earth: Where do I begin??? I had no idea what to expect when I began reading this book. I know little about the time period in China during which The Balance of Heaven and Earth takes place, but part of what I LOVE about historical fiction is getting to learn about different […]

Posted March 5, 2019 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments