Tag: historical fiction

The Dead Sister

The Dead Sister Thank you to the author for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: murder, violence, blood, Holocaust imagery, gore, description of an anti-Jewish riot (pogrom), mention of rape, mention of sexual abuse, gun violence The police […]

Ten Years Gone

Ten Years Gone Thank you to the author for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: Holocaust flashbacks, trauma, grief, murder, violence, blood, discussion of war, murder of children, gore, attempted sexual assault On the dusty streets of post-war […]

The Witch And The Tsar

The Witch and the Tsar CONTENT WARNING: mention of death of a parent, misogyny, blood, off-page harm to animals, grief, murder, gore, mention of torture, mention of rape, war In this stunning debut novel, the maligned and immortal witch of legend known as Baba Yaga will risk all […]

When We Make It

When We Make It Thank you to YABC and Dial Books for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. My review of this book was originally posted on the YA Books Central website here. CONTENT WARNING: mention of domestic violence, mental […]

Bronze Drum

Bronze Drum: A Novel of Sisters and War Thank you to Grand Central Publishing for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: murder, violence, blood Gather around, children of Chu Diên, and be brave. For even to listen to […]

The Storyteller’s Secret

The Storyteller’s Secret Author: Sejal Badani Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: September 1, 2018 Publisher: Lake Union Publishing CONTENT WARNING: miscarriage, infertility, grief, misogyny, prejudice, attempted suicide, blood, violence, child abuse A family secret reveals a tragic, beautiful love. Nothing prepares Jaya, a New York journalist, for the […]

Hester

Hester Author: Laurie Lico Albanese  Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: October 4, 2022 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Thank you to NetGalley and St. Martin’s Press for providing mew with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: torture, blood, death of a parent, […]