Tag: historical fiction

These Violent Delights

These Violent Delights Author: Chloe Gong Genre: YA Fantasy, Historical Fiction Publication Date: November 17, 2020 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Series: These Violent Delights #1 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am providing my honest opinion voluntarily. TRIGGER WARNING: […]

Deathless Divide

Deathless Divide Author: Justina Ireland Genre: YA Historical Fiction, Horror, Alternative History Publication Date: February 4, 2020 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Series: Dread Nation #2 If you’d like to check out my review of Dread Nation (book 1), you can find it here. TRIGGER WARNING: Gore, murder, forced […]

Opium And Absinthe

Thank you to NetGalley for providing me an ARC. All opinions are my own and have been provided voluntarily. Opium and Absinthe Author: Lydia Kang Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Publication Date: July 1, 2020 Publisher: Lake Union Publishing TRIGGER WARNING: murder, gaslighting, addiction, domestic violence, forced sedation, off-page […]

The Orphan Collector

The Orphan Collector Author: Ellen Marie Wiseman Genre: Historical Fiction, Adult Fiction Publication Date: August 4, 2020 Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp. Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am providing my opinion voluntarily. TRIGGER WARNING: pandemic, xenophobia, death, off-page suicide, kidnapping, […]

Sin Eater

I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley. I am voluntarily providing an honest review. Sin Eater by Megan Campisi is a fascinating historical fiction book that explores a religious custom that I had never heard of before. CONTENT WARNING: mention of sexual assault, harm to animals […]

Dread Nation

Dread Nation Author: Justina Ireland Genre: YA, Horror, Historical Fiction Publication Date: April 3, 2018 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Series: Dread Nation #1 TRIGGER WARNING: discrimination against and use of derogatory terms for Black and Indigenous people, forced medical experimentation on Black people, physical abuse Jane McKeene was […]

Romanov

I’ve heard some great things about Romanov by Nadine Brandes, and as a lover of stories about Russia, I knew I had to get my mitts on a copy. So I requested it from my library, and rushed off to get it the day it arrived. Along with […]

Wolf Of Wessex

Let me just start out by saying that Wolf of Wessex by Matthew Harffy is an AMAZING read. It’s a masterpiece of historical fiction set in 9th century Wessex, and brings to mind the writings of Bernard Cornwell. I was expecting this to be a book about werewolves […]

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

I finally got around to reading The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris, a true story that I have been meaning to read for ages, but have been putting off due to personal concerns, which I’ll address after my trigger warning. EDIT: I’ve updated this review after being […]