Category Archives: historical fiction

Book Spotlight and Giveaway: The Summer of Long Knives by Jim Snowden

Title: The Summer of Long Knives Author: Jim Snowden Genre: Historical fiction, mystery Publisher: Booktrope Number of pages: 319 First line: As his car crunched the gravel on the side of the road next to the Epp Farm, Kommissar Rolf … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: A Separate Peace by John Knowles; Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House by M.C. Beaton; and The Major’s Daughter by J.P. Francis

Title: A Separate Peace Author: John Knowles Genre: Historical fiction, young adult fiction Publisher: Scribner Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library Number of pages: 204 First line: I went back to Devon School … Continue reading

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The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book” Challenge: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Title: The Poisonwood Bible Author: Barbara Kingsolver Genre: Literary fiction, historical fiction Publisher: Harper Flamingo Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library Number of pages: 543 First line: Imagine a ruin so strange it … Continue reading

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