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Historical fiction



A Rogue of One’s Own

September 16, 2020

I felt so connected to the independent heroine that I didn't want it to end.


The Widow of Rose House

June 24, 2020

I loved every character, every intriguing scene, and the romance was top notch.


The Vanishing Half

June 17, 2020

I ride or die for twins, but this Bennett writes this gripping and heartbreaking tale that was my favorite book of 2020.


The Dutch House

October 16, 2019

A great cover for an even better book.


The Water Dancer

October 9, 2019

A surrealistic story set in the antebellum South and following the supernatural exploits of Hiram Walker.


The Song of Achilles

September 18, 2019

Achilles is my favorite mythological character, so Miller's reimagning of Achilles and Patroclus was destined to be a favorite. Come for the familiar mythological story…


The Dearly Beloved

August 21, 2019

This is a devastatingly quiet meditation on faith and what happens to that faith when it is battered and bloodied.


The Nickel Boys

July 24, 2019

A heartwrenching story that needed to be told. It also needs to be read.


City of Girls

July 3, 2019

A sensational coming of age story that turns the corner in the back half to make you wonder where did all the feels come from.


Where the Crawdads Sing

May 1, 2019

A juggernaut of a mystery also doubling as a heartbreaking coming of age story.