Book Review: Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister

Title: Girl in Disguise Author: Greer Macallister Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery, Fiction, Adult Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark Published: March 21, 2017 Page Amount: 320 pages Goodreads Summary: For the first female Pinkerton detective, respect is hard to come by. Danger, however, is not. In the tumultuous years of the Civil War, the streets of Chicago offer a…

Book Review: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Title: My Brilliant Friend Author: Elena Ferrante Genre: Fiction, Historical, Italy, European Literature Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: October 19, 2011 Page Amount: 336 pages Goodreads Summary: The story begins in the 1950s, in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets the two girls learn to rely…

The Hanged Man by P.N. Elrod

Title: The Hanged Man (Her Majesty’s Psychic Service #1) Author: P.N. Elrod Genre: Science Fiction, Steampunk, Fantasy, Mystery, Historical Fiction, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, Historical, Alternate History Publisher: Tor Books Published: May 19, 2015 Page Amount: 336 pages Goodreads Summary: On a freezing Christmas Eve in 1879, a forensic psychic reader is summoned from her Baker Street lodgings to…

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Title: The Book Thief Author: Markus Zusak Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Historical Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Published: March 14, 2006 Page Amount: 552 pages Blurb From Goodreads: It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. ….

Book Review: The Devlin Diary by Christi Phillips

Title: The Devlin Diary Author: Christi Phillips Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Fiction, Historical Fiction, European Literature, British Literature, Romance, Contemporary Publisher: Pocket Published: April 14, 2009 Page Amount: 427 pages Blurb From Goodreads: London 1672: Physician Hannah Devlin has a special knowledge that Secretary of State Lord Arlington desperately needs. At the king’s Machiavellian court, Hannah is drawn into a dangerous investigation by…

Book Review: The Teleportation Accident by Ned Beauman

Title: The Teleportation Accident Author: Ned Beauman Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Historical, Contemporary, Humor, Literary Fiction Publisher: Sceptre Published: July 19, 2012 Page Amount: 357 pages Blurb From Goodreads: When you haven’t had sex in a long time, it feels like the worst thing that is happening to anyone anywhere. If you’re living in…

Book Review: Above Us Only Sky by Michele Young-Stone

Title: Above Us Only Sky Author: Michele Young-Stone Genre: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy. Magical Realism, Adult, Historical, Literary Fiction, Supernatural Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: March 3, 2015 Page Amount: 256 pages Blurb From Goodreads: On March 29, 1973, Prudence Eleanor Vilkas was born with a pair of wings molded to her back. Considered a birth defect, her…

Book Review: Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

Merry Christmas! This is my favorite book this year!   Title: Alexander Hamilton Author: Ron Chernow Genre: Non Fiction, History, American History, Biography, Politics, Historical, Memoir, Economics, Presidents Publisher: Penguin Published: March 29, 2005 Page Amount: 818 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized,…

Book Review: Never Judge A Lady By Her Cover by Sarah MacLean

Title: Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover Author: Sarah MacLeavn Genre: Romance, Historical Romance, Historical, Historical Fiction, Regency, Adult, Fiction, British Literature Publisher: Avon Published: November 25, 2014 Page Amount: 384 pages Blurb From Goodreads: She is the most powerful woman in Britain, A queen of the London Underworld … But no one can ever know. He is…

Book Review: Playing with Fire by Tess Gerritsen

  Title: Playing with Fire Author: Tess Gerritsen Genre: Mystery, Fiction, Thriller, Historical Fiction, Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Music Publisher: Ballantine Books Published: October 27, 2015 Page Amount: 250 pages Blurb From Goodreads:A beautiful violinist is haunted by a very old piece of music she finds in a strange antique shop in Rome. The first time Julia Ansdell picks up…