Tag: Fiction


The Wardrobe Mistress by Meghan Masterson

The Wardrobe Mistress by Meghan Masterson

The Wardrobe Mistress takes place during The French Revolution, a period of time that is often portrayed in a romantic way but was a time of great upheaval.  Giselle is from a small town outside of Paris and is give the opportunity to serve Maria Antoinette as on of her wardrobe attendants.  Basically, she was […]

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The Spice Box Letters By Eve Makis

The Spice Box Letters By Eve Makis

  When I heard that The Spice Box Letters had a plot involving the Armenian Genocide, I had to read it immediately.  My great grandfather was a witness to the genocide and his involvement in relief efforts has always been a part of my family’s collective history.  The Spice Box Letters really took me inside […]

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Blog Tour: Reliquary

Blog Tour: Reliquary

Welcome to my stop in the blog tour for Reliquary by Sarah Fine.  After you’ve read my thoughts, don’t forget to enter for a chance to win a finished copy and check out the other stops on the tour!   As every urban fantasy story begins, we have Mattie, who is understandably in love with […]

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The Thunder of Giants By Joel Fishbane

The Thunder of Giants By Joel Fishbane

I love books that combine historical facts with fiction, and The Thunder of Giants was such an unusual story, that I couldn’t pass it up.  In alternating stores, we read about two “giants” Anna and Andorra,  both over seven feet tall, who lived in different centuries.  Their lives had many similarities, however.  I think I […]

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Hotel Moscow By Talia Carner

Hotel Moscow By Talia Carner

Based loosely on the author’s own experiences, Hotel Moscow paints a very interesting, but somewhat terrifying, portrait of a country undergoing violent and profound change.  Right away, Brooke learns that being an American will not protect her in a country that seems to be without laws or governance.  The dangerous experiences continue as she faces […]

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