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Review: The Crooked Little Pieces by Sophia Lambton

“The crux of this most painful quandary of his was that he did not know whether her competence was God’s auspicious blessing or the handiwork of Satan’s tapestry.” Genre: Historical Fiction Published: May 25, 2022 Pages: 448 Rate: 3.5 stars… Continue Reading →

Review: Beloved by Toni Morrison

“It was as though one day she saw red baby blood, another day the pink gravestone chips, and that was the last of it.” Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 324 Published: 16th September, 1987 Rate: 4.5 stars Goodreads Synopsis Sethe was born… Continue Reading →

Review: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

“To know what a person has done, and to know who a person is, are very different things.” Genre: Historical Fiction  Pages: 336 Published: 10th September, 2013 Rate: 4.5 Goodreads Synopsis: A brilliant literary debut, inspired by a true story: the final… Continue Reading →

Review: An Orchard of Lost Souls by Nadifa Mohammed

“The avoidance of shame seems to be at the heart of everything in a girl’s life.” Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 342 Published: 31st July, 2013 Rate: 4 stars Goodreads Synopsis It is 1987 and Hargeisa waits. Whispers of revolution travel… Continue Reading →

FromMyBookshelf: 8 Coming of Age Books To Read

Hi there, Reader! Today I come to you with a recommendation post. I realized I have a soft spot for coming of age books and I thought I’d share some favorites that I have read and loved recently. Since I… Continue Reading →

Review: The Murmur Of Bees by Sofia Segova

“That tile was a betrayer of mischief, for with its inevitable clunk, the mother of the time would be alerted to whatever plan her offspring had hatched.” Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 471 Published: 1st March 2015 Rate: 5 stars Goodreads… Continue Reading →

Review: How We Disappeared by Jing-Jing Lee

“The problem was nobody had given me a list detailing all the forbidden topics. Lists helped to make things clear, to line up the thousand and one thoughts that I had in my head. I needed one to show me… Continue Reading →

Review: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

“It was brief, I can promise that much, for although it’s been many years now since my children ruled my life, a mother recalls the measure of the silences.” Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 546 Published: 24th September 1998 Rate: 4… Continue Reading →

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