Kingdom of Back

If you’ve been reading this for more than a moment, you know I don’t really gravitate towards fantasy.

Spinning Silver

I’m the first to admit I’m not a big fantasy reader–but I know it comes from commitment issues, so finding a standalone fantasy was intriguing!

American Princess

For May, we went with American Princess, a historical fiction book about Alice Roosevelt!

The Beautiful

I’ll be honest and admit I’ve never read any of Renee Ahdieh’s other books

Author Spotlight: Beatriz Williams

If love love historical fiction with fascinating female characters, mysteries, and love stories, you need to read the books of Beatriz Williams. 

The War Outside

The War Outside takes place in an internment camp in Crystal City, Texas during the 1940s

When We Caught Fire

Set against the backdrop of the 1871 Great Chicago Fire, When We Caught Fire is a historical romance with a love triangle, an impending wedding, a lot of talk about “society” and a great ominous foreboding sense about the whole thing.

Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Henry Montague, known as Monty, really got the whipping from his dad when he was expelled from Eton, but now he’s convinced his parents to let him do his “tour” of the continent

6 Books about the Romanovs You Need to Read

If you’re anything like me you’re absolutely fascinated by historical mysteries and historical tragedies and there is nothing that fits the bill quite like the murder of the Romanov royal family