Tag: historical fiction

Review: The Fifth Avenue Artists Society, Joy Callaway

Review: The Fifth Avenue Artists Society, Joy Callaway

Ginny Loftin is a writer, living in the Bronx with her mother and artistic siblings. Ginny is shattered when her childhood friend and love of her life, Charlie, proposes to another woman at his mother’s insistence. Lost in grief, she pours out her worries into a novel, and is convinced to… Read more »

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Review: The Book of Whispers, Kimberley Starr

Review: The Book of Whispers, Kimberley Starr

The Book of Whispers is Kimberley Starr’s winner of the Text Prize for 2015. It’s a story of love, loss and demons, in the crusade to free Jerusalem from the Saracens. Luca, the son and heir of the Conte de Falconi, sees demons, a fact he keeps well hidden after his attempted… Read more »

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Review: A Madness So Discreet

Review: A Madness So Discreet

This novel is set in historical, 19th century America and delves into the fine lines between what is normal versus what makes one insane.  Set in a time where it takes very little to judge one mad, this book provides an enjoyable “whodunit” premise while making a subtler argument that… Read more »

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Review: Legacy of Kings, Eleanor Herman

Review: Legacy of Kings, Eleanor Herman

This is Philippa and Angelya’s joint audio review for Eleanor Herman’s new YA historical book, Legacy of Kings. The review is an extract from episode 33 of Tea in the Treetops Podcast, originally recorded on September 25, 2015. You can find links to all our podcast episodes on the main podcast… Read more »

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