Tag: historical

Review: The Storycatcher, Ann Hite

Review: The Storycatcher, Ann Hite

“Her spirit will never rest ‘cause she’s a storycatcher” “A what?” I snorted. “That’s someone who untangles the wrongs plaguing others. Some people are born that way, some are only burdened after they die. You never want to be a storycatcher, Armetta. You spend your life giving things up for… Read more »

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Review: Whistling Past the Graveyard, Susan Crandall

Review: Whistling Past the Graveyard, Susan Crandall

“My daddy always said being brave wasn’t not being scared. Being brave was keeping going when you were.” Although I don’t usually like comparing one book to the other (especially when it is a classic) Whistling Past the Graveyard reminded me a lot of To Kill a Mockingbird. Whoa! Those… Read more »

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Review: Tyringham Park, Rosemary McLoughlin

Review: Tyringham Park, Rosemary McLoughlin

In 1917, twenty-two month old Victoria Blackshaw mysteriously disappears from her family’s country estate in Ireland.  She leaves the residents and staff at Tyringham Park bewildered as they search the grounds and surrounding villages for any sign of her. Victoria is the pretty, favoured younger sister of sullen and awkward… Read more »

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Review: Kissing Shakespeare, Pamela Mingle

Review: Kissing Shakespeare, Pamela Mingle

“As much as it hurts to admit it, I knew he was right. I would love him with all my heart, but in the end, it wouldn’t be enough. I’d long for everything I couldn’t  have, and that would kill the love between us. Not right away, but someday.”   I… Read more »

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Review: The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

Review: The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

“You may tell a tale that takes up residence in someone’s soul, becomes their blood and self and purpose. That tale will move them and drive them and who knows what they might do because of it, because of your words. That is your role, your gift.” An impressive debut… Read more »

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