Category Archives: Historical Fiction
October sees a new releases by big name authors as well as a selection of debuts.
Whether you’re on the bus or on the beach, here are some new fiction titles to get your summer reading under way. 6/13: The Changeling by Victor LaValle – Antiquarian book dealer Apollo Kagwa has built a happy family life … Continue reading
For Women’s History Month this year, I’d like to highlight the way fiction can take a real person’s life and help fill in the gaps about what we historically know, using imagination in order to bring that person’s story back. … Continue reading
If you ever took an English class that covered the history of literature, you very likely spent at least a few minutes on epistolary novels, or novels written as a series of documents, traditionally letters. The examples that spring to … Continue reading
The Well by Catherine Chanter has an edge of magical realism, but for the most part it is the struggle for life, marriage, family, and self under pressure; I loved it. Mark and Ruth Ardingly seek a new start. They leave … Continue reading
Don’t get me wrong, I love history, but sometimes I need a more satisfying narrative. Here are a few titles that will transport you to another time and place and you may learn a little history at the same time: … Continue reading