Category Archives: historical fiction

Review: Suite Francaise

Book Title: Suite Francaise Author: Irene Nemirovsky Original Publication Date: 2004 (written in 1942) Edition Read: 2006 Knopf Total Pages: 395 Genre: Classic Historical Fiction Reason Read: Found on Amazon as a gift for my mother; she gave thumbs up … Continue reading

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Book Review: Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow

Name of Book: Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow By: Juliet Grey Publisher: Ballantine Copyright Date: May 15, 2012 Format: historical fiction Reason for Reading: to continue the series Source: my Kindle Rating: C+     The Gist: Louix XI … Continue reading

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Book Review: Girl Reading by Katie Ward

Title: Girl Reading Author: Katie Ward Published by: Scribner, a Division of Simon & Schuster Copyright Date: 2011 Pages: 337 Score: A The Gist: Seven stories about seven pieces of art-Ward explains it best in her last, rather meta, story: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Becoming Marie Antoinette

Name of Book: Becoming Marie Antoinette By: Juliet Grey Publisher: Ballantine Books (an imprint of Random House) Copyright Date: 2011 Number of Pages: 435 Format: historical fiction Reason for Reading: Michelle’s review had me immediately checking this one out at … Continue reading

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