Category Archives: historical

Book Review: The Secret River

Author: Kate Grenville Publisher: Canongate, 2006 Genre: Historical Literature Awards: Winner of The Commonwealth Writer’s Prize, Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize My Rating: A I know only an outline of the history of Australia. But, for me, all history … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dead End In Norvelt

Author: Jack Gantos Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux Copyright date: 2011 Pages: 252 (hardcover) Genre: Children’s Historical Fiction – Grades 4 to 8 Format: Audiobook , Read by Jack Gantos, 7 hours My Rating: A+ Awards Won: 2012 Scott O’Dell Award … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: A Good American

Author: Alex George Publisher: Penguin, Amy Einhorn Imprint, 2012 Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Audiobook (11.5 hours) Narrated by Gibson Frazier My Rating: A Disclosure: I received this book courtesy of Penguin, but my opinions are my own. Summary from AudioFile: … Continue reading

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