Blog Tour: “Where Do I Go?” by Beverly Magid – Review & Giveaway!

Where Do I Go? by Beverly Magid Publication Date: October 9, 2017 BeWrite Press Paperback & eBook; 138 Pages Genre: Fiction/Historical/Jewish     READ THE FIRST CHAPTER. It’s 1908 and Leah and her boys have immigrated to New York’s Lower East Side to live with her brothers after surviving a pogrom in their Russian village. […]

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Book Review: “Into The Bright Unknown” (Gold Seer Trilogy #3) by Rae Carson

“Into The Bright Unknown” (Gold Seer #3) by Rae Carson (2017) Genre: YA, Fiction, Historical, Fantasy Page Length: 343 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Leah Westfall, her fiancé Jefferson, and her friends have become rich in the California Territory, thanks to Lee’s magical ability to sense precious gold. But their fortune has made them a target, […]

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Book Event: Beverly Jenkins “Chasing Down a Dream” Book Tour

Hello All! Just this past weekend I had the opportunity to go to The Book Beat, one of my favorite local indie bookstores and see bestselling author Beverly Jenkins in the flesh! I was so excited to see her since I missed her the last time she was there for a book signing .Beverly is […]

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Book Review: “An Extraordinary Union” (Loyal League #1) by Alyssa Cole

An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League) by Alyssa Cole (2017) Genre: Fiction, Historical, Romance Page Length: 263 pages (paperback edition) Synopsis: Elle Burns is a former slave with a passion for justice and an eidetic memory. Trading in her life of freedom in Massachusetts, she returns to the indignity of slavery in the South—to spy for the Union […]

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Book Review: “The Forbidden Orchid” by Sharon Biggs Waller

“The Forbidden Orchid” by Sharon Biggs Waller (2016) Genre: Historical, Fiction, YA Page Length: 392 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Staid, responsible Elodie Buchanan is the eldest of ten sisters living in a small English market town in 1861. The girls barely know their father, a plant hunter usually off adventuring through China. Then disaster strikes: Mr. Buchanan […]

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Book Review: “Daughters of Jared” by H.B. Moore

“Daughters of Jared” by H.B Moore (2012) Genre: Historical, Romance, Fiction Page Length: 224 pages (electronic edition) Synopsis: From the Book of Ether comes a haunting story of two royal sisters. The elder sister, Ash, will do anything to bring her father, King Jared II, back to the throne. The younger sister, Naiva, only wants to save […]

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ARC Review: “Radio Girls” by Sarah-Jane Stratford

“Radio Girls” by Sarah-Jane Stratford Genre: Fiction, Historical Release Date: April 14, 2016 Page Length: 384 pages (electronic review edition) Synopsis: The Great War is over, and change is in the air, in this novel that brings to life the exciting days of early British radio…and one woman who finds her voice while working alongside […]

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Book Review: “The Girl From Everywhere” by Heidi Heilig

“The Girl From Everywhere” by Heidi Heilig (2016) Genre: Fantasy, YA, Fiction, Historical Page Length: 464 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Nix has spent her entire life aboard her father’s ship, sailing across the centuries, across the world, across myth and imagination. As long as her father has a map for it, he can sail to […]

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ARC Review: “Anna and the Swallow Man” by Gabriel Savit

“Anna and the Swallow Man” by Gabriel Savit Publication Date: January 26, 2016 Genre: Children’s Fiction, Historical Page Length: 230 pages (ARC copy) Synopsis: Kraków, 1939. A million marching soldiers and a thousand barking dogs. This is no place to grow up. Anna Łania is just seven years old when the Germans take her father, a linguistics […]

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Book Review: “Julia and The Art of Practical Travel” by Lesley M. M. Blume

“Julia and the Art of Practical Travel” by Lesley M. M. Blume (2015) Genre: Middle Grade, Travel, Fiction, Historical Page Length: 192 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: When her grandmother dies and the once-majestic family estate is sold, eleven-year-old Julia Lancaster and her aunt Constance must take to the road to find Julia’s long-lost mother. They […]

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