Posts Tagged: Historical

Jan 05 2018
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Review for As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner

Review for As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner

As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner Published by Berkley Books on February 6th 2018 Genres: Adult, Historical, Fiction, War Times Pages: 400 Source: BookishFirst Buy on Amazon Goodreads

In 1918, Philadelphia was a city teeming with promise. Even as its young men went off to fight in the Great War, there were opportunities for a fresh start on its cobblestone streets. Into this bustling town, came Pauline Bright and her husband, filled with hope that they could now give their three daughters—Evelyn, Maggie, and Willa—a chance at a better life.

But just months after they arrive, the Spanish Flu reaches the shores of America. As the pandemic claims …

Dec 21 2017
21

Mini Reviews: Review for Show Me (Me series #2) by Abigail Strom & YA Review for A Shine that Defies The Dark by Jodi Gallegos

Mini Reviews: Review for Show Me (Me series #2) by Abigail Strom & YA Review for A Shine that Defies The Dark by Jodi Gallegos

 

 

 

 

 

Show Me
Series: Me series #2
By: Abigail Strom
Published: January 2nd 2018
By: Montlake Romance
Genre: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Pages: 253
Format: Kindle
Amazon
 

“Houston, we have a major attraction.”

After years of dealing with a heart condition and an overprotective mother, Airin Delaney is finally having her first taste of freedom in Waikiki—and it’s intoxicating. But it’s nothing compared to the out-of-this-world attraction between her and astronaut Hunter Bryce. Airin is determined to shoot for the stars and experience her first real kiss.
 
All Hunter has ever wanted is to explore the universe. That is, until a certain black-haired, wide-eyed beauty shakes him to the core. Hunter knows almost nothing about Airin, not even her last name. All he knows is that …

Dec 06 2017
31

Can’t Wait Wednesday #20 Greyfriars House by Emma Fraser

Can’t Wait Wednesday #20 Greyfriars House by Emma Fraser

 
Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted here, at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. If you’re continuing with WOW, feel free to link those up as well!

 

Between the setting in the islands of Scotland to the era of time, this sounds fascinating to me. But what really gets me is what could Olivia has seen all those years ago that caused her own aunts to act so horribly toward her. And will her daughter Charlotte be able to …

Dec 04 2017
9

Review for The English Wife by Lauren Willig

Review for The English Wife by Lauren Willig

The English Wife by Lauren Willig Published by St. Martin’s Press on January 9th 2018 Genres: Adult, Historical, Mystery, Fiction Pages: 384 Format: Kindle Buy on Amazon Goodreads

From the New York Times bestselling author, Lauren Willig, comes this scandalous Gilded Age novel full of family secrets, affairs, and even murder.

Annabelle and Bayard Van Duyvil live a charmed life: he’s the scion of an old Knickerbocker family, she grew up in a Tudor manor in England, they had a whirlwind romance in London, they have three year old twins on whom they dote, and he’s recreated her family home on the banks of the Hudson and renamed it …

Nov 22 2017
35

Can’t Wait Wednesday #18 Impossible Saints: A Novel by Clarissa Harwood

Can’t Wait Wednesday #18 Impossible Saints: A Novel by Clarissa Harwood

 
Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted here, at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. If you’re continuing with WOW, feel free to link those up as well!

 

I’ve been on this historical kick lately, so when I read the blurb on this one, I knew it would be on that I would definitely have to read. And the wait isn’t all that long now either, so that’s good too.

What are you waiting on this week?

 

 

Impossible Saints
By: …

Oct 17 2017
16

Review for The Memory of Us by Camille Di Maio

Review for The Memory of Us by Camille Di Maio

The Memory of Us by Camille Di Maio Published by Lake Union Publishing on May 31st 2016 Genres: Adult, Historical, Romance Pages: 402 Format: Kindle Buy on Amazon Goodreads

Julianne Westcott was living the kind of life that other Protestant girls in prewar Liverpool could only dream about: old money, silk ball gowns, and prominent young men lining up to escort her. But when she learns of a blind-and-deaf brother, institutionalized since birth, the illusion of her perfect life and family shatters around her.

While visiting her brother in secret, Julianne meets and befriends Kyle McCarthy, an Irish Catholic groundskeeper studying to become a priest. Caught between her family’s expectations, …

Oct 12 2017
25

Tour Stop: Review and Giveaway for Monsters & Angels by Anne Marie Andrus

Tour Stop: Review and Giveaway for Monsters & Angels  by Anne Marie Andrus

 

 

I am so happy to be part of the tour for Monsters & Angels. A little while ago, I shared the cover reveal for this, and knew then it sounded like a book that I would love to get my hands on. I can always use some mysterious vampires in my life and let me tell you, it was definitely worth the wait. I have a review for the book and the trailer is below also.

Don’t forget to enter the giveaway, it is a good one.

 

 

Monsters & Angels by Anne Marie AndrusPublication date: October 2017 Genres: New Adult, Paranormal, Historical, Romance

Fledgling nurse Sorcha Alden knew she had the skills to save lives, but she …