Posted in 19th Century Reviews

review: The Hill Ghost

The Hill Ghost by Callan McAuliffe In 19th century Scotland, a Tibetan mastiff sheep-dog and his eccentric seagull friend, Blue,…

Posted in 19th Century New Books Victorian

new: Stoker: Evolution of a Vampire

I met author Calvin Cherry today and his Dracula prequel, which is a biographical narrative of author Bram Stoker, looks…

Posted in 19th Century America American West New Books Old West Reviews

review: Born to the Badge

Born to the Badge by Mark Warren This is the second installment of Warren’s fiction trilogy based on the life…

Posted in 19th Century America American West Reviews

review: Adobe Moon

Adobe Moon: Wyatt Earp, an American Odyssey by Mark Warren The first in Mark Warren’s Wyatt Earp trilogy, Adobe Moon…

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Biographical Novels About Authors

I love stories about authors, and have read several (A Wilder Rose, A Country Road, A Tree, Shame the Devil,…

Posted in New Books Non-Fiction

1,000 Books to Read Before You Die

There’s a feature in the November 2018 issue of Book Page, Choose Your Words Wisely, in which the author of…

Posted in Book Lists

8 New Books for October 2018

The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton October 9, 2018 In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led…

Posted in 20th Century America New Books

At the Far End of Nowhere by Christine Davis Merriman

This book came to my attention and I thought I would share it as it sounds like an interesting and…

Posted in 20th Century Cold War Reviews Young Adult

review: The House of One Thousand Eyes

The House of One Thousand Eyes by Michelle Barker Set in Cold War era East Germany during the 1980’s, this…

Posted in 19th Century America Civil War Reviews

review: Sovrin’s Star

Sovrin’s Star Mississippi Connection, Book 1 by John Reyer Afamasaga www.johnreyerafamasaga.org This historical novella follows two unique characters through the…

Posted in 20th Century WWII

excerpt reveal & giveaway: Lone Wolf in Jerusalem

Lone Wolf in Jerusalem by Ehud Diskin A Thrilling Tale of Love, Loss, and Revenge BOOK DESCRIPTION Set primarily in…

Posted in 20th Century Reviews WWII

movie vs book: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Firsty, I’m not sure it needs to be noted, but there are spoilers here. If you’ve not watched the movie…