Category: historical fiction

House of Rougeaux by Jenny Jaeckel (Book Review #927)

House of Rougeaux is a historical fiction focusing on black African and American community. It is intergenerational and filled with decades of troubles and triumphs. The description writing moves you and has your bond with the characters. The story is educational and a representation… Continue Reading “House of Rougeaux by Jenny Jaeckel (Book Review #927)”

Drawing the line: No Ladies in Room A3 by CLARE SCOPES (Book Review #909)

Drawing the line is a historical fiction about Maggie Goodwin. The story is set in 1938, and no ladies are working as animators at Harley Studios, Los Angeles. Maggie wants to prove everyone wrong.        

Friendship Estate by Lynda R. Edwards (Book Review #889)

Friendship Estate is a historical Caribbean and Latin American fiction story about two boys, Brixon and Dexter, who have grown up like brothers and were breastfed by the same nurse. Although they are racially different, the power of love and unity, creating a free… Continue Reading “Friendship Estate by Lynda R. Edwards (Book Review #889)”

In a Town Called Paradox by Miriam Murcutt and Richard Starks (Book Review #884)

In a town called Paradox is a fictional story about Corin Dunbar losing her mother and going all the way to Paradox in Utah to live with her Aunt Jessie. The story is set in the 1950s, and Corin hates her life, living with… Continue Reading “In a Town Called Paradox by Miriam Murcutt and Richard Starks (Book Review #884)”

Sadie’s sin by Neil Perry Gordon (book Review #881)

Sadie’s sin was a historical fiction set in 1924. The story begins with Sadie living in Poland and in love with Alexander Kaminski. He is a university professor, and Sadie’s parents do not bless their unity. They instead force Sadie to marry a wealthy… Continue Reading “Sadie’s sin by Neil Perry Gordon (book Review #881)”

The Epistles of Jesus by Bayard Hollingsworth (Book Review #871)

The Epistles of Jesus is a fictional story.  It provides a theoretical approach to the matter of “what if we discovered that Jesus had written his teachings down himself and those teachings turned out to be in contrast to what exists now?” Since most… Continue Reading “The Epistles of Jesus by Bayard Hollingsworth (Book Review #871)”

Search for the golden serpent by Luciana Cavallaro (Book Review #868)

Search for the Golden Serpent is a historical fiction fantasy about Evan. He is an architect who is having strange dreams encountering the mysterious Zeus who is attempting to prevent the birth of Christianity. Even not only has to fight for his life, but… Continue Reading “Search for the golden serpent by Luciana Cavallaro (Book Review #868)”

A Grand Exposition by Kim Idynne (Book Review# 853)

A grand exposition is a historical mystery set at the 1889 World’s Fair. It begins with Elizabeth, who has recently lost her husband and son. She moves to Delhi with her daughter, Charlotte, and is told to stay away from the Indian neighborhoods. Things… Continue Reading “A Grand Exposition by Kim Idynne (Book Review# 853)”

A Grand Exposition by Kim Idynne (Book Review #845)

A grand exposition is a historical mystery set at the 1889 World’s Fair. It begins with Elizabeth, who has recently lost her husband and son. She moves to Delhi with her daughter, Charlotte, and is told to stay away from the Indian neighborhoods. Things… Continue Reading “A Grand Exposition by Kim Idynne (Book Review #845)”