Tagged with historical

Review: Maud by Melanie J. Fishbane

Review: Maud by Melanie J. Fishbane

From Penguin Teen: For the first time ever, a young novel about the teen years of L.M. Montgomery, the author who brought us ANNE OF GREEN GABLES. Fourteen-year-old Lucy Maud Montgomery — Maud to her friends — has a dream: to go to college and become a writer, just like her idol, Louisa May Alcott. … Continue reading

Review: The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands

Review: The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands

From Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster: Following a series of murders, an apothecary’s apprentice must solve puzzles and decipher codes in pursuit of a secret that could destroy the world in this suspenseful debut novel. Christopher Rowe, apprentice to Master Apothecary Benedict Blackthorn, is learning all his master’s secrets—like how to decipher complex … Continue reading

Review: Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers

Review: Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers

   From HMH Books: Annith has watched her gifted sisters at the convent come and go, carrying out their dark dealings in the name of St. Mortain, patiently awaiting her own turn to serve Death. But her worst fears are realized when she discovers she is being groomed by the abbess as a Seeress, to … Continue reading

Cover Reveal: Thrice Burned by Angela Misri

Cover Reveal: Thrice Burned by Angela Misri

One of the things that first drew me to Angela Misri‘s debut novel, Jewel of the Thames: A Portia Adams Adventure (Fierce Ink Press), was its amazing cover. Come March, Portia Adams is back on the case! This time round, the young detective at 221B Baker Street investigates arsen, thivery and sins—all while dealing with … Continue reading

Review: Jewel of the Thames by Angela Misri

Review: Jewel of the Thames by Angela Misri

Move over Nancy Drew—there’s a new detective in town and her name is Portia Adams! Jewel of the Thames: A Portia Adams Adventure (Fierce Ink Press) by Angela Misri follows Portia Adams, the newest consulting detective to take up residence in 221B Baker Street, the former office of Holmes and Watson. Following the death of … Continue reading