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The End of Innocence by Allegra Jordan

I really enjoyed this historical novel about World War I. It focuses on a very specific group: the lives of Harvard and Radcliffe students at the outbreak of World War I. Helen Brooks is an upper-class student attending Radcliffe in the fall of 1914. She’s embarrassed by her mother, an activist most recently arrested for … Continue reading

The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit by Graham Joyce
Historical Fiction / New to Me Author / Paranormal / Review Requests, ARCs and Galleys

The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit by Graham Joyce

I enjoyed this book, which is set in the 70s in a “family resort” in a small seaside England town. Although, I have to be honest, I had the movie “Dirty Dancing” in my head throughout, because it’s exactly that sort of setting. The book takes place in a do-it-all old-school vacation resort, where the … Continue reading

Getting all gushy about Diana Gabaldon and the latest Outlander book…
Fluffy Summer Travel Reads / Highly Recommended / Historical Fiction / Part of a Series

Getting all gushy about Diana Gabaldon and the latest Outlander book…

This is not a review exactly, since I don’t like to write reviews mid-series. Instead I’m just going to gush. Diana Gabaldon’s books are amazing. They are so long and involved, you feel like you know these characters intimately.  She writes with a level of detail that makes you feel you’re right there. It’s the … Continue reading