Historical Fiction

Review: The Temptation of the Night Jasmine by Lauren Willig

by First Mate Keira October 13, 2014
Review: The Temptation of the Night Jasmine by Lauren Willig

by First Mate Keira Title: The Temptation of the Night Jasmine Author: Lauren Willig Format: Trade Paperback Page Count: 468 Grade Reading Level: Ages 15+ Summary: One heroine is researching for her dissertation on the Pink Carnation. The other heroine is living it. Both heroines are already set on the path of love, but the […]

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Review: Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

by CaptainYarr September 27, 2014
Review: Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Sarah Plain and Tall Author: Patricia MacLachlan Format: Paperback # of pages: 58 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: When Anna and Caleb’s dad invites a mail ordered bride to come and stay with them for a month all they want is for her to stay. But will their […]

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Review: Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski

by Second Mate Embry August 9, 2014
Review: Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison Author: Lois Lenski Format: Paperback Page Count: 320 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Mary Jemison is living a normal life in the past during the years of British colonization of America until one day a man comes running by saying […]

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Review: A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

by First Mate Keira June 1, 2014
Review: A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

by First Mate Keira Title: A Little Princess Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett Format: Hardback Page Count: 266 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 4-8 Summary: Sara Crewe, a little girl who grew up in India is taken to London by her father to attend Miss Minchin’s Seminary for Girls. Sara must learn to live on her […]

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Review: Dark Mirror by M.J. Putney

by First Mate Keira May 25, 2014
Review: Dark Mirror by M.J. Putney

by First Mate Keira Title: Dark Mirror Author: M.J. Putney Format: Trade Paperback Page Count: 320 pages Grade Reading Level: 8th Grade+ Summary: In a world where magic is shunned by the elite, Lady Victoria Mansfield finds herself flying after a particularly good dream. Shocked and horrified, she tries to hide it until an accident […]

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