The Hidden Child – Louise Fien

Title: The Hidden Child Author: Louise Fien Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Edward and Eleanor Hamilton are part of the eugenics movement in the 1920’s in England. They believe that intelligence in inherited and those with disabilities, criminals, and those of the lower classes and different races are not as intelligent. Those who are classified asContinue reading “The Hidden Child – Louise Fien”

The Personal Librarian – Marie Benedict & Victoria Christopher Murray

Title: The Personal Librarian Authors: Marie Benedict & Victoria Christopher Murray Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Belle Marion Greener has moved to New York City with her mother and siblings in the early 1900’s. She’s trying to look for a job for her to help support her family. Belle is colored but has lighter skin. SheContinue reading “The Personal Librarian – Marie Benedict & Victoria Christopher Murray”

Guest Post – Where Fire Falls

Thank you Jessica of Cedarbirch Musings for this book review. Title:  Where the Fire Falls – Vintage National Park Series Author:  Karen Barnett Genre:  Historical Fiction, Mystery, Romance Summary / Plot: Cascading spectacular firefall in a breathtaking nightview.  Did you know that they used to have a traditional fire fall in Yosemite National Park?  In Where the Fire Falls, Olivia isContinue reading “Guest Post – Where Fire Falls”

The Four Winds – Kristin Hannah

Title: The Four Winds Author: Kristin Hannah Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Elsa Wolcott is a shelter young woman in Texas, in 1921. She’s kept in her house because a childhood illness. One evening, Elsa goes into town and meets Rafe Martinelli. After a night of fun, Elsa learns she’s pregnant. Reluctantly, they’re married to saveContinue reading “The Four Winds – Kristin Hannah”

The Hatmaker’s Heart – Carla Stewart

Title: The Hatmaker’s Heart Author: Carla Stewart Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Purnella, or Nell as people call her, Marchwoth is an apprentice hat maker in 1922 New York. Originally from England, she works long hours to make ends meet. She’s trying to make a name for herself working for Oscar Field at his milliner’s shop.Continue reading “The Hatmaker’s Heart – Carla Stewart”

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