All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr

Title: All the Light We Cannot See Author: Anthony Doerr Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Marie-Laurie is a 12 year old blind girl in 1942 in Paris. Her father works at the Museum of Natural History. They both flea to Saint Malo when the Nazis occupy Paris. They find shelter with Marie-Laurie’s great uncle Etienne. HerContinue reading “All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr”

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”

A Refuge Assured – Joselyn Green

Title: A Refuge Assured Author: Joselyn Green Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Vivienne is a lacemaker in France in the late 1700’s, during the French Revolution. She’s in fear for her life as she’s made lace for Marie Antoinette and therefore royalty. When her aunt dies, she finds a letter from her late mother about passageContinue reading “A Refuge Assured – Joselyn Green”

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”

Between Two Shores – Jocelyn Green

Title: Between Two Shores Author: Jocelyn Green Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Catherine Stands Apart is a half French, half Mohawk trader near Montreal, Canada during the French and Indian War. All is well with the trading post her and her father run until an old friend, Samuel, returns. Then the French army arrives and asksContinue reading “Between Two Shores – Jocelyn Green”

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