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The Witch's Kind (wow, my heart hurts) — Louisa Morgan

TITLE: The Witch’s Kind AUTHOR: Louisa Morgan GENRE: Historical Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult Barrie Anne Blythe and her aunt Charlotte have always known that the other residents of their small coastal community find them peculiar — two women living alone on the outskirts of town. But…

March 29, 2019
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Enchantée — Gita Trelease (BLOG TOUR)

TITLE: Enchantée AUTHOR: Gita Trelease RELEASED: February 5th, 2019; Flatiron Books GENRE: Historical Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA Life is hard enough in 18th-century France, and few know that better than Camille, who’s been forced to take care of her younger sister and older, alcoholic brother when their parents pass…

February 12, 2019
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Next Year in Havana — Chanel Cleeton

TITLE: Next Year in Havana AUTHOR: Chanel Cleeton RELEASED: February 6th, 2018; Berkley GENRE: Historical Fiction/Contemporary AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity–and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution……

August 8, 2018
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Bright We Burn — Kiersten White (ARC Review)

TITLE: Bright We Burn AUTHOR: Kiersten White SERIES: The Conqueror’s Saga, #3 RELEASES: July 10th, 2018; Delacorte Press GENRE: Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Haunted by the sacrifices he made in Constantinople, Radu is called back to the new capital. Mehmed is building an empire, becoming the…

July 6, 2018
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The Mermaid — Christina Henry

TITLE: The Mermaid AUTHOR: Christina Henry RELEASES: June 19th, 2018; Berkley GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Once there was a mermaid who longed to know of more than her ocean home and her people. One day a fisherman trapped her in his net but couldn’t bear to…

June 15, 2018
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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo — Taylor Jenkins Reid

TITLE: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo AUTHOR: Taylor Jenkins Reid RELEASED: June 13th, 2017; Atria Books GENRE: Historical Fiction/Contemporary AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant…

June 13, 2018
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Blood Water Paint — Joy McCullough (ARC Review/Blog Tour)

  TITLE: Blood Water Paint AUTHOR: Joy McCullough RELEASED: March 6th, 2018; Dutton Books GENRE: Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: YA “When I finished this novel, I knew I would be haunted and empowered by Artemisia Gentileschi’s story for the rest of my life.” –Amanda Lovelace, award-winning author of the princess…

March 9, 2018
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The Dollmaker of Krakow – R. M. Romero

    TITLE: The Dollmaker of Krakow AUTHOR: Romero, R. M. RELEASED: September 17th, 2017; Delacorte Press GENRE: Fantasy/Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: In the land of dolls, there is magic. In the land of humans, there is war. Everywhere there is pain. But together there is hope. Karolina…

January 27, 2018