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Review: Fawkes by Nadine Brandes

Title: Fawkes Author: Nadine Brandes Genre: YA Historical Fiction/Fantasy Release Date: 10 July, 2018 Summary:  Silent wars leave the most carnage. The wars that are never declared, but are carried out in dark alleys with masks and hidden knives. Wars where color power alters the natural rhythm of 17th century London. And when the king…

Review: Jackaby by William Ritter

Title: Jackaby Author: William Ritter Genre: Supernatural, Mystery Summary: Newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, and in need of a job, Abigail Rook meets R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with a keen eye for the extraordinary–including the ability to see supernatural beings. Abigail has a gift for noticing ordinary but important details, which…

Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Title: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue Author: Mackenzi Lee Genre: Historical Fiction, LGBTQIA+ Summary:  Henry “Monty” Montague was born and bred to be a gentleman, but he was never one to be tamed. The finest boarding schools in England and the constant disapproval of his father haven’t been able to curb any of his roguish passions—not…

3. The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory

  ————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Plot This novel gripped me quite quickly, as I read about the fictitious beginning of one of the royals I have always been most intrigued about. The unraveling of the beginning of Catalina’s life was quite well written, and her love for Arthur definitely believable. Characters I read this novel for Katherine/Catalina of…