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Jennifer Gold's Soldier Doll

I received this copy of Soldier Girl from Second Story Press when I visited back in June and I slotted it in for Historical Fiction month. 909 more words


Megan Crewe's Earth and Sky (#1) by @RazorbillCA

DISCLAIMER: This is a review for Penguin Random House’s imprint Razorbill. I don’t actually have this final cover, I just have the fancy cover-that-isn’t a cover ARC version. 1,289 more words


The Boundless: Historical Fiction by Kenneth Oppel

Our Resident Oppel fan, Janet (who is defending her thesis this week!), gave me the go ahead to review Oppel’s newest release The Boundless. I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed this book and have really enjoyed rediscovering my love of Historical Fiction! 1,228 more words



And, a little late, introducing the theme of the the month for August: HOLIDAYS.

We’re hoping that this will get you all thinking: maybe you have a favourite photo from a holiday years ago?   90 more words


Time Travelling through History

This month is Historical Fiction month. As the resident Science Fiction nut, my mind(naturally) thought of Time Travel! Of course the snag here is that most Time Travel stories are not actually Historical Fiction. 845 more words

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How do you read Short Stories?

This month, short story month, has been a new and intriguing experience for me.

I, like many of our readers (we have noticed the lower hits!), have never really been  695 more words

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Diverse Energies Part II: The Reviews

Here is my more in-depth analysis of Diverse Energies – there are 11 stories in total. As with all anthologies not all of them were wonderful, actually I really didn’t like at least one of them, but the others were fabulous. 1,845 more words