ARC Review: I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In an enthralling new feat of historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson’s 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman’s legacy? … More ARC Review: I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

Book Review: The Revolution of Marina M by Janet Fitch

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: From the mega-bestselling author of White Oleander and Paint It Black, a sweeping historical saga of the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of one young woman. St. Petersburg, New Year’s Eve, 1916. Marina Makarova is a young woman of privilege who aches to break free of the constraints … More Book Review: The Revolution of Marina M by Janet Fitch

Book Review: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In his long-awaited first novel, American master George Saunders delivers his most original, transcendent, and moving work yet. Unfolding in a graveyard over the course of a single night, narrated by a dazzling chorus of voices, Lincoln in the Bardo is a literary experience unlike any other—for no one but … More Book Review: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

ARC Review: The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: An intimate portrait of the close friendship and powerful creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female superstars: Frances Marion and Mary Pickford. An enchanting new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator’s Wife. Hollywood, 1914. Frances Marion, a young … More ARC Review: The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin

ARC Review: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: From the author of The Other Einstein comes the mesmerizing story of love, power, and the woman who inspired an American dynasty. In the industrial 1860s at the dawn of the Carnegie empire, Irish immigrant Clara Kelly finds herself in desperate circumstances. Looking for a way out, she seeks employment … More ARC Review: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict

ARC Review: Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The ship has been like a world within itself, a vast floating city outside of normal rules. But the longer the journey continues, the more confined it is starting to feel, deck upon deck, passenger upon passenger, all of them churning around each other without anywhere to go… 1939: Europe … More ARC Review: Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys

ARC Review: Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada’s father, who was infamously “mad, bad, and dangerous to know,” Ada’s mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. … More ARC Review: Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini

Mini Review: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The Remains of the Day is a profoundly compelling portrait of the perfect English butler and of his fading, insular world postwar England. At the end of his three decades of service at Darlington Hall, Stevens embarks on a country drive, during which he looks back over his career to reassure … More Mini Review: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro