Book Review: The Angel Court Affair by Anne Perry (A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel #30)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: When Commander Thomas Pitt is ordered to protect a young woman visiting London from Spain, he cannot see why this is a job for Special Branch. When she disappears in the dead of night from Angel Court, however, he is faced with a dangerous mystery. Sofia preached new, and some … More Book Review: The Angel Court Affair by Anne Perry (A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel #30)

ARC Review: The Madonna of the Mountains by Elise Valmorbida

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: An epic and inspiring novel about one woman’s survival in the hardscrabble Italian countryside, oppressed by both a patriarchal society and by Mussolini’s iron-fist rule, but determined to protect her family throughout the war–by any means possible. A sweeping saga about womanhood, loyalty, war, religion, family, motherhood, and marriage, The … More ARC Review: The Madonna of the Mountains by Elise Valmorbida

ARC Review: The Summer I Met Jack by Michelle Gable

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark – and the child they may have had. Based on a real story – in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families … More ARC Review: The Summer I Met Jack by Michelle Gable

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