Tag Archives: historical fiction

Ember Island Book Review

Since returning to school, I don’t have much free time to read fiction, so I was especially pleased to receive an advance review copy of the novel  Ember Island (Touchstone Paperback / Simon & Schuster; Released April 15, 2014). Written by Australian novelist … Continue reading

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March Virtual Book Discussion

March by Geraldine Brooks. Published in 2005. Synopsis: This work of historical fiction is told from the point-of-view of Mr. March, the absent father in Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. Set during the Civil War, Mr. March serves as an … Continue reading

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A Thousand Splendid Suns Virtual Book Discussion

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. Published in 2007. Synopsis: This novel is the epic story of Mariam, an uneducated woman born out of wedlock in 1960s Afghanistan, and Laila, a well-educated woman from a progressive family born on the eve … Continue reading

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