Book Review: Park Avenue Summer by Renee Rosen @ReneeRosen1 @BerkleyPub #ParkAvenueSummer #stephlvsbooks #bookreview

Book Title and Author: Park Avenue Summer by Renee Rosen Publication Date and Publisher: April 30, 2019 by Berkley Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 368 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: April 21, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars   Goodreads Synopsis:  Mad Men meets The Devil Wears Prada as Renée Rosen draws readers into the glamour … More Book Review: Park Avenue Summer by Renee Rosen @ReneeRosen1 @BerkleyPub #ParkAvenueSummer #stephlvsbooks #bookreview

Book Review: Death of a New American by Mariah Fredericks @MariahFrederick @MinotaurBooks @StMartinsPress #DeathofaNewAmerican #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: Death of a New American by Mariah Fredericks Series: Jane Prescott #2 Publication Date and Publisher: April 9, 2019 by Minotaur Books Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: April 1, 2019 (paper copy from the publisher) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: The atmospheric, compelling follow-up … More Book Review: Death of a New American by Mariah Fredericks @MariahFrederick @MinotaurBooks @StMartinsPress #DeathofaNewAmerican #stephlvsbooks

Book Review: The Editor by Steven Rowley @mrstevenrowley @PutnamBooks #TheEditor #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: The Editor by Steven Rowley Publication Date and Publisher: April 2, 2019 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Genre: Contemporary, Historical Fiction Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: March 8, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: After years of trying to make it as a writer in 1990s New York … More Book Review: The Editor by Steven Rowley @mrstevenrowley @PutnamBooks #TheEditor #stephlvsbooks

Book Review: Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid @tjenkinsreid @randomhouse #DaisyJonesAndTheSix #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid Publication Date and Publisher: March 5, 2019 by Ballantine Books Genre: Historical Fiction, Adult Fiction Pages: 368 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: February 2, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six, but nobody knows … More Book Review: Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid @tjenkinsreid @randomhouse #DaisyJonesAndTheSix #stephlvsbooks

Book Review: The Huntress by Kate Quinn @KateQuinnAuthor @WmMorrowBooks #TheHuntress

Book Title and Author: The Huntress by Kate Quinn Publication Date and Publisher: February 26, 2019 by William Morrow Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 560 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: January 13, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads   5 Stars   Goodreads Synopsis:  In the aftermath of war, the hunter becomes the hunted… Bold, reckless Nina Markova … More Book Review: The Huntress by Kate Quinn @KateQuinnAuthor @WmMorrowBooks #TheHuntress

Book Review: The Woman in the Lake by Nicola Cornick

Book Title and Author: The Woman in the Lake by Nicola Cornick Publication Date and Publisher: February 26, 2019 by Graydon House Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: December 22, 2018 (paper arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: London, 1765 Lady Isabella Gerard, a respectable member of Georgian society, … More Book Review: The Woman in the Lake by Nicola Cornick

Book Review: The Forgiving Kind by Donna Everhart

Book Title and Author: The Forgiving Kind by Donna Everhart Publication Date and Publisher: January 29, 2019 by Kensington Genre: Historical Fiction, Southern Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: December 26, 2018 (papercopy ARC from the publisher) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  For twelve-year-old Martha “Sonny” Creech, there is no place more beautiful … More Book Review: The Forgiving Kind by Donna Everhart

Book Review: The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman

Book Title and Author: The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman Publication Date and Publisher: January 22, 2019 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 17, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Two estranged sisters, raised in Brooklyn and each burdened with her own shocking … More Book Review: The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman

Book Review: The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson

Book Title and Author: The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson Publication Date and Publisher: December 31, 2018 by William Morrow Paperbacks Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 400 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 26, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: “Millions will welcome this joyous event as a flash … More Book Review: The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson

Book Review: The Light Over London by Julia Kelly

  Book Title and Author: The Light Over London by Julia Kelly Publication Date and Publisher: January 8, 2019 by Gallery Books Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 24, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 3.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: It’s always been easier for Cara Hargraves to bury herself in the … More Book Review: The Light Over London by Julia Kelly

Book Review: The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor

Book Title and Author: The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor Publication Date and Publisher: October 9, 2018 by William Morrow Paperbacks Genre: Pages: 416 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: October 6, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: “They call me a heroine, but I am not deserving of such accolades. I am just … More Book Review: The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor

Book Review: November Road by Lou Berney

Book Title and Author: November Road by Lou Berney Publication Date and Publisher: October 9, 2018 by William Morrow Genre: Historical Fiction, Thriller Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 24, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Review: Frank Guidry’s luck has finally run out. A loyal street lieutenant to New Orleans’ mob … More Book Review: November Road by Lou Berney

Book Review: Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker

Book Title and Author: Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker Publication Date and Publisher: October 2, 2018 by Putnam Genre: Horror, Gothic, Historical Fiction Pages: 512 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 27, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: The prequel to Dracula, inspired by notes and texts left behind by the … More Book Review: Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker

Book Review: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

Book Title and Author: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain Publication Date and Publisher: October 02, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Historical Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Time Travel Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: August 29, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby … More Book Review: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

Book Review: The Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston

Book Title and Author: The Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston Series: The Little Shop of Found Things #1 Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press  Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Time Travel Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 5, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Xanthe … More Book Review: The Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston

Book Review: The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher

Book Title and Author: The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher Publication Date and Publisher: October 2, 2018 by Berkley Books Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 15, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 3.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: London, 1938. The effervescent “It girl” of London society since her father was named the … More Book Review: The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher

Book Review: The Glass Ocean by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White

Book Title and Author: The Glass Ocean by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White Publication Date and Publisher: September 4, 2018, by William Morrow Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery, Adult Fiction Pages: 416 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read:August 14, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.25 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  From the New York Times bestselling authors of The Forgotten Room comes a … More Book Review: The Glass Ocean by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White

Book Reviews for Sight by Jessie Greengrass AND The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar

Both Sight by Jessie Greengrass and The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar were shortlisted for the prestigious Women’s Prize 2018, so I wanted to review them together. I felt both books deserved the nomination for very different reasons; however, neither book won and the award was given back in June to Home … More Book Reviews for Sight by Jessie Greengrass AND The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar