Tag Archives: historical fiction

Book Review: The Snow Gypsy

The Snow Gypsy Ashford, Isabella Lake Union Publishing, 2019 Spain, April 1938: 14 year old Lola takes the family’s goats and heads up to the mountain pastures for them to feed.  As she returns later in the day, a late … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lines We Leave Behind

The Lines We Leave Behind Graham, Eliza Lake Union Publishing, 2018   I was hesitant to choose this book from the October 2018 Amazon pre-release selection as something about the description just didn’t quite align with what I somehow thought … Continue reading

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Book Review: 1972

1972 Llywelyn, Morgan Tom Doherty Associates, 2005 1972 was a heavily discounted book that I picked up more casually than usual for me, even from the bargain bin – a quick glance at a couple of paragraphs and I decided … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tun-Huang

Tun-Huang Inoue, Yasushi New York Review Book, 2010 edition After less than a week in Seattle I was unable to resist a stop in at Elliott Bay to browse,  and this book jumped into my hands… probably because I had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Naked Earth

Chang, Eileen New York Review Books, 2015 edition of 1958 original A group of young party activists descend on a small village in rural China to assist with Land Reform in the wake of the revolution.  For most it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: White Rose, Black Forest

White Rose, Black Forest Dempsey, Eoin Lake Union Publishing, Seattle, 2018 December, 1943.  A young woman, recently released from a Nazi prison after serving a minor sentence as an accomplice to the White Rose resistance movement, is wandering in a … Continue reading

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