Tag: Historical fiction

Mini Audio Reviews: Lovely War, Soulmate Equation, Crawdads

Mini Audio Reviews: Lovely War, Soulmate Equation, Crawdads
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 3, 2023 | 0 Comments

This was a book club pick, and something I would have never touched in a million years on my own. I have never been a fan of historical fiction and usually avoid it at all costs. So, I ended up being pleasantly surprised by this one! The audiobook was FANTASTIC! I didn’t enjoy the flashbacks a whole lot, because that’s where the historical part really shone through. I didn’t care all that much about Hazel and James or Aubrey and […]

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Review: Year of the Reaper by Makiia Lucier

Review: Year of the Reaper by Makiia Lucier
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 11, 2022 | 1 Comment

This book was absolutely NOT what I was expecting at all, but I really enjoyed it! To me this cover screams viking story, but that’s not even remotely close. (The cover does not fit the story at ALL in my opinion, sorry) I didn’t know much going in, just that I loved the cover and that it had really high reviews. I am slightly disappointed that I didn’t get a viking story, lol. (I know, I know, don’t judge a book […]

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DNF Reviews: Kingkiller, Where Dreams Descend, Gods of Jade/Shadow

DNF Reviews: Kingkiller, Where Dreams Descend, Gods of Jade/Shadow
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

DNF @ 50% (second try) I give up. I gave it a valiant effort. I really did. The first time I made it right around the 100 page mark before I gave up from boredom. But, this book has a ridiculous amount of raving reviews, so I thought I’d give the audio a shot in hopes that it’d be better. It wasn’t. I wasn’t a fan of the narrator at ALL. He was SO boring! Some of the accents and […]

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Mini Audiobook Reviews: Deliverance Dane, Firefight, Chasing Power

Mini Audiobook Reviews: Deliverance Dane, Firefight, Chasing Power
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on June 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

I was leery about picking this one up because it was Historical, but my girl Kayla (@rheya_reads on Insta) picked it for me last year for the 12 recs challenge (12 friends pick 12 books for you to read). I’m so sorry Kayla, I let you down!! I was really hoping to enjoy it, because it was a witchy novel, but sadly I just didn’t. The concept and the way the story was told were both really cool, though! I […]

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Audiobook Review: The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow

Audiobook Review: The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on March 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

I was worried I wouldn’t enjoy this with it being historical, but I picked it up anyway because I LOVED The Ten Thousand Doors of January. And Alix delivered yet again! It wasn’t quite as good as Ten Thousand Doors, but it was still haunting and beautiful! Harrow’s prose is absolutely lovely and engaging and it just draws you in! I loved the magic of this story. It made me want to crawl into the pages and live there! I’m […]

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[Horror October] Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

[Horror October] Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fear is a hungry beast. The more you feed it, the more it grows. I have been putting this book off for SO long! To be honest, the hype was a bit intimidating. It’s also Historical, which is so not my thing. So I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about this one. As it turns out, I’m somewhere in the middle. I did enjoy it, but I didn’t love it. I don’t know what it is about a Historical setting that […]

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