Books, eBook, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Novel, Romance

Some Dukes Have All the Luck by Christina Britton is a historic romance with some steam (4/5 stars, 3/5 steam)

Some Dukes Have All the Luck by Christina Britton(post may contain affiliate links) Some Dukes Have All the Luck by Christina Britton is a historic romance with some steam, and the first book in her new Synneful Spinsters series. We follow our two main characters with third-person points-of-view. Ash Hawkins, aka the Duke of Buckley, had… Continue reading Some Dukes Have All the Luck by Christina Britton is a historic romance with some steam (4/5 stars, 3/5 steam)

Audiobook, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Historical Fiction, Novel, Retelling

Sparrows in the Wind by Gail Carson Levine is a cute middle grade/YA fantasy retelling of Troy around the time of the Trojan War (3/5 stars)

Sparrows in the Wind by Gail Carson Levine(post may contain affiliate links) Sparrows in the Wind by Gail Carson Levine is a middle grade/YA fantasy retelling of Troy around the time of the Trojan War. The ebook version is 352 pages. I listened to a voicegalley, which clocked in at seven and a half hours and… Continue reading Sparrows in the Wind by Gail Carson Levine is a cute middle grade/YA fantasy retelling of Troy around the time of the Trojan War (3/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Novel, Queer

Lavender House by Lev AC Rosen is a queer historic gumshoe mystery (4.5 stars rounded up to a 5)

Lavender House by Lev AC Rosen(post may contain affiliate links) (4.5 stars rounded up to a 5) Lavender House by Lev AC Rosen is a queer historic gumshoe mystery. The ebook version is 256 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little under ten hours and is narrated by Vikas Adam. In… Continue reading Lavender House by Lev AC Rosen is a queer historic gumshoe mystery (4.5 stars rounded up to a 5)

Audiobook, Books, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Novella, Romance

My Last Duchess by Eloisa James is a winter vibes historical romance novella and the prequel to The Wildes of Lindow Castle series (4/5)

My Last Duchess by Eloisa James(post may contain affiliate links) My Last Duchess is a historical romance novella by Eloisa James, and the prequel to The Wildes of Lindow Castle series. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little over five and a half hours and is narrated by Susan Duerden.Hugo Wilde, Duke… Continue reading My Last Duchess by Eloisa James is a winter vibes historical romance novella and the prequel to The Wildes of Lindow Castle series (4/5)

Audiobook, Black Author, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Novella, Queer

Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark is an alternate history dark fantasy novella with horror elements (4/5)

Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark(post may contain affiliate links) Ring Shout is an alternate history dark fantasy novella with horror elements by P. Djèlí Clark. The ebook version is 185 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at five and a half hours and is narrated by Channie Waites. Prohibition isn't the only… Continue reading Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark is an alternate history dark fantasy novella with horror elements (4/5)

Audiobook, Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Historical Fiction, Retelling

Ithaca by Claire North is a feminist retelling of Greek mythology focusing on Penelope (4/5 stars)

Ithaca by Claire North(post may contain affiliate links) Ithaca is a fantasy with historical fiction elements by Claire North. The ebook version is 464 pages. I did a blended read with this book by also listening to the audiobook, which clocks in at twelve and a half hours and is narrated by Catrin Walker-Booth. It has… Continue reading Ithaca by Claire North is a feminist retelling of Greek mythology focusing on Penelope (4/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, eBook, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Humor, Novel, Romance

The Gunslinger series by Michelle McLean are fun western rom-coms (4 & 4.5 / 5 stars)

Hitched to the Gunslinger by Michelle McLean(post may contain affiliate links) Hitched to the Gunslinger (4/5 stars) is a historical western romance by Michelle McLean, and the first book in her Gunslinger series. The ebook version is 330 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at nine hours and is narrated by Holly Adams.… Continue reading The Gunslinger series by Michelle McLean are fun western rom-coms (4 & 4.5 / 5 stars)

Books, eBook, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Humor, Neurodiversity, Novel, Romance

Always Be My Duchess is a humorous historical romance by Amalie Howard (4/5 stars)

Always Be My Duchess by Amalie Howard(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsAlways Be My Duchess is a humorous historical romance by Amalie Howard. The ebook version is 368 pages. We follow our two characters with alternating third-person points-of-view. Think Pretty Woman/Pygmalion meets Bridgerton but with more steam and fewer love… Continue reading Always Be My Duchess is a humorous historical romance by Amalie Howard (4/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Novel, Queer

Last Call at the Nightingale is a historical mystery set in Prohibition-era New York City by Katharine Schellman

Last Call at the Nightingale by Katharine Schellman(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsLast Call at the Nightingale is a historical mystery set in Prohibition-era New York City by Katharine Schellman. The ebook version is 320 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little over nine hours… Continue reading Last Call at the Nightingale is a historical mystery set in Prohibition-era New York City by Katharine Schellman

Audiobook, Books, Classic, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Play, Romance

Happy Book Birthday to the full cast production of Cyrano de Bergerac (Edmond Rostand)

Just a quickie today to hype a fabulous book birthday! Cyrano de Bergerac: A Play in Five Parts by Edmond Rostand(post may contain affiliate links) Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand is a play that's been getting a lot of traction lately for something that was originally written in 1897. I find it very interesting… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to the full cast production of Cyrano de Bergerac (Edmond Rostand)