Category Archives: historical

Review: Lydia, the Wild Girl of Pride & Prejudice

About the book: A spirited, witty and fresh reimagining of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice! Lydia is the youngest Bennet sister and she’s sick of country life – instead of sewing and reading, she longs for adventure. When a red-coated … Continue reading

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Review: First Command by Alex Lidell

About the book: Master and Commander meets Tamora Pierce in a seafaring adventure of duty, love, magic, and a princess’s quest to protect her kingdom on her own terms. Born to privilege, called to service, trained for command, seventeen-year-old Lieutenant … Continue reading

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Review: The Kitty Peck Mysteries

About the book: Kitty Peck is taking on the underworld of London’s East End. The Music Hall Murders: It’s 1880 and dancing girls are going missing from ‘Paradise’ – the criminal manor run with ruthless efficiency by the ferocious Lady … Continue reading

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Review: Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman

“Demons in Regency London. Love it!” About the book: London, April 1812. On the eve of eighteen-year-old Lady Helen Wrexhall’s presentation to the queen, one of her family’s housemaids disappears-and Helen is drawn into the shadows of Regency London. There, … Continue reading

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Book Blitz: Concealed by Christina Bauer

  The Paisley Piranhas are delighted to join the blitz for Christina Bauer’s Concealed. Doesn’t it look simply sumptuous?! Concealed Christina Bauer (Beholder #2) Publication date: October 25th 2016 Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult As a Grand Mistress Necromancer, Elea’s a … Continue reading

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Book Blitz: The Lost Eyes of the Serpent

The Paisley Piranhas are delighted to join the book blitz for Jeremy Phillips’ The Lost Eye of the Serpent. Did someone say Sherlock Holmes? The Lost Eye of the Serpent Jeremy Phillips (The Rose Delacroix Files, #1) Published by: Limitless Publishing … Continue reading

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CLASSIC YA MONTH: The Lark and the Laurel by Barbara Willard

First published in 1970, The Lark and the Laurel is a historical novel, a romance, set in England at the end of the fifteenth century, just after Henry VII had become the first Tudor king. It’s the story of sixteen-year-old … Continue reading

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