Reviews by Tag: historical romance

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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice

By Jane Austen
Rated by
Kayla F.
Nov 7, 2022

Pride and Prejudice; a historical fiction by Jane Austen. The book is about the Bennet
family, specifically the Bennet sisters and their paths of romance. The struggle through finding
their desires within a strict class system and society. The reader follows Elizabeth Bennet and
her relationship with Mr. Darcy. Austen has a very captivating writing style. The way she
connects meaning within descriptions is beautiful and makes it an intriguing read. She

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The Duke and I by Julia Quinn

The Duke and I

By Julia Quinn
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Apr 8, 2022

Daphne Bridgerton is the eldest daughter in the eight-sibling Bridgerton family. In London’s debutante season, she eagerly looks for a husband with whom she can have a family and live a life with. Everything changes when she meets the rakish Simon, the Duke of Hastings. As they begin their relationship with friendship, Daphne and Simon’s relationship enters into precarious territory where one must give up the lifelong commitment they’ve made.

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Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

Last Night at the Telegraph Club

By Malinda Lo
Rated by
Palak P.
Apr 2, 2022

Last Night at the Telegraph Club is a historical fiction novel set in San Francisco in the 1950’s, where high-schooler Lily Hu goes through her queer awakening. Lily Hu is the “model” Chinese-American daughter, who gradually comes to realize her sense of identity as she befriends her math classmate and heads off towards a lesbian bar. Caught in the overwhelming feelings of confusion and exhilaration, the threat of risking old friendships and even her father’s deportation looms over her.

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Before We Disappear by Shaun David Hutchinson

Before We Disappear

By Shaun David Hutchinson
Rated by
Marium K.
Nov 3, 2021

Meet two rival magician assistants, Jack and Wilhelm. Jack works for the Enchantress, and Wilhelm works for Laszlo. During the Exposition, they both cross paths and form a secret romance. Does the romance between Jack and Wilhelm keep them together? Or does it fall apart? Read more to find out!

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

By V. E. Schwab
Rated by
Lisa J.
Feb 27, 2021

It is France, 1714, and a young French village girl named Addie kneels on the forest floor on the eve of her wedding and prays for freedom from an arranged marriage. She forgets, though, that it is after dark, and the gods that answer after dark never play fair. In a moment of desperation, she makes a bargain with the devil himself — freedom to wander, to explore, to dream, but with one catch: she will be forgotten by everyone she meets.

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Cover photo of the book Lovely War

Lovely War

By Julie Berry
Rated by
Ava P.
Feb 3, 2021

Lovely War​ by Julie Berry is a romance and historical fiction novel that follows the lives of four individuals during World War I, told from the perspective of Aphrodite (goddess of passion and love). Hazel, James, Colette, and Aubrey’s paths cross by mere circumstance, and with Aphrodite’s help, beautiful relationships are formed. As time passes, the perils of war threaten to interfere with the romances and friendships.

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