Posts Tagged: historical fiction

Why I DNFed The Disgrace of Kitty Grey

Why I DNFed The Disgrace of Kitty Grey

June 20, 2017 Review 10 DNF

Three years ago I wrote a post about how I struggle to DNF books. Since that post I’ve DNFed maybe 3 books out of 250. As you can see, DNFing is still a struggle for me, but when it came to THE DISGRACE OF KITTY GREY it was an easy decision I made at 28%. It had already been sitting […]

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3 Things About Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

3 Things About Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

May 10, 2016 Review 28 ★★★★

“Was it harder to die, or harder to be the one who survived?” Boy, did I go into this one unaware. Ruta Sepetys was a familiar name due to the hype surrounding SALT TO THE SEA. When I was at the library the other day I saw BETWEEN SHADES OF GRAY and decided to pick it up after hearing so […]

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5 Things About Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club

5 Things About Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club

January 14, 2016 Review 24 ★★★★

The build is slow Patience grasshopper. I was expecting THE DARK DAYS CLUB to have a slow build from seeing blogging friends reading it and from my experience of reading Alison Goodman’s other book, EON. The time is taken to establish the world and characters at a slow, but not entirely unreasonable, pace. Little bits and pieces are sown into […]

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