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The Child Thief by Dan Smith (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyjones on November 14, 2014 tagged historical fictionmystery
    In a small Ukrainian village, a child killer is punished, then a family hunts for their niece on the frozen steppes.

Morphine by Mikhail Bulgakov, Hugh Aplin (2013)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 14, 2014 tagged historical fiction
    A young Russian doctor’s first person account of his morphine addiction, set in the early 1900s.

Anno Dracula by Kim Newman (2011)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by guest on October 31, 2014 tagged historical fictionhorror
    Dracula won. He married Queen Victoria, and vampires are present at every level of British society.

The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on October 24, 2014 tagged historical fictionmystery
    A police typist is drawn into a co-worker's world of speakeasies, hotel living, and flapper-girl glamour.

Year of the Jungle Memories from the Home Front by Suzanne Collins, James Proimos (2013)
    Reviewed by snow on October 10, 2014 tagged historical fictionpicture book
    After Suzy’s father goes to Vietnam, his postcards arrive further and further apart and finally stop completely.

Paperboy by Vince Vawter (2013)
    Reviewed by wally on October 3, 2014 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction
    A boy with a severe stutter takes over a friend’s paper route in Memphis in the summer of 1959.

A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction
    Cleo volunteers for the Red Cross during the Spanish Influenza epidemic. She’s helped by a dashing medical student.

Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth (2014)
    Reviewed by diane on September 19, 2014 tagged historical fiction
    Charlotte-Rose is exiled from the court of Louis XIV to a convent. Her only comfort is a story a nuns tells.

Pyg The Memoirs of Toby, The Learned Pig by Russell Potter (2012)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 12, 2014 tagged historical fiction
    In 1780s England, a pig named Toby avoids becoming dinner, joins a show, and learns to communicate with humans.

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos (2013)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on September 12, 2014 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction
    Jack Gantos was grounded for most of the summer of 1962, but he managed to have adventures and get in more trouble.

Paul Joins the Scouts by Michel Rabagliati, Helge Dascher (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on September 12, 2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novelhistorical fiction
    In Quebec in 1970, Paul joins the scouts, goes to camp, has his first kiss, and decides to become an artist.

Fallout by Todd Strasser (2013)
    Reviewed by danritchie on September 5, 2014 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction
    In 1962, Scott’s dad builds a bomb shelter. The neighbors mock him until the night they need it.

The Collector of Dying Breaths by M.J. Rose (2014)
    Reviewed by danritchie on August 22, 2014 tagged historical fictionmysteryparanormal
    An elixir that can reanimate the dead is at the heart of two intertwined stories that take place centuries apart.

The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers (1983)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on August 22, 2014 tagged historical fictionscience fiction
    A time-traveling poetry scholar trapped in 1810 London tries to survive bodysnatchers, a sorcerer, and a werewolf.

In Falling Snow by Mary-Rose MacColl (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 8, 2014 tagged historical fiction
    Iris leaves Australia to find her brother, who is fighting in WWI, and ends up working in a hospital outside Paris.

A Bag of Marbles by Joseph Joffo, Kris, Vincent Bailly (2013)
    Reviewed by wally on July 18, 2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novelhistorical fiction
    Two Jewish boys in occupied Paris live by their wits during WW II.

The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang, Sonny Liew (2014)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on July 4, 2014 tagged graphic novelhistorical fictionsuperhero
    Hank wants to be a grocer in Chinatown like his father, but his mother wants him to be a superhero.

The Light Between Oceans a novel by M.L. Stedman (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 20, 2014 tagged historical fiction
    A lighthouse keeper and his wife find a baby that washes ashore and raise it as their own.

Hidden by Loïc Dauvillier, Marc Lizano, Greg Salsedo, Alexis Siegel (2014)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on May 2, 2014 tagged graphic novelhistorical fiction
    Elsa’s grandmother tells her about the people who helped her survive the holocaust.

Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper (2013)
    Reviewed by wally on April 4, 2014 tagged historical fictionparanormal
    Little Hawk, a young Wampanoag, stays friends with John Wakeley even after John’s stepfather kills him.

black is the color by Julia Gfrörer (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on March 7, 2014 tagged graphic novelhistorical fictionparanormal
    Warren, put adrift in a dinghy during a troubled sea voyage, is visited by a mermaid.

The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan (2009)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on February 21, 2014 tagged fantasygraphic novelhistorical fiction
    In Dust Bowl-era Kansas, Jack thinks he may have figured out where the rain is hiding.

Nightmare Range The Collected George Sueño & Ernie Bascom Stories by Martin Limón (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on February 7, 2014 tagged historical fictionshort stories
    U.S. army detectives solve crimes in and around U.S. army bases in 1970s Korea.

Dogs of War by Sheila Keenan, Nathan Fox (2013)
    Reviewed by snow on January 17, 2014 tagged graphic novelhistorical fiction
    Three wars. Three soldiers. Three dogs.

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff (2013)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on January 17, 2014 tagged fantasygraphic novelhistorical fiction
    Daring adventurer Delilah Dirk saved Selim's life because he makes the finest tea in Europe. Now he is in her debt.

Bluffton by Matt Phelan (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on December 20, 2013 tagged biographygraphic novelhistorical fiction
    In 1908 vaudevillians, including the young Buster Keaton, take up residence in a small Michigan town.

Papa's Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming, Boris Kulikov (2013)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 6, 2013 tagged historical fictionpicture book
    An inventor builds underwater vehicles based on his daughter’s observations of fish in a lake.

The Mysterious Howling (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place Volume 1) by Maryrose Wood, Katherine Kellgren (2011)
    Reviewed by snow on December 6, 2013 tagged audiobookchapter bookhistorical fiction
    Penelope Lumley has been hired as governess for three children raised by wolves.

Unspoken A Story from the Underground Railroad by Henry Cole (2012)
    Reviewed by sharonlevin on November 15, 2013 tagged historical fictionpicture book
    A wordless story about a young girl who helps a runaway slave hiding in her family’s chicken coop.

Dreamers of the Day by Mary Doria Russell (2008)
    Reviewed by davidtomashek on November 15, 2013 tagged historical fiction
    After surviving the 1918 flu epidemic, Agnes Shanklin arrives in the Middle East during tumultuous times.

Benjamin Franklin's Bastard by Sally Cabot (2013)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on November 15, 2013 tagged historical fiction
    Only Benjamin Franklin knew who his son William's mother was. In this novel she is smart, lively, and tragic.

A Simple Murder by Eleanor Kuhns (2012)
    Reviewed by emilyjones on November 15, 2013 tagged historical fictionmystery
    Revolutionary War veteran Will Rees tries to make things right with his son and solve the murder of a Shaker woman.

To Be or Not To Be A Chooseable-Path Adventure by Ryan North, William Shakespeare, YOU (2013)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 15, 2013 tagged classichistorical fictionhumor
    Irritated by Hamlet? Intrigued by Ophelia? Make different choices than the Bard and see what happens.

The Fame Thief by Timothy Hallinan (2013)
    Reviewed by billba on November 8, 2013 tagged historical fictionmystery
    Burglar/Private Eye Junior Bender is hired to find out who ruined the career of a promising starlet in the 1950s.

Sold for Endless Rue by Madeleine E. Robins (2013)
    Reviewed by wally on November 1, 2013 tagged historical fiction
    In 13th century Sicily, Laura attends medical school and drives a hard bargain with the person who stole her greens.

Jerusalem A Family Portrait by Boaz Yakin, Nick Bertozzi (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on October 18, 2013 tagged graphic novelhistorical fiction

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on October 4, 2013 tagged historical fictionparanormalromance

The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on October 4, 2013 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction

Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on September 20, 2013 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction

The Beach of Falesá by Robert Louis Stevenson (2005)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on September 13, 2013 tagged classichistorical fictionliterary

City of Spies by Susan Kim, Laurence Klavan, Pascal Dizin (2010)
    Reviewed by billba on September 6, 2013 tagged graphic novelhistorical fiction

The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich (2005)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 23, 2013 tagged historical fictionliterary

An Echo Through the Snow by Andrea Thalasinos (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 23, 2013 tagged historical fictionliterary

Ship of The Line (Hornblower Saga Book 7) by C.S. Forester (1985)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by guest on August 16, 2013 tagged historical fiction

Bent Road by Lori Roy, Marguerite Gavin (2011)
    Reviewed by emilyjones on August 16, 2013 tagged audiobookhistorical fictionmystery

Boxers & Saints Boxed Set by Gene Luen Yang (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on August 9, 2013 tagged coming of agegraphic novelhistorical fiction

Dr. Frankenstein's Daughters by Suzanne Weyn (2013)
    Reviewed by danritchie on August 2, 2013 tagged fantasyhistorical fiction

The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 5, 2013 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction

The Reluctant Assassin (W.A.R.P. Book 1) by Eoin Colfer (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on June 7, 2013 tagged historical fictionscience fictionthriller
    A Victorian-era boy travels to the future, pursued by his would-be mentor, who wants to turn him into a killer.

Lincoln's Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin (2013)
    Reviewed by danritchie on June 7, 2013 tagged historical fictionmystery
    A post-Civil War counterfeiting ring planned to steal and then ransom President Lincoln’s body.

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