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The Artist Colony by Joanna FitzPatrick

I review a lot of books and enjoy most of them. As a result, I give a lot of five-star reviews. When an astounding book comes along that outshines everything around it, giving five stars isn't enough. The Artist Colony deserves more than five stars. Set in Carmel, California, in the summer of 1924, this… Continue reading The Artist Colony by Joanna FitzPatrick

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Top Hist Fic Picks for April 2022

This article first appeared on paperlanternwriters.com April is a busy time in my family. We have five birthdays, including my sons and my father-in-law (who’s turning 92 this year), Easter, and, of course, tax day. Even so, I always make time for reading. Good thing, because a lot of historical fiction debuts this month! Interesting… Continue reading Top Hist Fic Picks for April 2022

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Top Hist Fic Pics for March 2022

This post first appeared on paperlanternwriters.com March, in my mind, has always meant Spring. A little windy, perhaps, but warm weather, planting in the garden, and rain. We still have wind where I live, but freezing temperatures overnight are confusing my blossoming blueberries and there’s no rain in the long-range forecast. Unfortunately, that’s becoming normal.… Continue reading Top Hist Fic Pics for March 2022

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Top 5 Picks New Hist Fic

This post first appeared on paperlanternwriters.com My favorite valentine this February may very well be a book! Whether you’re in an unseasonably cold area or an unseasonable warm area, it’s a good time to snuggle up with a new book. Here are some historical novels being released in February. BIOGRAPHICAL  The Prophet’s Wifeby Libbie Grant… Continue reading Top 5 Picks New Hist Fic