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


Into Africa by Kerry McDonald

I am, of course, familiar with Stanley and Livingstone of "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" This novel, by Kerry McDonald, is told from the point of view of Dr. Livingstone's sister, Janet. When the book opens, no one has heard from David Livingstone for years. Everyone, except his sister, believes he is dead. Then the mail… Continue reading Into Africa by Kerry McDonald

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Finding Strength in the Ashes

Finding Strength in the Ashes by Mary Helen Sheriff Confession: I cried when I watched the Wonder Woman movie that came out a few years ago. The little girl still inside me, the one who ran around in Wonder Woman Underoos for much of her childhood, finally got her superhero movie and it was AMAZING.… Continue reading Finding Strength in the Ashes

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On Becoming a Statistic

By Valerie Taylor Lately I’ve had counting on my mind. Whether it’s the number of daily COVID-19 cases, the number of paper towels I use in a day as I try to ration what’s in short supply, or the days until What’s Not Said (She Writes Press), my debut novel, is released on September 15,… Continue reading On Becoming a Statistic