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Fateful
3.95
For years, Tess Davies has worked as a maid for the Lisle family at their manor house in England. But she has always dreamed of a better life, and now...more
Apr 27, 2011
Jul 24, 2010
 
The Return: Nightfall (The Vampire Diaries, # 5)
3.57
Like many other readers here, I first read The Vampire Diaries series as a teenager, and really enjoyed it. Although I am in my 20s now, I was excited...more
not set
Apr 02, 2009
 
Making Bombs for Hitler
4.44
This book tells the story of Lida, a fictional young Ukranian girl, who is captured by the Nazis to be used for slave labor shortly before her ninth b...more
Feb 2012
Sep 04, 2011
 
The Man from Pomegranate Street (The Roman Mysteries, #17)
4.28
In this conclusion to the Roman Mysteries series, Flavia and her friends return to Rome in AD 81 to learn of the death of Emperor Titus. The death occ...more
not set
Jun 20, 2009
 
The Book of Wonders
3.96
Thirteen-year-old Zardi lives in the kingdom of Arribitha, where the sultan has banned magic, and anyone even heard talking about magic can be arreste...more
Jan 2011
Sep 20, 2011
 
Falling Kingdoms (Falling Kingdoms, #1)
3.83
This book came really close to being a 5 star read for me but fell a bit short. If I could use half stars I would rate 4.5/5.

I really loved the story,...more
Jun 11, 2012
Mar 05, 2012
 
Lady Macbeth's Daughter
3.70
In this novel, set in 11th century Scotland, author Lisa Klein starts with the premise that Macbeth and his wife had a baby daughter, born with a defo...more
Jun 2009
Apr 11, 2009
 
Victoria and the Rogue (An Avon True Romance, #12)
3.58
Victoria Arbuthnot was just four years old when her parents died while the family was visiting India. Since then, she has been raised in India by her...more
Feb 2003
Apr 01, 2009
 
The Season
3.85
Unlike most young ladies from titled families in Regency England, seventeen-year-old Lady Alexandra Stafford, daughter of the Duke of Worthington, is...more
Nov 2008
Apr 01, 2009
 
Timeless Love
3.57
Sixteen-year-old Samantha McKenna has just wrecked her dad's precious new BMW, and she's desperate to escape. Clutching her birthday present, an antiq...more
Jan 2002
Feb 28, 2010
 
Gilt
3.64
Gilt, the debut novel by author Katherine Longshore, tells the story the rise and fall of Catherine "Cat" Howard, the fifth wife of King Henry VIII, f...more
Jan 29, 2012
Apr 20, 2011
 
Keeping the Castle
3.52
Seventeen-year-old Althea Crawley, the heroine of Keeping the Castle, is in quite a bind. The family estate of Crawley Castle is quite literally falli...more
May 2012
Oct 13, 2011
 
In Mozart's Shadow: His Sister's Story
3.62
Young Nannerl Mozart, like her younger brother Wolfgang Mozart, has been a talented musician since the time she was a small child. And it is from a yo...more
not set
Apr 01, 2009
 
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1)
3.61
Mary is a teenage girl growing up in a bleak future where the world has been overrun by flesh-eating zombies called the Unconsecrated. She lives in a...more
Feb 2009
Apr 01, 2009
 
Kazunomiya: Prisoner of Heaven, Japan, 1858
3.71
As a princess of Japan in the year 1858, twelve-year-old Kazunomiya lives a life of privilege and luxury. But it is one in which she is a virtual pris...more
Aug 2004
Apr 01, 2009
 
Gwyneth and the Thief
3.84
Gwyneth is just fifteen years old, but with her mother and brother dead, and her father ill, the responsibility of running her family's estate, Haverl...more
Jun 2002
Apr 01, 2009
 
Conqueror (Pendants Of Ragnar, #2)
3.17
Gwyneth was just a girl when she rescued Selig, the young Viking her father was holding as a slave. Now she is a young woman, about to be married off...more
Jul 2002
Feb 28, 2010
 
Shadow
3.69
**spoiler alert** For as long as she can remember, the orphaned peasant girl called Shadow has spent every moment of her life following around Queen A...more
not set
Jul 22, 2009
 
A Desperate Road to Freedom (Dear Canada)
3.86
Eleven-year-old Julia May is more fortunate than most slaves in the southern states during the Civil War. As a young girl, her owner assigned her to b...more
Sep 2010
Sep 09, 2009
 
The Merchant's Daughter
3.90
Seventeen-year-old Annabel Chapman grew up as the daughter of a wealthy merchant in 14th century England. Several years ago, her family’s fortune was...more
Nov 27, 2011
Mar 08, 2011
 
The Starving Time (My America: Elizabeth's Jamestown Colony Diary, #2)
3.89
It's October, 1609. Although her best friend Jessie Bolton has returned to England with her grieving father following her mother's death, nine-year-ol...more
Feb 2001
Apr 01, 2009
 
The Lady in the Tower
4.11
Eleanor had a happy childhood in 16th century England, during the reign of King Henry VIII. Her loving and indulgent parents allowed her to ride horse...more
not set
Apr 01, 2009
 
A Light Within
3.87
This book is from the Heartsong Presents historical series, sweet historical romances in various settings with an inspirational theme. This particular...more
Jun 2005
Apr 01, 2009
 
Deadly Voyage: RMS Titanic, Jamie Laidlaw, April 14, 1912
3.88
After spending two years living in England, fourteen-year-old Jamie Laidlaw and his parents are returning home to Canada as first class passengers on...more
Sep 17, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
The Death of My Country: The Plains of Abraham Diary of Geneviève Aubuchon (Cher Journal)
3.63
When Genevieve was about five years old, she and her older brother, Chegual, were the sole survivors of a raid on their Abenaki village. They were res...more
not set
Apr 01, 2009
 
Dancing Through Fire (Portraits, #1)
3.81
This book is part of a new historical fiction series called Portraits. This series imagines what the lives of young girls in famous paintings might ha...more
Jan 2005
Apr 01, 2009
 
Between the Sea and Sky
3.47
For years, Esmerine has longed for the day when she can join her older sister, Dosia, as a siren, and now that day has come. Becoming a siren is a gre...more
May 28, 2011
Jun 12, 2010
 
Standing in the Light: The Captive Diary of Catharine Carey Logan, Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania, 1763 (Dear America)
3.94
Thirteen-year-old Catherine Logan, called Caty by her family and friends, lives in the Delaware Valley in Pennsylvania in 1763. Though she lives on th...more
not set
Apr 01, 2009
 
Fallen Grace
3.65
The year is 1861 in London. Fifteen-year-old Grace Parkes and her older sister, Lily, live a life of hardship, struggling every day just to earn enoug...more
Jan 29, 2011
Feb 08, 2010
 
With the Might of Angels: The Diary of Dawnie Rae Johnson, Hadley, Virginia, 1954
4.05
Dawnie Rae Johnston begins her diary on her twelth birthday in 1954, the day after the Supreme Court decision ending segregation in schools. Dawnie is...more
May 11, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
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