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Where the Broken Heart Still Beats: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker
3.66
it was amazing
No matter how many times I read this book, and it has been quite a few, what with teaching it periodically, I still mourn for Cynthia Ann Parker.
Mar 08, 2010
Mar 04, 2010
 
66
Manor of Secrets
3.49
really liked it
A little bit like Downton Abby...even the model on the cover reminds me of Sybil.
Mar 10, 2015
Mar 10, 2015
 
59
Glory Be
3.90
really liked it
This book almost felt like it was about me. It's set in Mississippi in the 60's, the main character is 12, and she is the preacher's daughter. Her lif ...more
Oct 21, 2013
Oct 21, 2013
 
11
The Season
3.82
it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed this book set in Regency England. It is a great middle school read, and a good alternative for those who feel The Luxe books are ...more
Dec 05, 2009
Dec 02, 2009
 
56
The Queen's Guard: Violet (The Queen's Guard, #1)
3.62
it was amazing
Just the right mix of political intrigue, history, and romance to keep one entertained. Set in Constantinople in the 1100's chronicling King Louis' vi ...more
Jul 02, 2013
Jul 02, 2013
 
37
Journey to La Salle’s Settlement
2.30
liked it
Even though the three kids travel back in time, I still classify this as historical fiction. In book five of this series Hannah, Nick, and Jackie trav ...more
May 09, 2012
May 09, 2012
 
15
Riot
3.20
liked it
I liked this book, but did find it a little disjointed. It jumped around a bit more than I liked. I came away a little disppointed after reading it th ...more
Mar 10, 2010
Mar 10, 2010
 
61
Beautiful Days (Bright Young Things, #2)
3.85
it was amazing
Ah! The glamor of a bootlegger's daughter, a bootlegger's girlfriend, and a nightclub sincger.... Set during the days of the Prohibition, this second ...more
Mar 23, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
 
34
Gilt
3.61
really liked it
As a fan of this time period already, this book just gave me more reason to like the time. Catherine Howard was the only wife whose story was the weak ...more
Feb 23, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
 
20
War Games
3.33
liked it
Fictionalized account of a true story of a family in Greece when the Germans occupied the country in WWII. The family's children have dual citizenship ...more
Jul 11, 2010
Jul 03, 2010
 
58
The Wicked and the Just
3.62
really liked it
Set in volatile Wales in the 13th century, it is the story of two young girls surviving the way they both knew best until they finally came to see jus ...more
Oct 16, 2013
Oct 16, 2013
 
12
Pride and Prejudice
4.24
it was amazing
First time to read this classic, and I am an English major. Absolutely loved the story. If you didn't read it in high school or college, procure a cop ...more
Dec 30, 2009
Jan 01, 2010
 
17
Is It Night or Day?
3.94
it was amazing
Seldon does a book touch me like this one did. It is a fictional account of the childhool of the author's mother, a 12 year sent by her Jewish family ...more
Jun 16, 2010
Jun 07, 2010
 
18
Guardian
3.77
really liked it
A story about what is right and what is right to do. In this book, they are radically different and Ansel sees that at the age of 14.
Jul 04, 2010
Jul 03, 2010
 
36
Jefferson's Sons
4.02
liked it
A book with the perspective of what it must have been like for the slave children of Thomas Jefferson.
May 02, 2012
May 03, 2012
 
76
Three Sisters, Three Queens (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #8)
3.74
it was amazing
Loved this book from the eldest Tudor sister's point of view.
Aug 27, 2016
Aug 29, 2016
 
6
The Other Boleyn Girl
4.04
really liked it
The movie was based on this book about Henry VIII's second wife.
Aug 2008
Aug 07, 2009
 
4
The Boleyn Inheritance (The Tudors, #3)
3.84
really liked it
Good historical fiction read on the wives of Henry the VIII.
Jul 2008
Aug 07, 2009
 
64
Odette's Secrets
4.05
really liked it
A very sweet book about a very horrible time.
May 26, 2014
May 26, 2014
 
2
The Luxe (Luxe, #1)
3.63
it was amazing
What a beautiful story. I hated Penelope and Lina.
Nov 2008
Aug 07, 2009
 
1
The Red Necklace (French Revolution, #1)
3.79
really liked it
Set during the French revolution.
Oct 2008
Aug 07, 2009
 
5
The Constant Princess
3.88
really liked it
Henry VIII's first wife's story.
Aug 2008
Aug 07, 2009
 
9
Splendor (Luxe, #4)
3.84
it was amazing
A very fitting ending to the series.
Nov 07, 2009
Nov 07, 2009
 
13
Rumors (Luxe, #2)
3.85
it was amazing
Oh what a great book.
Feb 2009
Aug 07, 2009
 
25
The Storm in the Barn
3.71
it was ok
Good pictures which mostly tell the story. Nothing exceptional except it was a quick read.
Nov 25, 2010
Nov 19, 2010
 
54
Out of the Easy
4.05
it was amazing
A beautifully written story of a young girl who has everything in life going against her, yet she still sees the beauty in life and yearns for that fo ...more
May 02, 2013
May 02, 2013
 
35
Yellow Crocus
4.24
really liked it
I picked up this book because it was said to appeal to fans of The Help. Yes, it did have that appeal, but it soon had me drawn in on it's own worth. ...more
Feb 29, 2012
Mar 01, 2012
 
22
Countdown (The Sixties Trilogy, #1)
3.89
liked it
If you lived through the Bay of Pigs invasion as an elementary school student, this book will read like your life. Otherwise, it is a great recap of l ...more
Sep 29, 2010
Jul 12, 2010
 
31
Uncle Tom's Cabin
3.83
liked it
I had never read this classic novel and not sure I would have read it at a younger age. The language is difficult by today's sat dares, but I found it ...more
Oct 2011
Oct 02, 2011
 
21
For Love or Honor
2.57
liked it
At times, the writing was a little stiff, but once I adapted to her style, the book held my interest. A nice read.
Sep 13, 2010
Sep 14, 2010
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