I am joining the Historical Fiction Reading Challenge for 2017 hosted by Passages to the Past.
Here are the Reading Challenge details:
Each month, a new post dedicated to the HF Challenge will be created. To participate, you only have to follow the rules:
- Everyone can participate, even those who don't have a blog (you can add your book title and thoughts in the comment section if you wish)
- Add the link(s) of your review(s) including your name and book title to the Mister Linky we’ll be adding to our monthly post (please, do not add your blog link, but the correct address that will guide us directly to your review)
- Any sub-genre of historical fiction is accepted (Historical Romance, Historical Mystery, Historical Fantasy, Young Adult, etc.)
20th century Reader - 2 books
Victorian Reader - 5 books
Renaissance Reader - 10 books
Medieval - 15 books
Ancient History - 25 books
Prehistoric - 50+ books
To join the challenge you only need to make a post about it, add your link in Mr. Linky below or just leave a link to your blog if you are not yet ready to post about it yet. If you don't have a blog you can just leave a comment for this post saying that you are joining.
The challenge runs from January 1st to December 31st, 2017.
I look forward to having you join me in reading and enjoying the best in historical fiction over the 12 months.
Don't forget to grab the Reading Challenge Button to post on your blog. If you'd like a specific size, just let me know and I will send it over to you via email. Please share about the Reading Challenge to your fellow friends and readers using the hashtag below!
If you have any questions or comments please email Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I will be participating at the Ancient History Level and updating with review links to this post!
Book 1- The Bishop's Girl- historical mystery set between present day and 1899-1918 Greece, England and France.
Book 2- The Silent Children- historical mystery, thriller, ghost story set between present day and 1938 Vienna.
Book 3- Illusions of Magic: Love and Intrigue in 1933 Chicago- a sleuth story set against the backdrop of the attempted assassination of President Elect Roosevelt.
Book 4: The Finish: The Progress of a Murder Uncovered- Historical murder mystery set in 18th century London.
Book 5: Orphan Train- Historical fiction of the 1930's orphan trains combined with present day.
Book 6 and 7: The French Orphan books one and two - Adventure and friendship in 17th century France and England.
Book 8: The Lost Girl of Astor Street- Historical Mystery set in 1920's Chicago.
Book 9: Daughter of A Thousand Years: A dual time story between 1000 AD Greenland and present day New England.
Book 10: The Munich Girl: A historical mystery around one woman's connection with Eva Braun, split between 1995 and World War II.
Book 11: The Orphan's Tale: Set around a circus during World War II.
Book 12: Condemn Me Not: Accused of Witchcraft: Salem 1692, the story of Susannah North Martin.
Book 13: Beyond the Wild River: Historical Mystery between Scotland and Canada in the 1890's.
Book 14: Sense of Touch: Historical Romance in Anne of Brittany's court.
Book 15: The Mourning Ring: Historical fantasy with the young Bronte siblings.
Book 16:Hannah's Moon: Historical Fiction time travel back to Tennessee, 1945 at the end of WWII.
Book 17: The Baker's Secret: Historical fiction set along the coast of Normandy during the German occupation and D-Day.
Book 18: Escape From Witchwood Hollow: YA historical/paranormal that jumps between 2001, 1670 and 1850.
Book 19: The Irish Milliner: Historical Fiction set in Civil War era New York city.
Book 20: The Belle of Two Arbors: Historical Fiction set in Michigan from 1913 through 1953.
Book 21: The Life and Deaths of Blanche Nero: A mix of Contemporary Fiction and Historical Mystery surrounding Italy in WWII.
Book 22: The Essex Serpent: Historical fiction set in Victorian England surrounding the sighting of a mythical beast.
Book 23: News of the World: Historical fiction set in Reconstruction era Texas featuring Captain Kidd.
Book 24: Casanova's Secret Wife: Historical Fiction in 18th century Venice.
Book 25: The Beat on Ruby's Street: Middle Grade historical fiction about the Beatnik generation
Book 26: The Cottingley Secret: Historical Fiction based on the true story of the Cottingley fairies.
Book 27: The Sworn Virgin: Historical fiction set in early 20th century Albania.
Book 28: Concentration Camps of Canada: Historical fiction of indigenous people of Canada ranging from 1918-1960.
Book 29: The Velvet Prison: A family saga running from the end of WWI through the beginning of WWII.
Book 30: The Daughters of Ireland: The second book in the Deverill Chronicles taking place in 1920's Ireland.
Book 31: Jaybird's Song: Historical fiction and coming-of-age in Atlanta, GA during the 1960's touching on desegregation.
Book 32:The Long Way Home: Historical fiction following two runaway slaves during the War of Independence.
Book 33: Twilight Empress: Historical fiction documenting the life of Galla Placida in 400 AD Rome.
Book 34: Last Christmas in Paris: Historical fiction written in a series of letters during WWI.
Book 35: The Fire By Night: Historical Fiction about nurses during WWII.
Book 36: Pleasing Mr. Pepys: Historical Fiction based on Samuel Pepys diary, written about his wife's companion, Deb Willet.
Book 37: The Last Ballad: Historical Fiction based on the life of Ella May Wiggins, who was a striker during the Labor Movement.
Book 38: The Murderer's Maid: Historical fiction of the Borden murders from the point of view of Bridget, the maid.
Book 39: Last Words: Historical and Contemporary fiction mix as a granddaughter reads through her grandmother's Holocaust diary.
Book 40: A Sea of Sorrow: A Novel of Odysseus: Odysseus journey through the eyes of other characters.
Book 41: Night In Jerusalem: The Biblical story of Tamar set in 1960's Jerusalem during the Six Day War.
To sign up head to: http://www.passagestothepast.com/2016/12/2017hfreadingchallengesignup.html