I absolutely love historical fiction and read a lot of it; I love to learn history this way. I also enjoy reading science fiction, fantasy, horror, thriller and non-fiction science.
April was a pretty good reading month for me with 13 book read from a variety of genres and four books read from by TBR pile. Here's the rundown:
Finding Sheba by H.B. Moore: A historic thriller about the remains of the Queen of Sheba. Review.
Ivory Ghosts by Caitlin O'Connell: A crime thriller centering around the African Elephant Ivory trade. Review and a chance to win!
Fiercombe Manor by Kate Riordan: A dual-time gothic mystery linked by pregnancy. Review.
Watch the Shadows by Robin Winter: A creepy thriller. Review.
Inspector of the Dead by David Morrell: Victorian-era historical mystery featuring the opium-eater, Thomas De Quincy. Review.
Medium Dead by Paula Paul: Victorian-era historical mystery featuring the Queen herself. Review.
Years and an Ocean by Jo Noelle: Young adult dual-time story connecting the soul of two girls. Review.
Helen of Sparta by Amalia Carosella: A blend of historical fiction and Greek mythology that brings Helen of Sparta's story to life. Review.
Blood Matters by Aviva Bel'Harold: A different type of YA vampire story. Review.
Supervison by Alison Stine: A paranormal YA ghost story. Review.
The Mapmaker's Children by Sarah McCoy: Historical fiction about Sarah Brown, daughter of abolitionist, John Brown. Review and a chance to win!
The Fair Fight by Anna Freeman: Historical fiction set in 18th century England featuring women boxers. Review.
The Settling Earth by Rebecca Burns: 10 short stories that are interwoven to tell of the British Settlement of New Zealand. Review.
Favorite Books for the Month:
The Mapmaker's Children
Helen of Sparta
Not So Favorites:
The Fair Fight
Have you read or are you looking forward to reading any of these books?