Hitler Doesn’t Deserve Any White Rose

White Rose by Kip Wilson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. I once loved my country, but now the only thing that shames me is that I'm German. I'm not a fan of poetry, but I enjoyed… Continue reading Hitler Doesn’t Deserve Any White Rose

Just Short of Enchanting

Enchantée by Gita Trelease My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Magicians needed sorrow. And deep sorrow existed only because of love. What's great about historical fiction is that it removes, if not embellishes, the "boring" or pedantic aspects… Continue reading Just Short of Enchanting

A Gilded Success

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi My rating: 5 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Wolves were everywhere. In politics, on thrones, in beds. They cut their teeth on history and grew fat on war. This is probably my last book… Continue reading A Gilded Success

Into the Jewish Woods

The Sisters of the Winter Wood by Rena Rossner My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thank you, Hachette Book Group, for giving me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Jews always come out battered, bruised, but still triumphant. Because we believe in God, in community, in compassion, and in the… Continue reading Into the Jewish Woods

Divine Neutrality

Circe by Madeline Miller My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars Thank you, Hachette Book Group, for giving me a finished copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. When I was born, the name for what I was did not exist. I finally finished this book after reading it for more than a… Continue reading Divine Neutrality

Crows Are Not Better than Roses

Lost Crow Conspiracy by Rosalyn Eves My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars Thank you, Penguin Random House, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. You think because I am a girl, I am weak. Because I speak for those who are given no voice here, my voice should… Continue reading Crows Are Not Better than Roses

My Plain Governess

My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Harper Collins, for giving me an ARC in exchange for an honest review. For everyone who's ever fallen for the wrong person, even though we agree that Mr. Darcy looks good on paper...and in a wet shirt. I absolutely loved My… Continue reading My Plain Governess