Posted in America Cultural Fiction Historical

Sue Monk Kidd “The Invention of Wings”

I stumbled upon Sue Monk Kidd’s „The Invention of Wings“ while looking for „The Secret…

Posted in Estonia Guidebook Historical Nonfiction Sightseeing Tallinn

Martin Idol „100 things to do in Tallinn“

As travelling is pretty difficult at the moment, this superb book provides 100 possibilities to…

Posted in Fiction Historical Religion Westerns

Willa Cather “Death Comes for the Archbishop”

A strong smell of campfire is permeating the traveler’s clothes and hair. After a long…

Posted in Cultural Fiction Historical Short Stories

“Vienna Tales”

Vienna is situated in the heart of Europe. If I think about Vienna, there are…

Posted in Fantasy Fiction Historical Magical Realism Nordic

Sjón “The blue fox”

Sjón is an Icelandic writer whose novel „The Blue Fox“ has been translated into many…

Posted in Fantasy Historical Young Adult

Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows „My Lady Jane“

Thrilling, creative and absolutely hilarious twist on history. It’s easy to make the reader cry….

Posted in Fiction Historical Horror Mystery

Alma Katsu “The Hunger”

“The Hunger” is a book that is quite hard to describe: it is part historical…

Posted in Fiction Historical

Min Jin Lee “Pachinko”

This might easily be one of the best fiction books written based on Korean and…

Posted in Cultural Fiction Historical War

Mary Lynn Bracht “White Chrysanthemum”

“Some historians believe fifty thousand to two hundred thousand Korean women and girls were stolen,…

Posted in Historical LGBT Romance

Mackenzi Lee “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue”

We step into the world of a spoiled brat who is not happy about the…

Posted in Cultural Fiction Historical War

Tan Twan Eng “The Garden of Evening Mists”

“From what you’ve been telling me, it’s just about aesthetics, isn’t it? The garden I…

Posted in Cultural Fiction Historical Nobel Prize

Mo Yan “Big Breasts and Wide Hips”

This book is a winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. Mo Yan is most…

Posted in Fantasy Fiction Historical Mystery

Carlos Ruiz Zafón “The Prisoner of Heaven”

Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s latest work The Prisoner of Heaven is the third in his seires,…