Book Reviews, Historical-Fic

Lost Roses

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This is certainly not a light read. Nor a fun one. It is seeped with a tragedy that will touch every one of our hearts in some way – with sorrow, but also with admiration at the strength of people throughout these brutal times, and specifically for this book, the women.

It is clear that the historical aspect of this book was incredibly well-researched and proved to be equally intriguing as one of the reasons I love historical fiction is that we learn so much more about parts of history that we didn’t know about before in perhaps as much detail. It was also very interesting to read the author’s notes at the end of the book and I loved how she drew upon real-life people for her fictional characters, making everything so much more meaningful.

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First-Impressions: Lost Roses

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After reading The Huntress, it’s safe to say I have been lured back into historical fiction after a very long period where I let myself be consumed by fantasy. Now, I think it’s safe to say I need a break from fantasy, and so was so happy when I saw this on OverDrive (you all know books are too expensive and I live on OverDrive).

OverDrive actually had the first book of this series too, Lilac Girls, but something that I read about it made me decide to borrow this one instead… even though it was just a few days ago I can’t remember why but I’m really enjoying this so far.

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