In Inés of My Soul, author Isabel Allende captured her spirit, and also told of the foundation of Chile in a fascinating and entertaining manner
A Tale of One January by Albert Maltz is a historical-fiction story of two women who escaped from a Nazi death March in January, 1945
I felt that the book is most poignant when the characters are interacting. The sense of desperation they feel everyday is something that’s felt on every page
The Rail Splitter is expertly researched, books like this should be the standard for historical fiction. One could learn a lot from books like this
Hedda by Peter Haden is an enjoyable historical fiction. It is intelligent, the main characters are intriguing, and the narrative is grounded in the history
Discover the true essence of Teddy Roosevelt in “The Old Lion,” a novel by Jeff Shaara that captures the President’s persona, manners, & vulnerabilities
The captivating richly detailed saga of three generations of a cursed South Indian family cursed for generations in Abraham Verghese’s The Covenant of Water
Benghazi-Bergen-Belsen (בנגאזי–ברגן־בלזן ) Yossi Sucary tells of the plight of North African and Libyan Jews during World War II
The Dance Tree by Kiran Millwood Hargrave has a lot going for it, however, I felt that the plot never got going and the ending was anticlimactic.
While I certainly enjoyed reading much of it, I thought that after 1,200+ pages, that the ending was rushed, with three minor characters closing it.