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Great historical fiction books about real women, including novels based on true stories! Add these to your 2018 reading list. #historicalfiction

Great historical fiction books about real women, including novels based on true stories! Add these to your 2018 reading list. #historicalfiction

Beautiful quote from the novel The Girl from the Train by Irma Joubert

The Girl from the Train by Irma Joubert is unlike most historical fiction books I normally read. The beginning of the story is set close to the end of WWII in Poland, and progresses over about 15 years and into South Africa. Because this isn’t normally my first choice of setting & time period, I honestly wasn’t sure if...Read More »

The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles: 9780735211001 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books

About The Air You Breathe “[A] glorious, glittery saga of friendship and loss… I read The Air You Breathe in two nights. (One might say I inhaled it.).” –NPR “Echoes of Elena Ferrante resound in this sumptuous saga.”– O, The Oprah Magazine “Enveloping…Peebles understands the shifting currents of female friendship, and she writes so vividly about samba that you close the book certain its heroine’s voices must exist beyond the page.” – People The story of an intense female friendship fueled by…

Rutherford Park by Elizabeth Cooke | Community Post: 14 Books To Read If You Love Downton Abbey #downtonabbey via @BuzzFeed

In Rutherford Park, Lady of the house Octavia Cavendish lives like a bird in a gilded cage. With her family’s fortune, her husband, William, has made significant additions to the estate, but he too feels bound—by the obligations of his title as well as his vows. Their son, Harry, is expected to follow in his footsteps, but the boy has dreams of his own, like pursuing the new adventure of aerial flight. Meanwhile, below stairs, a housemaid named Emily holds a secret that could undo the…