Comics & Graphic Novel, Historical fiction

Savior (Purple Heart, #1) by Éric Warnauts

Art by Warnauts and Raives I started and stopped this book a couple of times before I actually saw it all the way through. The first time I paused, it was because it was unexpectedly angst-ridden and seemed too heavy. Then maybe because most of the characters were a little too unlikeable. Then, after reminding… Continue reading Savior (Purple Heart, #1) by Éric Warnauts

Historical fiction

In the Mirror, a Peacock Danced by Justine Bothwick

The thing that drew me to this book was its cover. There is a complicated feel to it, and the dual timeline was not war based, making me doubly curious.The dual timeline swings between 1938 and 1953 and between India and Britain. This provides us with the saga of Florence Hunt, from her eighteenth birthday… Continue reading In the Mirror, a Peacock Danced by Justine Bothwick

Historical fiction

In the Palace of Flowers by Victoria Princewill

When I started this book, I was dropped right into an opulent world where the darker emotions are more prevalent than happier ones. Every relationship is fraught with undercurrents. This is the Shah's harem in Persia. At the end of the book, the author actually provided a poem by the real slave that the story… Continue reading In the Palace of Flowers by Victoria Princewill