Historical Fiction Spotlight (11/16/22)

We’re traveling back in time with two touching love stories, one set in 1950s Alaska with an unlikely and turbulent marriage, and the next in 1878 Cambridge with a beautiful portrait of first love and overcoming life’s worst obstacles.

HOMESTEAD by Melinda Moustakis

Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by January 1st.

“Inspired by Moustakis’ own family history and set during the Alaskan Territory’s bid for statehood, this stunning debut novel considers what it truly means to own land. Recommended for fans of Kristin Hannah’s THE GREAT ALONE (2018).”–Booklist, starred review

IF A POEM COULD LIVE AND BREATH: A Novel of Teddy Roosevelt’s First Love by Mary Calvi

Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by January 1st.

“The Emmy Award-winning Calvi (DEAR GEORGE, DEAR MARY) returns with the story of a young Teddy Roosevelt wooing Boston belle Alice Lee in IF A POEM COULD LIVE AND BREATHE.”–Library Journal Pre Pub Alert

HOMESTEAD by Melinda Moustakis; 9781250845559; 2/28/23
IF A POEM COULD LIVE AND BREATH: A Novel of Teddy Roosevelt’s First Love by Mary Calvi; 9781250277831; 2/14/23

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.