The Whistlers in the Dark is an innocent yet hopeful take on worldly things through the eyes of young children, which is exactly what a middle-grade novel should be.
Category: Historical Fiction
The Frost Fair is a middle-grade fantasy that is surprisingly grounded even when it is dealing with all these magical and frosty elements.
Ponniyin Selvan tells a complicated tale of history with a deeply layered fictional plot. It reminisces the long-lost glory of the Cholas in Tamil Nadu and their powerful reign.
Death At the Manor is a spooky gothic thriller that you could consume in a single afternoon. Set in the regency era, it is quite in line with modern sensibilities.
Hag of the Hills was quite a fast-paced and adventurous fantasy tale. It keeps you hooked throughout and would require a re-read to fully grasp the story.
Persuasion is yet another gem written by Jane Austen. This is a love story of wounded hearts and second chances.
The Book Of Uriel is an engaging and heartwarming tale of innocence and unbreakable spirit of a young mind.
If someone read Malibu Rising as their first Taylor Jenkins Reid book, it is possible that they might rate it a 5. But, if you have read her previous works, you would know that she has mastered the art of writing these glamorous fictional biographies and continues to do so.
Muskrat Ramble is a journey back in time, a chance to remember how far we have come. Yet, it gives this feeling of history repeating itself.
If the Handmaid’s Tale is a dystopian fiction, the story of Hannah is more jarring because this used to be a reality at some point of time.