Tag Archive for Historical Fiction

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Review: Heresy by S. J. Parris

These days, we talk about Banned Book Week and we talk about censorship in school libraries, but in the 1500’s, they were serious about censorship. Get caught reading something on the Vatican’s Index Librorum Prohibitorum (List of Prohibited Books) and your prize was an appointment with the local Inquisitor. Based on the true story of Giordano Bruno — an Italian… Read more

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Friday Puzzler!

Today’s Friday Puzzler is all about Historical Fiction. There are at least a dozen books mentioned, so I hope you’ve been reading about the past. Check it out and let me know what you think! If you see this, you’ll need to upgrade your browser. Click here to play the crossword outside of the blog. Read more