book review, historical fiction

Review: Where The Light Falls by Allison and Owen Pataki

Where the Light Falls by Allison and Owen Pataki (her brother) follows a solider and a lawyer during the tumult of the French Revolution. I was a big fan of Allison's The Traitor's Wife, so I was eager to dive into this new story of the French Revolution. I don't believe Owen has written anything… Continue reading Review: Where The Light Falls by Allison and Owen Pataki

book review, historical fiction

Review: The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland

The Passion of Artemisia¬†¬†tells the story of real life 17th century Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi. I first learned about Artemisia in an Art History class in college, and was instantly fascinated by her. It's hard not to be, as it was rare for a woman during that time to paint for money and for powerful… Continue reading Review: The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland