Tuesday, February 01, 2022

Historical Fiction Reading Challenge - February


Can you believe it? Already a month down in 2022 and we already have some interesting reviews linked up! But before we talk too much about 2022, I posted some statistics from 2021 so please take a look.

My intention for 2022 is to post similar type statistics for each month in the first couple of weeks of the following month and then produce annual stats again at the end of this year.

We had a great start to the challenge with more than 50 reviews shared in January. Thank you to everyone who shared! I can't wait to see what you all share in March.

If you haven't already signed up, it's not too late! The sign up post is here.

Just to recap what participants need to know. At the beginning of each month I will put up a post which will have a Mr Linky embedded into it for you to add your link.

Please remember...

  • add the link(s) of your review(s) including your name and book title to the Mister Linky we’ll be adding to our monthly post (please, do not add your blog link, but the correct address that will guide us directly to your review). A direct link to your Goodreads review is also acceptable
  • any kind of historical fiction is accepted (fantasy, young adult, graphic novels...)
  • if you have time, have a look some of the other links that are present. You never know when you will discover new blogs or books!
I have created a group on Facebook which you can find here and don't forget to use the #histficreadingchallenge hashtag on the socials.

Historical Fiction Reading Challenge Participants
1. The Other Bennet Sistet
2. The Last Rose of Shanghai (Laura@Reading Books Again)
3. Becky (Exodus)
4. Lock Up Honesty (Laura@Reading Books Again)
5. The Silver Wolf (Cathy@WhatCathyReadNext)
6. Il segreto di Greenshore (Alexis Drake)
7. Devil may care (Alexis Drake)
8. This dark endeavor (Alexis Drake)
9. The Language of Food (Cathy@WhatCathyReadNext)
10. Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter (Shelleyrae @ Book’d Out
11. The Silver Wolf (Helen @ She Reads Novels)
12. Jan
13. Out Front the Following Sea (Yvonne @ A Darn Good Read)
14. The Helsingor Sewing Club Janette @Witchyreading
15. The Dust Bowl Orphans (Cathy@WhatCathyReadNext)
16. The Cardboard Crown (Constance at Staircase Wit)
17. I, Mona Lisa (Helen @ She Reads Novels)
18. The City of Tears (Cathy@WhatCathyReadNext)
19. London (Laura@Reading Books Again)
20. The Postmistress of Paris (Davida @ Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews)
21. The Cane (Shelleyrae @ Book’d Out)
22. Midnight in Everwood (Constance at Staircase Wit)
23. Reading World (Beautiful Little Fools)
24. The Next Ship Home (Yvonne @ A Darn Good Read)
25. The Light Heart (Constance at Staircase Wit)
26. Reading World (The Meddler)
27. The winter freak show (Alexis Drake)
28. The silence of the girls (Alexis Drake)
29. The Most Eligible Bride in London (Penelope @ The Reading Devil)
30. anita @seriesbooklover
31. anita @seriesbooklover
32. Becky (I Must Betray You)
33. The Paris Network (Cathy@WhatCathyReadNext)
34. The Leviathan (Helen @ She Reads Novels)
35. The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan (Susan @Bloggin' 'bout Books)
36. The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggioe O'Farrell (Tina)
37. The Mirror Game (Cathy@WhatCathyReadNext)
38. The Porcelain Doll (Cathy@WhatCathyReadNext)
39. Laura's Reviews (The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett)
40. Reading World (Lady Odelia's Secret)
41. The Queen's Lady (Margaret @ BooksPlease)
42. The Silence by Susan Allott (Tina)
43. The Red Monarch (anita@seriesbooklover)
44. The Man in the Bunker (Margaret@BooksPlease)
45. Interviewing the dead (Alexis Drake)
46. Assassinio sull'Orient Express (Alexis Drake)
47. The Paris Network (Yvonne @ A Darn Good Read)
48. Jane and the Year Without a Summer (Yvonne @ A Darn Good Read)
49. Laura's Reviews (Once Upon a Wardrobe by Patti Callahan)
50. Becky (The Kitchen Front)
51. The Islands (Shelleyrae @ Book’d Out)
52. The Rebel Daughter (Helen @ She Reads Novels)
53. The Queen's Lady (Helen @ She Reads Novels)
54. The House of Footsteps (Helen @ She Reads Novels)
55. Earl on the Run (Susan @ Reading World)
56. Penelope @ The Reading Devil
57. The Lady Tempts an Heir (Penelope @ The Reading Devil)
58. Sipario veneziano by Maria Luisa Minarelli (Cinzia)
59. Go Tell the Bees That I am Gone (Tina)
60. Ashes (Margaret @ BooksPlease
61. The Lady Tempts an Heir (Reading World)
62. Bev@My Reader's Block (A Broken Vessel)
63. A Pocketful of Rye (Nickimags @Secret Library Book Blog)
64. Hamnet (Alexis Drake)
65. A is for Arson (Alexis Drake)
66. The Mercies - Kiran Millwood Hargrave (What Me Read)
67. Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit (What Me Read)
68. The Historians by Cecilia Ekback (What Me read)
69. Shirley McAllister
70. raidergirl3 (Washington Black; Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet)
71. Bev@My Reader's Block (The Ghost Finders)
72. Avid Series Reader: A Hundred Summers
73. Avid Series Reader: Mr. Jelly's Business
74. Avid Series Reader: The Fourth Sacrifice
75. Avid Series Reader: Under Starry Skies
76. The Illness Lesson (Reading World)
77. Bev@My Reader's Block (Whom the Gods Love)
78. The Paying Guest (Reading World)
79. Unmasking the Duke (Reading World)

Learn more about Historical Fiction Reading Challenge here.


  1. At the suggestion of a friend, I read a real Australian classic, The Cardboard Crown. It started slow but I ended up enjoying it. The series is hard to find in the US: should I continue?

  2. I brought you one from Maggie O'Farrell.