My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton

My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton

From the New York Times bestselling authors of America?s First Daughter comes the epic story of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton?a revolutionary woman who, like her new nation, struggled to define herself in the wake of war, betrayal, and tragedy. Haunting, moving, and beautifully written, Dray and Kamoie used thousands of letters and original sources to tell Eliza?s story as it?s From the New York Times bestselling authors of America?s First Daughter comes the epic story of Eliza Schuyler H...

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Title:My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
Author:Stephanie Dray
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Genres:Historical
ISBN:0062466178
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:672 pages pages

My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton Reviews

  • Meg - A Bookish Affair
    Apr 09, 2018
    "My Dear Hamilton" is the story of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, a woman who came from a storied family who goes on to marry one of America's founding fathers. It would be easy to define Eliza as simply Alexander's wife but she was so much more than that. I have been obsessed with the Hamil...
  • Marialyce
    May 02, 2018
    5 star studded stars for you Mrs Eliza Hamilton were truly a star. Alexander and Eliza met at George Washington's headquarters in the year 1780. From all accounts Alexander was quite taken with Elizabeth (Betsy and later Eliza) and she with him. Their backgrounds could not have been...
  • Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede
    Mar 31, 2018
    First I want to say that this is a book that I was really thrilled to get the chance to read. I fell in love with the cover the first time I saw it and I was intrigued by the blurb. And, I'm glad to say that the book was just as good as I had hoped it to be. My Deat Hamilton is a ...
  • Erika Robuck
    Apr 24, 2018
    Another tour de force from the this dynamite writing team! What a story! What a life! Highly recommended. ...
  • Christina (Confessions of a Book Addict)
    Apr 21, 2018
    Eliza, known as Betsy as a child, is the daughter of General Philip Schuyler. Out of all of her sisters, she is the one that is a bit of a tomboy and challenges conventions. She has many admirers, but once General George Washington's aide, Alexander Hamilton, catches her eye she is smi...
  • Bambi Unbridled
    Apr 21, 2018
    I love the Dray-Kamoie writing duo. I think I've learned more from these two ladies than I did in my entire high school American History class. That is just sad. But their captivating writing draws me in and keeps me turning the page (until 3:30am consequentially). I only wish more...
  • Andi (A Literal Hottie)
    Apr 30, 2018
    2 stars It's not a bad book, I mean it's about America's history but I found it so boring. I wanted more juice, like more of the drama between Angelica and Eliza. After finishing the book I understand why that's not the focus but in general Eliza was too forgiving which made me not...
  • Stephanie Thornton
    Jul 20, 2017
    Eliza Hamilton assumes her rightful place as one of America?s founding mothers as she guides first her husband and then her fledgling nation into the annals of history. My Dear Hamilton is historical fiction at its most addictive! ...
  • M.K.
    Jan 04, 2018
    The last line of chapter one in Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie?s latest novel, My Dear Hamilton, sets the stage for this compelling novel about the forging of America: ?But how, I wondered, could a daughter make a difference?? And what a difference Eliza Schuyler Hamilton made. ...
  • The Lit Bitch
    Apr 16, 2018
    Hamilton is everywhere thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda! All of a sudden US History is cool again and everyone wants to get their hands on the hottest tickets in town! Currently the musical is playing in Portland which is near where I live and tickets are going for $400 a pop. I?ve be...
  • Lisa at Farm Fresh Adventures
    Apr 08, 2018
    I took a break from my Christian genre to read this book. What a historical rich book! I don?t know how you can read this and not desire to go dive into the history surrounding the founding of our government! Fortunately, I have had studies which already revealed the incredible instr...
  • Stephanie (Bookfever. ♥)
    Apr 25, 2018
    My Dear Hamilton was my #1 highest anticipated book of 2018 and I'm so very glad to say that it was everything I wanted and it even exceeded my expectations, which is something that almost never happens. It's the best book I've read this year! Now it's been almost a week since I finish...
  • Nicki
    Jan 25, 2018
    So excited to read this book! I've read all of Stephanie Dray's novels. I've just begun re-reading Lily of the Nile, in fact; I loved it that much. And now I hear she's written another novel about another one of my favorite historical characters? Color me ecstatic! Edit: And she lik...
  • Samantha
    Dec 24, 2017
    I received a copy of this book through the Goodreads giveaway program. This was the best book I have read in quite awhile. Some of my favorite books both fiction and nonfiction have to do with the Revolutionary War and its figures so this book already had that going for it. The charact...
  • Cathy Daniel
    Apr 19, 2018
    Easily my favorite book of 2018 and I highly doubt anything will knock it out of that #1 spot. I'm left with goosebumps. Such a rich book. Chock full of history and so engrossing. If you love history, you'll love this book. I'm left respecting Hamilton the founding father but truly lov...
  • Ann Marie (Lit·Wit·Wine·Dine)
    Apr 20, 2018
    You can read this and all of my reviews at LitWitWineDine. Prior to reading this book, I was not wrapped up in all of the Hamiltonmania. I have not seen Hamilton on Broadway. I have not listened to a single song on the soundtrack. That has all changed, my friends. I am a belie...
  • Jen
    Dec 29, 2017
    I received an advanced reader?s copy of this book from Goodreads Giveaways and I?m so glad I did! After seeing Hamilton on Broadway a couple of years ago I, like the authors, wanted to know more about Eliza Schuyler Hamilton. Much to my chagrin, there really weren?t any books (hi...
  • Louise
    May 26, 2018
    Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie use the voice of Elizabeth Schulyer, to draw a portrait of Alexander Hamilton, her husband. ?Betsy? takes the reader through her courtship in Washington?s Barracks, to her engagement and through early married life. Betsy matures into ?Eliza? an...
  • JG
    Apr 13, 2018
    My Dear Hamilton takes readers into the world of a prominent but less known founding figure of American independence. Very few have ever imagined or even been curious about Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, wife of Alexander Hamilton. Here authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie have woven a ...
  • Janilyn Kocher
    Jan 25, 2018
    My Dear Hamilton is a powerful read. Authors Dray and Kamoie have once again written another seamless story about a significant woman whom history has long ignored. Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton has been known as merely the wife of American giant Alexander Hamilton. This historical novel...
  • Carol (Reading Ladies)
    Apr 24, 2018
    For fans of ?America?s First Daughter? and all fans of histfic, my full 5+????? review of ?My Dear Hamilton? is on my blog. What you need to know is that It?s my fav read of the year so far!. Eliza Hamilton is an inspiring woman, patriot, loving wife, political pa...
  • Elise Hooper
    Apr 02, 2018
    Eliza is a force of her own! MY DEAR HAMILTON is the perfect blend of history, adventure, and romance. This novel is not to be missed! ...
  • Chanel Cleeton
    Mar 01, 2018
    My Dear Hamilton is both an intimate portrayal of the strength, courage, and grace of one of our nation?s founding mothers and the engrossing saga of the birth of a country. Richly detailed, beautifully written, and impressive in its scope and heart, this is historical fiction at i...
  • Julie Barnard
    Jan 15, 2018
    This was a wonderful and fascinating book. It?s called a novel, and I don?t know how much was true and how much was fiction. I imagine though that it is mostly true. Since I am not a history fanatic, I knew very little about the details of the Revolutionary War, and found a lot of ...
  • Meghan Pfister
    Jun 01, 2018
    I've always been fascinated with Alexander Hamilton (more recently because of Lin-Manuel Miranda) but I didn't realize what an extraordinary woman Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton was throughout her lifetime. This book was brilliantly written and opened my eyes to the hardships that Eliza f...
  • Sunny ✨wordslikefury✨
    Apr 08, 2018
    ELIZA SCHUYLER YOU PRECIOUS BEBE. You deserve to get your story told without your husband?s success overshadowing yours! AND I CAN?T WAIT TO READ IT! ...
  • Under the Covers Book Blog
    Apr 06, 2018
    I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. My Dear Hamilton captured my attention and my heart. And that's coming from a woman who hated American History classes. ...
  • Barbara
    Oct 25, 2017
    Thank you goodreads giveaways for an advanced copy of My Dear Hamilton. I do not hand out 5 star ratings often, but My Dear Hamilton deserves 5 stars - or more, it was my favorite book of the year! I was at first intimidated by the length - over 600 pages - but they just flew by whe...
  • Minni Mouse
    Nov 11, 2017
    Written by a historical fiction author I can respect? HELPLESS. ...
  • Tammy
    May 25, 2018
    She was the wife of Alexander Hamilton longer than she was Elizabeth Schuyler, daughter of a general, and she was a widow much longer than she was a wife. Eliza Hamilton?s story is dramatized, conflated, compressed and contains well-researched conjecture as little primary source mate...