My Favorite Books Written in the Elizabethan Era

I'm going to be starting a new blog series today, taking on each era and sharing my favorite books written during that time period. The perimeters of my selection are as follows: (1) the books must be written during that time (so no modern books written about it) and (2) usually each era focuses on an individual … Continue reading My Favorite Books Written in the Elizabethan Era

Book Review: The Golden Braid by Melanie Dickerson (a.k.a., another Rapunzel Retelling)

I read this book for two reasons. First, the cover is absolutely beautiful. Second, I am easily convinced to read any fairytale retelling even though more often than not I am disappointed with them. This book was…not at all what I was expecting…but I’ll get into that in a minute. Release: November, 2015 Synopsis: The … Continue reading Book Review: The Golden Braid by Melanie Dickerson (a.k.a., another Rapunzel Retelling)

Book Review: Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding by Rhys Bowen

For reference, this is Book #12 of Her Royal Spyness cozy historical mystery series, and perhaps my favorite mystery series of all time. Rhys Bowen is certainly my favorite mystery writer (at the very least fighting for first with Dorothy Sayers). Obviously, I would recommend reading this series from the beginning and because of this, … Continue reading Book Review: Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding by Rhys Bowen

Book Review: Island of the Mad by Laurie R. King

I know I just did a book review on Wednesday, but due to BookTubeAThon, expect a whole lot more book reviews in the next couple weeks (apologies, regular posts will continue soon). Anyway, this is the 15th book in the Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes suspense series. I have been following this series since I … Continue reading Book Review: Island of the Mad by Laurie R. King

Throwback Book Review: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Because I am so busy this month with Camp NaNoWriMo, I thought it would be a good idea to do some easier blog posts so I don’t get too overwhelmed. One of the ideas I thought could be interesting is reviewing a book I’ve already read and telling you my thoughts about it. And what … Continue reading Throwback Book Review: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Book Review: Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal

If you haven’t noticed in my recent book reviews, I’ve been trying to read the books that I’ve been meaning to read for years but never gotten to. However, this book wasn’t actually on my TBR, though when it came out six years ago I told myself to read it and yet I never did. … Continue reading Book Review: Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal

Book Review: Forgotten Ally: China’s World War II

I picked this book up by complete happenstance at the library. I was browsing through the nonfiction world history section and I came across this book. It intrigued me, being a huge fan of any book dealing with WWII. Up until now, I never thought of China being involved much with that particular war or … Continue reading Book Review: Forgotten Ally: China’s World War II

Books I Read March, 2018

I read way too many books this month, going from 14 books last month to 23 books this month. So…yeah, I may have a problem (my reading addiction is getting worse, guys!). Though, in my defense, some of these were short stories! 1 star • The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay (released Nov. 2017) • … Continue reading Books I Read March, 2018

Book Review: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict

This book was featured on my Books I’m Excited for January, 2018. I hadn’t heard of the author and I knew little of the topic, and yet I decided to read it. It was the best decision I could have made. I absolutely love this book and you can expect it to be on my … Continue reading Book Review: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict