Book Review: The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang

This book is possibly the most traumatizing book I have ever read. I almost couldn't get through it all, considering just how graphic and detailed it is. It is rare for me to do this but trigger warning if you plan to read this book. I will not be including any of the graphic details … Continue reading Book Review: The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang

Books I Love: ABC Edition

Several of the blogs I follow have been doing The ABC Book Challenge, where you take one letter of the alphabet and mention the books you've read and the books on your TBR which start with the letter. This seems like waaayyy too much work for me (but props to anyone doing this challenge), so … Continue reading Books I Love: ABC Edition

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: Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery by Eric Metaxas

When I was about twelve, a movie by the title of Amazing Grace was released in 2006, starring Ioan Gruffudd, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Romola Garai. It tells the real story of William Wilberforce, who was the main instigator of abolishing the slave trade in Great Britain. I loved the movie. I had never heard of … Continue reading Book Review: Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery by Eric Metaxas

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