Category: Book review

Book Review: Lady Mary by Lucy Worsley

Book Review: Lady Mary by Lucy Worsley

April 5, 2018 Book review 9 ★★★★½

Hello, my name is Trish and I’m Tudor obsessed.  So reading Lady Mary by Lucy Worsley was a forgone conclusion for me.  And within the pages, I discovered a fascinating blend of Tudor trickery and human insight into a character that I grew to like and admire. First Line of Lady Mary… Read more »

6 Romantic book quotes to swoon over

6 Romantic book quotes to swoon over

February 14, 2018 Book review 8

If you are alone this Valentine’s Day, don’t worry books have your hand. And if you’re all loved up, books are still there. All my life, through the ups and downs of relationships, books have been my constant.  So to celebrate Valentine’s Day, I want to share 6 romantic book… Read more »

Book Review: The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory

Book Review: The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory

February 4, 2018 Book review 8 ★★★★★

The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory has thrown me down a Tudor rabbit hole, but I’m not looking to escape anytime soon.  The treachery, the gore, along with all the political wheeling and dealing captivate me, and I can’t get enough. My Thoughts on The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory… Read more »

5 reasons to read That Girl by Kate Kerrigan

5 reasons to read That Girl by Kate Kerrigan

January 17, 2018 Book review 6 ★★★★

I could just give you one reason to read this book.  Basically because it’s a great read.  But I really want to you to read it, so I’m throwing 5 reasons to read That Girl by Kate Kerrigan at you.  Because more is more, right? First Line of  That Girl by Kate… Read more »

Twitteresque Reviews: 3 Contemporary Books reviewed in 140 characters or less!

Twitteresque Reviews: 3 Contemporary Books reviewed in 140 characters or less!

January 12, 2018 Book review, Twitteresque Reviews 4 ★★★★

Twitteresque reviews are for books where I never wrote a full review but I want to give you a flavour of how I felt during the book. All in 140 characters or less!  These are 3 contemporaries, all with twists that gave me those delicious jaw-dropping moments.  *************************************************************************************** Our Little… Read more »

Book Review : Pointe by Brandy Colbert

Book Review : Pointe by Brandy Colbert

December 21, 2017 Book review 3 ★★½

I’m sad to say that I’m very conflicted about Pointe by Brandy Colbert.  The cover lured me in, the blurb had me racing to the till to pay for the book, but then I started reading.  And it all shot downhill from there.  I didn’t get the black-swan-like ballet book… Read more »

Book Review: Woman of State by Simon Berthon

Book Review: Woman of State by Simon Berthon

December 15, 2017 Book review 4 ★★★

When Woman of State by Simon Berthon popped into my mailbox, I was excited about the Belfast/Dublin/London settings.  But I knew this book would be an experiment for me as I don’t normally read political thrillers. First Line of Woman of State by Simon Berthon “The movement needs your help.” My Thoughts… Read more »