Posts Categorized: Historical


Book Review: Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy

Book Review: Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy

November 26, 2018 Book review 3 ★★★★

I’m a massive fan of The Anne of Green Gables series.  I’ve adored the books since childhood, and my copies are ragged and show all the signs of my many re-reads.  So when I heard about Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy, I immediately bought an audiobook copy. My Thoughts on Marilla of… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Book Review :  The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain

Book Review : The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain

October 5, 2017 Book review 14 ★★★★

The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain describes how a community pulled together, and built an urgently needed polio hospital.  With engaging characters who grow stronger and stronger through adversity, it’s a book that pulls you in and inspires. I loved it! Balancing the books is a quick fire review where I… Read more »

Book Review: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

Book Review: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

June 5, 2017 Book review 28 ★★★½

My head is melted trying to decide a rating for The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein. I’m so torn. A part of me loves the characters and the atmosphere.  The other part of me laments the lack of pace, and the overly detailed descriptions. First Line of The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth… Read more »