Posts Categorized: Historical


Blog Tour: The Blue Bench by Paul Marriner

Blog Tour: The Blue Bench by Paul Marriner

May 22, 2019 Blog Tour, Book review 4 ★★★★

The Blue Bench by Paul Marriner is no lighthearted, fun read. What it is instead is a beautifully written book depicting the long-lasting horrors of war. Long after the last shot is fired, the damage blasts on and on through the lives of the soldiers and their families. Thanks to Random… Read more »

Book Review: The Drowned Village by Kathleen McGurl

Book Review: The Drowned Village by Kathleen McGurl

February 5, 2019 Book review 4 ★★★★

I came across The Drowned Village by Kathleen McGurl on Facebook and thought ‘that’s an interesting title’ and set about finding about more. When I read the blurb, I was intrigued and immediately one-clicked. First Line of The Drowned Village by Kathleen McGurl “It was always the same dream.” My… Read more »

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 »