Tag: historical fiction

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 »

Top Ten Tuesday:  Top Ten Books I’m Thankful For

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I’m Thankful For

November 21, 2017 TTT 18

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and Bookish, and it’s a listers dream post!  Today is a Thanksgiving special, so I’m sharing the Top Ten Books I’m Thankful For.   Top Ten Books I’m Thankful For In all honesty, I’m thankful for all the books,… Read more »

Top Ten Tuesday:  Scary Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday: Scary Book Titles

October 31, 2017 TTT 17

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and Bookish, and it’s a listers dream post!  Today is a Halloween freebie, so I’m sharing Scary Book Titles!  Boo!   Scary Book Titles What most of these have in common is that they are not horror scary but… 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 »

Top Ten Tuesday:  Summer Time and the Reading is Easy

Top Ten Tuesday: Summer Time and the Reading is Easy

May 23, 2017 TTT 27

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and Bookish and it’s a book listers dream  post!  Today I’m dreaming of summer because I love long summer days, and longer summer books.  Summer Time and the Reading is Easy. Summer Time and the Reading is Easy:… Read more »