Tag: historical fiction

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 Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Book Review: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

March 29, 2019 Book review 2 ★★★★★

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah claimed 5 raw, intense, heartbreaking stars from this heartbroken book blogger.  And she is rapidly becoming one of my favourite authors.  Kristin has a fab way of creating unique characters and story arcs that remain with you long after you put the book down.  My… 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 »

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 »