Unless you've been living off the grid in a cabin, (if so, lucky you) you're probably aware of what is going on in the world right now. Many people are afraid and anxious because of COVID-19. I hope that you all are taking the self isolation recommendations seriously and only leaving the house when necessary. … Continue reading 13 Books to Read When the World is Falling Apart
Lovely War by Julie Berry is the romance novel I NEEDED for Valentine's week. This book is simply breathtaking. What initially put it on my radar was a review from one of my favorite booktubers, ReadwithCindy. In her video, she said this book made her cry like seven times and then showed a picture of … Continue reading Book Review for “Lovely War” by Julie Berry
My first review this month was for The Twelfth Transforming by Pauline Gedge; the best Egyptian historical fiction that I've ever read. We're ending January strong with a review for the best English historical fiction that I've read (so far), Katherine by Anya Seton. This book was released in 1954 and somehow, despite my love … Continue reading Book Review for “Katherine” by Anya Seton
After reading Child of the Morning by Pauline Gedge, I was not looking forward to reading the other book I owned by her, The Twelfth Transforming. Child of the Morning was well written, Egyptian historical fiction but it was so bland and filled with annoying characters. I was worried that The Twelfth Transforming would be … Continue reading Book Review for “The Twelfth Transforming” by Pauline Gedge
Unfortunately, many of the books I read this year were absolutely disappointing. Out of 45 total book and novella reviews, only 10 are what I consider to be favorites. To be considered a favorite, each book had to meet certain qualifications: unforgettable, well written characters and a story that I would want to read again … Continue reading The Best Books of 2019!