Book Review for “House of Dreams” by Pauline Gedge

I've reviewed two books by Pauline Gedge, Child of the Morning and The Twelfth Transforming. I disliked Child of the Morning so much that I didn't even finish it while The Twelfth Transforming, on the other hand, is currently my favorite Egyptian historical fiction book of all time... clearly my love for Gedge's work varies … Continue reading Book Review for “House of Dreams” by Pauline Gedge

Book Review for “Cleopatra’s Moon” by Vicky Alvear Shecter

I was in the mood for some Egyptian historical fiction so I chose to read Cleopatra's Moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter. This is a take on the life of Cleopatra Selene, the daughter of the infamous Queen Cleopatra. I've read one other historical fiction book about her and that was Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran. … Continue reading Book Review for “Cleopatra’s Moon” by Vicky Alvear Shecter

Book Review for “The Twelfth Transforming” by Pauline Gedge

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