If you take part in the book blogging or Youtube communities, I'm sure you've seen the Midyear Book Freakout Tag going around. I'm not sure who created this tag but it's thirteen questions all about the books you've read throughout the first half of the year. I thought it would be fun to give my … Continue reading Midyear Book Freakout Tag!
Like Flames in the Night by Connilyn Cossette is book four in the Christian historical fiction series, Cities of Refuge. I have reviewed the first three books and I recommend reading those reviews before this one, starting with A Light on the Hill. I have truly loved this series but I did have a slight … Continue reading Book Review for “Like Flames in the Night” by Connilyn Cossette
House of Illusions by Pauline Gedge is the sequel to House of Dreams. Both books make up the Lady of the Reeds duology and are ancient Egyptian fiction. I recommend reading my review for House of Dreams before this one. This review will have spoilers. Synopsis: For many years, Thu has lived in exile, writing … Continue reading Book Review for “House of Illusions” 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
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