Book Review | The Shadow Land

When I first started getting into adult books, Elizabeth Kostova was one of the authors who really cemented historical fiction as my favorite genre. There was a time when I pretty much read exclusively Kostova’s and Philippa Gregory’s books (Kostova has only published three to date – including this one – and you can only […]

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Book Review | Dickon

Last year, I took a course in Shakespeare. And Richard III quickly became one of my favorite historical figures. So when I saw that there was a whole book all about him – Dickon by Marjorie Bowen – I immediately requested it on NetGalley. Before I get into this review, let me just say that my […]

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Book Review | The Last Days of Night

Despite the fact that I’m bad at math and my brain is oriented decidedly toward creative pursuits, science is one of my favorite things to read about. I love Turing and Hawking and Tesla. I may not understand their theories, or really comprehend how their inventions work, but I find them fascinating. So, when I […]

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Top Ten Tuesday | Historical Settings I Love

I love the theme for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday (sponsored by The Broke and the Bookish): my top ten historical settings. I read a lot of historical fiction and history books from a myriad of historical periods. Here are ten that I absolutely love: World War II, especially England, Germany and France. Some of […]

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Book Review | The Diviners

I have been a fan of Libba Bray since I was in high school and I read A Great and Terrible Beauty. She writes the most incredible and unique young adult historical paranormal books I’ve ever read. It’s been ten years since I first read one of Bray’s books, and it’s still in my head. I think […]

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