Review: Lovely War by Julie Berry

The first casualty of war is the truth. The story of four young people who meet and fall in love at the wrong time. Hazel is a pianist from London. She is a shy and modest girl, who never in her life took a risk. But the moment she meets James at a dance party…

Review: Wild Savage Stars by Kristina Pérez

The second book in the series of the epic retelling of Tristan and Eseult myth begins right where the first ended. A long and dangerous journey from Iveriu to Kernyv is coming to an end. Branwen accompanies Eseult to her new home where the princess is going to marry King Marc. Branwen is still trying…

Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

Wicked are the ways of women—and especially a witch. Their guile knows no bounds Louisa is forced to flee her home and hide in the city. From your age, she has to survive the cruel realities of street life and hiding her true self. She is a witch in the world where witches are considered…

Review: Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

1648, England. The country is in the middle of the civil war between the King and the rebelling Parliament. The people are constantly tested for their loyalties. It’s a very dangerous time for everybody especially women. Every small mistake or little whisper can lead a woman to be accused of witchcraft. Alinor is a wise…

Review: Anna of Kleve: Queen of Secrets by Alison Weir

The story of Anne of Cleve King Henry VIII’s fourth wife is familiar to almost every history enthusiast. He saw her portrait and wanted to marry a charming German princess but when she arrived, she wasn’t as pretty as he imagined. That’s King Henry’s version but was it the truth? Obviously, there is more to…

Review: The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen

Twenty-seven-year-old Josie lives her too quiet and monotonous life in North Carolina. She is used to be ordered around by her bossy mother, to the looks and whispers when she is in the town and to the solitude. She doesn’t have friends or boyfriend. Her only refuge is her stuffed with candy and delicious treats…

Review: Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir

A novel of Lady Jane Grey, also known as the Nine-Days Queen. Being a sixteen-year-old girl, Jane is not interested in the glamorous court life. What she cares about are her studies and her books. She believes that the right to the throne of England belongs to Mary Tudor, as King Henry VIII’s eldest child….

Review: Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen by Alison Weir

The story of Jane Seymour, King Henry VIII’s third wife. Jane grew up in a country surrounded by loving family and beautiful gardens. When she was a child her only dream was to become a nun and serve God but growing up and spending some time in an abbey she realizes she meant for something…

Review: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

I am always surprised to discover that when the world seems darkest, there exists the greatest opportunity for light. Prince Rhen is the heir of Emberfall and he was cursed by a powerful enchantress. He has to relive the autumn on his eighteenth birthday and turn into a horrible beast time after time until a…

5 Inspirational Books

When I need an inspiration I usually reach for the one book that I’m sure going to make me feel better. So, when I find myself scrolling around feeling down, I know it’s time to take my magical medicine: one of the following books, a huge cup of strong coffee and the cutest PJ’s ever….