Review: Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession by Alison Weir

When Anne Boleyn, who received a brilliant upbringing in France, is back to England and introduced to King Henry VIII, she immediately charms him. A brave, intelligent, charismatic and beautiful woman she is convinced that women are born not only to obey men but they are equal to them and can rule kingdoms. Despising love…

Review: A Dangerous Inheritance by Alison Weir

The novel follows two young women Katherine Grey the sister of infamous Lady Jane Grey the Nine Days Queen and Katherine Plantagenet the illegitimate daughter of King Richard III. Almost a century apart between, their life stories have many similarities. They both fight for the right to marry the men they love and to reveal…

Review: Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

This is not a war, this is a test of how far man can be degraded. Stephen is an Englishman traveling to France. He is staying with Azaire family in the gorgeous estate. He’s enjoying the beautiful French town, charming summer weather and falls passionately in love with Isabelle the host’s wife. Eventually, they elope…

Review: Sweet Black Waves by Kristina Perez

Odai eti ama. I hate and I love. Many years lasts the cruel and bloody war between Iveriu and the overseas kingdom Kernyv. The multiple and brutal invasions of the villages of Iveriu took many innocent lives, including Lady Branwen’s parents. Now there is a chance of peace between two rival kingdoms. A new king…

Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Evelyn Hugo the most famous and glamorous Hollywood icon of the decade. Her way to the top was difficult and eventful. Everyone is dying to know more about her career but even more about her personal life because Evelyn had seven husbands. Now Evelyn finally raises the curtain to her past and ready to tell…

Review: Out from Egypt Series by Connilyn Cossette

Counted With the Stars. The world of Kiya, a daughter of the wealthy merchant in Iunu, Egypt collapses the moment she was sold into slavery by her own father. Losing her family and freedom, Kiya must learn to survive in the new reality. The only thing that keeps Kiya afloat is her friendship with a…

Historical Fiction Book Tag

I wanted to do a post on my favorite historical eras that I love reading about, but for whatever reason never did. But while I was wandering across Youtube I found a fun Tag by Kassidy Voinche. Which is obviously this one: Historical Fiction Book Tag. Here we go! Why do you like to read…

Review: White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht

Look for your sister after each dive. Never forget. If you see her, you are safe. Living on Jeju Island under Japanese occupation during the Second World War is anything but simple. Hana and her mother are haenyeu, women of the sea. They dive into the deepest waters and look for sea creatures to sell…

Review: Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler

“When you fall in love, every kind of reason flies out the newly opened window of your brain.” The story of a heartbreaking, forbidden love and its tragic consequences in 1930s Kentucky. Isabelle McAllister seems to have everything a seventeen-year-old girl could want; a wealthy and respectful family, friends and secure future. However, Isabelle is a…