I tried reading Antonia Fraser’s biography of Mary Queen of Scots back when the movie came out (naturally) but 50+ some pages in and 12,000 Mary’s later I DNF’ed it. Luckily this was a bit more streamlined and a lot less scholarly. I mean she turns into a mouse in this one so no kidding … More The Start of the Mary series
Maybe anti-romantic is a little harsh. Not romantically inclined? Like a little bit of darkness in your love story (or a lot) such as it were? With Valentine’s Day right around the corner I thought I’d offer some ideas for books that have just the right amount to appeal to the person who likes a … More Romantic Books for the Anti-Romantic Reader
I saw this tag on Super Space Chick’s Youtube channel. She created it along with Alexa Loves Books and since I love ice cream and books and it’s summer I thought this would be the perfect time to do it. So more books and ice cream ahead!
*It’s possible that I’ve learned some of the wrong lessons from books. Regardless books always help me feel better in a pinch. This is inspired by Top Ten Tuesdays hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl. I am not all the big into Valentine’s Day or the most romantically inclined person overall but this is what came to … More 10 Love (and Life) Lessons I Took from Books
My Lady Jane Authors: Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows Grade: B If you know anything about Lady Jane Grey from history you know she got royally screwed. Actually I remember reading her story (the real one not this one) and thinking how much I wanted to just murder the people who set her up … More My Lady Jane
JUNE! It’s only the beginning of June and I’m trapped in triple digit heat! So actually while most of the books I’m salivating over are coming in the fall (I’m looking at you Crooked Kingdom) and a lot of the movies late summer there are a bunch of interesting looking new releases for this month! … More June: New Releases that Caught My Eyes