Book Reviews, Historical Fiction, Sequels

Book Review: World Without End by Ken Follett

World Without End is a sweeping historical epic, and the second book in Ken Follet's Kingsbridge series. If you're looking for my thoughts on the first book in the series, make sure to check out my review of The Pillars of the Earth. Goodreads Rating: 4.29 My Rating: 5 Stars Goodreads Summary: World Without End… Continue reading Book Review: World Without End by Ken Follett

Book Reviews, Historical Fiction

Book Review: The Copper Beech by Maeve Binchy

The Copper Beech is a cozy story set in a small Irish town, that is not only entertaining, but also reminds us not to assume that we know what others are dealing with in their lives. Goodreads Rating: 3.93 My Rating: 5/5 Stars Spoiler-Free Summary: In the Irish town of Schancarrig, the young people carve… Continue reading Book Review: The Copper Beech by Maeve Binchy

Book Reviews, Historical Fiction, Retelling

Book Review: The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet by Colleen McCollough

The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet is essentially an elaborate piece of Jane Austen fanfiction that has a few bright spots, even though it often misses its mark. Goodreads Rating: 2.93 My Rating: 3/5 Stars Spoiler-free Summary: Everyone knows the story of Elizabeth and Jane Bennet in "Pride and Prejudice." But what about their sister… Continue reading Book Review: The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet by Colleen McCollough

Book Reviews, Historical Fiction, Romance

Book Review: The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons

Hi everyone. I hope that you are all having a good day so far. Before I get to today's book review, I just want to say a big thank you to everyone who took the time to wish me a Happy Birthday. I really appreciate it. The Bronze Horseman is a sweeping historical romance set… Continue reading Book Review: The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons

Book Reviews, Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult

Book Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Fangirl is a charming and emotional coming of age story with easy to love characters. It is also the perfect way to find or rediscover your own inner fangirl.  Goodreads Rating: 3.98 My Rating: 5/5 -- Goodreads Synopsis: In Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl, Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow… Continue reading Book Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Book Reviews, Fantasy

Book Review: The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

The Queen of the Tearling is the first instalment in a new fantasy trilogy that is full of mystery, political intrigue and has a heroine you can root for. Goodreads Rating: 3.99 My Rating: 5/5 Stars Spoiler Free Summary: Magic, adventure, mystery, and romance combine in this epic debut in which a young princess must… Continue reading Book Review: The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen