Posts Tagged ‘England’

Thoughts on: Lionheart by Sharon Kay Penman

About: “Lionheart” by Sharon Kay Penman is a historical fiction book about Richard I and the Third crusade. This is a well researched book which is fascinating and exciting. My rating for Lionheart – 5 Buy & Save on “Lionheart” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon | Kin­dle | Book Depos­i­tory US | Book […]

Thoughts on: Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

About: “Tess of the d’Urbervilles” by Thomas Hardy is a fictional book published in 1891 . The book follows Tess through her trials and tribulations in Victorian England. 544 pages Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics ISBN-10: 1593082282 My rating for Tess of the D’Urbervilles – 2  Buy & Save on “Tess of the d’Urbervilles”  through […]

Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

About: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs is a fictional book set in two timelines. The book is peppered with vintage photographs which help it achieve a chilling effect. 352 pages Publisher:Quirk Books ISBN: 1594744769 My rating for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – 4 Buy & Save on “Miss Peregrine’s […]

Book Review: The Scarlet Pimpernel By Baroness Emmuska Orczy

About: “The Scarlet Pimpernel” By Baroness Emmuska Orczy is a fictional story taking place during the Reign of Terror in the French Revolution. This is the first, and most famous, in a series of novels about The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel. 202 pages ISBN: 1456506897 My rating for The Scarlet Pimpernel – 4 Buy […]

Book Review: The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir

I bought this book. My rating for The Six Wives of Henry VIII – 5 About: “The Six Wives of Henry VIII” by Alison Weir (Website) is a non-fiction book which tries to navigate through the maze which is known as the “Tudor History“.  Ms. Weir tells the collective story of  the six wives of […]

Book Review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

I bought this book. My rating for the Graveyard Book – 4 About: “The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman (Website | Facebook | Twitter) is the winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal award. This is a fictional book which takes place in a graveyard. Mostly. Get a discount on “The Graveyard Book” through the ManOfLaBook […]

Book Review: The Marching Season by Daniel Silva

I borrowed this book from the local library. My rating for The Marching Season – 3 About: “The Marching Season” by Daniel Silva (Website | Facebook | Twitter) is a fictional sequel to “The Mark of the Assassin (Book Review | Buy)”.  The phrase “Marching Season” comes from the parades held in Northern Ireland every […]

Book Review: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

I borrowed this book. My rating for Jane Eyre – 3 About: “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Brontë is an 1847 novel published as “Jane Eyre. An Autobiography” under the nom de plume of “Currer Bell”.  The novel is told in first person narrative and goes through five distinct stages in Jane’s life.  In spite of […]

Book Review: The Mark of the Assassin by Daniel Silva

I borrowed this book from the local library. My rating for The Mark of the Assassin – 4 About: “The Mark of the Assassin” by Daniel Sivla is fast paced fictional mystery about CIA agent Michael Osbourne. The story takes place mainly in the United States & England and involves several contemporary themes. Thoughts: “The […]

Book Review: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

I got this book for free. Article first published as Book Review: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins on Blogcritics My rating for The Woman in White – 4 About: “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins was published as a newspaper serial in 1859. In 1860 a collected edition of the chapters was […]

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