Posts Tagged ‘Rome’

Book Review: The Seven Wonders by Steven Saylor

Article first published as Book Review: The Seven Wonders by Steven Saylor on Blogcritics. About: The Seven Wonders: A Novel of the Ancient World by Steven Saylor is a collection of short stories starring the youthful, wise cracking Gordianus.  Currently there is a popular series of mysteries written by Mr. Saylor and starring an older Gordianus. The pub­lisher is […]

Book Review: The Messenger by Daniel Silva

Article first published as Book Review: The Messenger by Daniel Silva on Blogcritics. About: The Messenger by Daniel Silva is the sixth novel in the Gabriel Allon series. Allon is an Israeli agent who is more interested in restoring works of art than the world of espionage. 352 pages Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons (July 25, […]

Bookends Porn – People

Like every other bookish person, I like bookends as well, especially ones that goes nicely with the books they hold in between even though, most likely, I’ll be the only person to ever notice. I was looking for bookends, not to buy but just to imagine when I noticed how many bookends of people there […]

Book Review: Roma by Steven Saylor

About: “Roma” by Steven Saylor is a packed historical fiction book which attempts to tell 1,000 years of history in 600 pages. The book succeeds superbly in some parts, but not so much in others. 592 pages Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin ISBN: 1250000602 My rating for Roma – 4  Buy & Save on “Roma”  through […]

Book Review: The Reincarnationist by M. J. Rose

About: “The Reincarnationist” by M. J. Rose (website | Twitter) is a fictional story involving past lives and religious myth. It is the first of a series, I bought this book because I’m on a book tour for the third one. 464 pages Publisher: Mira; 1st edition ISBN: 0778324206 My rating for The Reincarnationist – […]

Book Review: Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff

I bought this book. My rating for Cleopatra: A Life – 4 About: “Cleopatra: A Life” by Stacy Schiff (Website | Twitter | Facebook) is a Pulitzer winning biography of the famous Egyptian Queen. This is a well researched and dense book –it is not easy to read. Get a discount on “Cleopatra: A Life” […]

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