2018 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge, 2018 NetGalley & Edelweiss Challenge, book review, historical fiction

#BookReview – The Year of The Snake by M.J. Trow and Maryanne Coleman #buddyread #NetGalley

Goodreads blurb: "Sometimes, a snake is just a snake. And sometimes… First-century Rome. Senator Gaius Lucius Nerva is taken ill at a dinner party and dies a few days later. His heartbroken wife, Flavia, is told it was a natural death. Calidus, Nerva’s recently freed slave, suspects otherwise. As he embarks upon the funeral ceremonies,… Continue reading #BookReview – The Year of The Snake by M.J. Trow and Maryanne Coleman #buddyread #NetGalley

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2018 NetGalley & Edelweiss Challenge, book review, Favourites 2017, nonfiction

#BookReview – Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity by Jennifer Weiss-Wolf

The first book to explore menstruation in the current cultural and political landscape and to investigate the new wave of period activism taking the world by storm. After centuries of being shrouded in taboo and superstition, periods have gone mainstream. Seemingly overnight, a new, high-profile movement has emerged—one dedicated to bold activism, creative product innovation,… Continue reading #BookReview – Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity by Jennifer Weiss-Wolf

2018 NetGalley & Edelweiss Challenge, book review, crime, Mysteries & Thrillers, nonfiction, Wildlife

#BookReview – The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century by Kirk Wallace Johnson

Who is Edwin Rist? Genius or Narcissist? Mastermind or Pawn? One summer evening in 2009, twenty-year-old musical prodigy Edwin Rist broke into the British Museum of Natural History. Hours later, he slipped away with a suitcase full of rare bird specimens collected over the centuries from across the world, all featuring a dazzling array of… Continue reading #BookReview – The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century by Kirk Wallace Johnson

2018 NetGalley & Edelweiss Challenge, book review, nonfiction

#BookReview – The Girl by Michelle Morgan #TheGirl #NetGalley

With an in-depth look at the two most empowering years in the life of Marilyn Monroe, The Girl details how The Seven Year Itch created an icon and sent the star on an adventure of self-discovery and transformation from a controlled wife and contract player into a businesswoman and unlikely feminist whose power is still… Continue reading #BookReview – The Girl by Michelle Morgan #TheGirl #NetGalley

2018 NetGalley & Edelweiss Challenge, book review, contemporary fiction, Favourites 2018, Must Have

#BookReview – Days of Wonder by Keith Stuart

A story about family, love and finding magic in everyday life, Days of Wonder is the most moving novel you'll read all year. Tom, single father to Hannah, is the manager of a tiny local theatre. On the same day each year, he and its colourful cast of part-time actors have staged a fantastical production… Continue reading #BookReview – Days of Wonder by Keith Stuart

2018 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge, 2018 NetGalley & Edelweiss Challenge, book review, historical fiction, Historical Reading Challenge, Mysteries & Thrillers

#BookReview – Tangerine by Christine Mangan @LittleBrownUK #Tangerine

The last person Alice Shipley expected to see since arriving in Tangier with her new husband was Lucy Mason. After the accident at Bennington, the two friends—once inseparable room mates—haven’t spoken in over a year. But there Lucy was, trying to make things right and return to their old rhythms. Perhaps Alice should be happy.… Continue reading #BookReview – Tangerine by Christine Mangan @LittleBrownUK #Tangerine

2018 Audiobook Challenge, 2018 Beat The Backlist, 2018 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge, 2018 NetGalley & Edelweiss Challenge, Looking Ahead - This Month's TBR, meme, Uncategorized

Looking Ahead – This Month’s TBR List (March 2018)

Looking Ahead – This Month’s TBR List is a new meme hosted by Tina@Reading Between the Pages showcasing the books you anticipate reading during the new month. If you have a TBR list for the month feel free to link in on her blog. You are more than welcome to use her image or one… Continue reading Looking Ahead – This Month’s TBR List (March 2018)