The Six Tudor Queens series by Alison Weir

So, you’re a bookworm. And suddenly, you find you have the time to read as much as you’ve always wanted to. What better time to start catching up on series than right now?! I thought I’d offer some tips over the next few days/weeks/months (? Yikes!) Today, I’m shining the spotlight on the Six Tudor […]

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Anna of Kleve : Queen of Secrets by Alison Weir

Author : Alison WeirTitle : Anna of Kleve : Queen of SecretsSeries : Six Tudor Queens #4Pages : 485Publisher : HeadlinePublication date : May 2, 2019 Newly widowed and the father of an infant son, Henry VIII realizes he must marry again to insure the royal succession. Now forty-six, overweight and unwell, Henry is soundly […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up (May 12)

The May weather is not playing nice. Dark days, wet and miserable, hail and random thunderstorms … what is this fudgery? All I see when I look out of the window is a garden that is slowly starting to resemble a jungle but I can’t get out there to do anything about it. Luckily, I […]

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This Week in Books (May 8)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. Harry Probert-Lloyd, a young barrister forced home from London by encroaching blindness, has begun work as the acting coroner of Teifi Valley with solicitor’s clerk John […]

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Some of my most anticipated books of 2019

At the end of last year, I mentioned doing a post focusing on some of my most anticipated releases for the new year. Since then, it seems everyone and their dog has done a post like that so obviously my idea wasn’t as original as I thought it was. Anyway, I decided to share this […]

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My Top 20 Favourite Series of 2018 (part one)

What an incredible year for books 2018 has been! I remember back in January already thinking compiling these end-of-year lists would be an impossible task. So just like last year, I’ve split things up. My favourite stand-alones will follow at a later date but in this post, I’m focusing on my favourite series. At least […]

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Jane Seymour : The Haunted Queen by Alison Weir @AlisonWeirBooks @headlinepg

Author : Alison Weir Title : Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen Series : Six Tudor Queens Pages : 502 Publisher : Headline Publication date : May 3, 2018 The woman haunted by the fate of her predecessor. Eleven days after the death of Anne Boleyn, Jane is dressing for her wedding to the King. She […]

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This Week in Books (May 9)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. Last book I finished reading In a reimagined contemporary Edinburgh, in which a tectonic fault has opened up to produce a new volcano in the Firth of […]

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My Top 20 Favourite Reads of 2017

Around this time last year, I first started to get this wee itch about starting a blog as I desperately tried to get my favourites of 2016 shared via twitter and realised there had to be an easier way to talk about books. I can’t believe a whole year has passed since then and I’m […]

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Anne Boleyn : A King’s Obsession by Alison Weir @AlisonWeirBooks @headlinepg

Author : Alison Weir Title : Anne Boleyn : A King’s Obsession Series : The Six Tudor Queens #2 Pages : 507 Publisher : Headline Publication date : May 18, 2017 The young woman who changed the course of history. Fresh from the palaces of Burgundy and France, Anne draws attention at the English court, […]

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