Tag: historical fiction

August Wrap-Up

I’m running out of words to describe this year. The world has gone to pot and people suck. That about sums it up. So, anyway, it’s September. What the actual … fudge?! Considering everything that’s been going on the last few months, I honestly don’t understand how this year can be flying by the way…

The Quickening by Rhiannon Ward | @sarahrward1 @TrapezeBooks | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Rhiannon WardTitle : The QuickeningPages : 330Publisher : TrapezePublication date : August 20, 2020Source : Purchased copy England, 1925. Louisa Drew lost her husband in the First World War and her six-year-old twin sons in the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918. Newly re-married to a war-traumatised husband and seven months pregnant, Louisa is…

This Week in Books (August 19)

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. A naive girl, thrust forward by her ambitious family. A pretty girl, who has captured the heart of the King. Katheryn sings, she dances, she delights…

This Week in Books (August 12)

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. American journalist Rose Kynaston has just relocated to the childhood home of her husband, Dylan, in the English village of his youth. There’s a lot for…

June Wrap-Up

The other half turned 50 yesterday, so we threw him a massive party at the weekend and now it’s is all about recovering from having way too much fun. Oh wait …. That didn’t happen. Because obviously the corona crisis messed that up. So instead, we had a “quiet” dinner with our bubble. (and the…

20 Books Of Summer – 2020

It’s that time of year again! The 20 Books of Summer Challenge, hosted by Cathy, is back! This is my third year joining in and after nailing it the last two times, I have high hopes for myself that I will be successful once again. (What are the odds I just jinxed myself?) The aim…