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History

The Bastard Princess – Gemma Lawrence

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October 12, 2018

The Bastard Princess chronicles the early life of Elizabeth I from birth in 1533 to the age of sixteen and the beginning of the reign of her sister Mary I,…

Historical Fiction Mystery

The King’s Justice – E.M. Powell

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September 23, 2018

Incorrigible

The King’s Justice is an intriguing and perplexing historical murder mystery based in England during King Henry II’s reign in 1176. Henry II is responsible for much of the current…

Nonfiction

The Girl Who Smiled Beads – Clemantine Wamariya

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September 20, 2018

Fragmentation

This is the third book I’ve read this year based around the Rwandan genocide. Each book has been haunting, heartbreaking and tragic – this book is no different. I…

Historical Fiction

A Gathering of Ghosts – Karen Maitland

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August 3, 2018

Retribution
Every time I read a new Karen Maitland book I have this fear that the spell is going to be broken – well not this time. For me, Karen…

Historical Fiction

City of Thieves – David Benioff

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July 30, 2018

Endeavour

The City of Thieves is an intriguing book that not only takes into account a period in the Second World War, that has its own defining history, but it…