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The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran (Book Review)

The Heretic Queen is the story of Nefertari, niece of the infamous Pharaoh Nefertiti who ruled Egypt with Akenaten, the pharaoh who abandoned the traditional gods of the country. Because of her aunt and uncle’s actions, Nefertari’s entire family has been erased from the history of Egypt. As an orphan princess, Nefertari is raised in [...]

By |2019-07-23T05:34:46+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Book Reviews|1 Comment

In His Father’s Footsteps by Danielle Steele (Book Review)

The first part of the story belongs to Jakob and Emmanuelle, survivors of the Holocaust who are liberated from the camp of Buchenwald. Vivid descriptions of what the liberators found there tell of the plight of the prisoners. The fact that Jakob and Emmanuelle were the only members of their individual families to survive attests [...]

By |2019-07-17T22:11:54+00:00July 17th, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments

First Flurries by Joanne Demaio (Book Review)

Lindsey Haynes is the owner of Vagabond Vintage, a tiny shop-on-wheels clothing boutique that doubles as her home. After completing the autumn craft fair route through New England, she gives her treasured snow globe a shake to see in which direction she should head. The snow globe was a gift from her dad and has [...]

By |2019-07-15T13:14:46+00:00July 15th, 2019|Book Reviews|4 Comments

A Novel Murder by Elizabeth Penney (Book Review)

Take one librarian named Faith Newberry, a cat named Watson, a new position in an exclusive retreat’s library, a handsome co-protagonist, and plenty of amateur sleuths not to mention a dead body and conflicting clues and you have the cozy mystery entitled A Novel Murder. The title alone is a play on words based on [...]

By |2019-07-05T21:53:03+00:00July 5th, 2019|Book Reviews|2 Comments

Nefertiti by Michelle Moran (BOOK REVIEW)

Told by Mutnodjmet, the younger of the half-sisters, this is the story of how the 15-year-old Nefertiti becomes not only Queen of Egypt but Pharaoh, reigning as co-regent with her husband Amunhotep IV. Both girls have been raised in a powerful family and are the nieces of Queen Tiye – wife of Amunhotep III – [...]

By |2019-06-22T22:03:33+00:00June 22nd, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Living in the Middle by A. Robert Allen (Book Review)

Living in the Middle is the story of James (Jimmy) Montgomery III, son of the New York City Montgomerys. Never close to his high society mother, Jimmy hardly misses her when she doesn’t attend his high school graduation. But when he returns home, he soon learns that he is unwelcome in the house where he [...]

By |2019-05-30T23:26:14+00:00May 30th, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Gown by Jennifer Robson (Book Review)

In The Gown we are treated to a unique perspective of post-World War II (1947) England through the eyes of two young women. Ann Hughes is the chief embroiderer in the fashion house of Hartnell, a designer most often called upon to furnish gowns and dresses for Britain’s Royal Family. When news reaches the workroom [...]

By |2019-05-17T22:09:56+00:00May 17th, 2019|Book Reviews, Uncategorized|2 Comments

The Missing Years by Lexie Elliott (Book Review)

Fans of Alfred Hitchcock will revel in the story of The Missing Years by Lexie Elliott. A weave of mystery and terror, the story follows Ailsa Calder on her journey back to her childhood home in Scotland. Upon her mother’s recent death, Ailsa inherits half of the house known as the Manse. The other half [...]

By |2019-04-25T16:36:27+00:00April 25th, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments

AS BRIGHT AS HEAVEN by Susan Meissner (Book Review)

As Bright As Heaven follows the Bright family as father Thomas, mother Pauline, and their three daughters Evie, Maggie, and Willa make the move from Quakertown, Pennsylvania to Philadelphia. We meet the family shortly after the death of their six-month old son Henry. Each family member is trying to cope with the loss of their [...]

By |2019-04-05T22:14:20+00:00April 5th, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments

ANOTHER WOMAN’S HUSBAND by Gill Paul (Book Review)

Another Woman’s Husband opens in 1997 with Rachel and Alex returning from a romantic evening in Paris. But their lives will be forever altered when the car ahead of them crashes in the Alma Tunnel. As Alex leaps from the taxi to assist, he is appalled to find Princess Diana as one of the victims. [...]

By |2019-03-23T18:16:29+00:00March 23rd, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments