A Year in Books: 2018

And another year of reading passes on by…

2018 turned out to be a great year for books. Not only did I manage to start a book club but I also managed to read books outside my comfort zone, which turned out to be not a bad experience.  Most of the books read this year took me on exciting new adventures while others left me at a dead-end. Unfortunately, I was unable to complete my own reading challenge but that didn’t stop me from not only reaching my reading goal of 70 books, but also reading a diverse collection of books. Overall, my books of 2018 encouraged me to read more and get excited for what my choices will be in 2019. Continue reading “A Year in Books: 2018”

Royal Books for a Royal Wedding

Tomorrow is the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and of course, our invitations got lost in the mail. But that should not stop us from enjoying the royal romance. And what better way to do so than reading about one! So whether you are actually there or watching it on telly, here are some great “royal” selections that will help you celebrate this special day: Continue reading “Royal Books for a Royal Wedding”

Book Review: Victoria: The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire by Julia Baird

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Format: Hardcover

Pages: 752 pages

Published: October 3, 2017

Publisher: Random House Trade

Genre: Nonfiction. Biography

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10 Books to Read If You Like Victoria

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I am so excited that Masterpiece: Victoria returns for another season on PBS, this Sunday, January 14. I am in love with this show! It is such a great biographical adaptation that tells the beginning years of Queen Victoria’s reign. The show is not only entertaining and engrossing, but informative. It gives audiences a chance to learn more about this iconic monarch. Continue reading “10 Books to Read If You Like Victoria”