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The White Princess by Philippa Gregory

The White Princess by Philippa Gregory Published by: Touchstone Published on: July 23, 2013 Page Count: 528 Genre: Historical Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook borrowed from my local public library Audiobook Published by: Simon & Schuster Audio Narrator: Bianca Amato Audiobook Length: 19 hours 5 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Summary from the […]

#465 ~ The Kingmaker’s Daughter

The Kingmaker’s Daughter by Philippa Gregory Published by: Touchstone Published on: August 14, 2012 Page Count: 432 Genre: Historical Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook Review Copy sent to me by Audioworks for consideration. Audiobook Published by: Audioworks, in imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Narrator: Bianca Amato Audiobook Length: 15 hours 7 minutes Audio Sample: Simon […]

#274 ~ The Red Queen

The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory Published by: Simon & Schuster Published on: August 2010 Page Count: 400 pages Genre: Historical Fiction My Reading Format: Hardcover review copy sent to me by the publisher. Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Giveaway: Simon & Schuster graciously provided me with a second hardcover review copy of The Red […]

#191 ~ The White Queen

The White Queen by Philippa Gregory One of my fondest memories as a reader was listening to Philippa Gregory speak at the National Book Festival last year and then getting to meet her briefly.  That experience put me on a cloud from which it took a long  time to float down.  Getting the opportunity to […]

Where Fiction Isn’t Allowed to be Fiction

Main Entry: fic·tion Pronunciation: \?fik-sh?n\ Function: noun Etymology: Middle English ficcioun, from Middle French fiction, from Latin fiction-, fictio act of fashioning, fiction, from fingere to shape, fashion, feign — more at dough Date: 14th century 1 a: something invented by the imagination or feigned ; specifically : an invented story b: fictitious literature (as […]

#110 ~ The Other Queen

The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory I had been awaiting the publication of The Other Queen since I finished reading The Virgin’s Lover in October of 2007.  As time progressed and got closer to its September 16th release, my anticipation kept growing.  Finding out that I would be seeing Philippa Gregory in person just a […]

Behind… My September Wrap-Up

My grandfather worked in tool and die.  When he retired, he had his machines in his shed.  One of the things he loved to make the most were cribbage and euchre boards.  He gave this lovely euchre board to me quite some time ago.  Although I’m not sure how to take that on a personal […]

The Sunday Salon My Trip to the National Book Festival!

Yesterday, despite the muggy, slightly drizzly day, I had the most wonderful time at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.  The night before I thanked Target that my latest purse was huge.  It hard cover versions of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods and Neverwhere, to hard cover copies of The Other Queen, and paperback versions […]

BBAW: Philippa Gregory Scavenger Hunt Second Chance Winner

Since Alyce so quickly won the Philippa Gregory Scavenger Hunt on Sunday, I decided to hold a second chance drawing for a second copy of The Other Queen with the caveat that I will get the second chance winner’s book signed if at all possible (I don’t know whether there will be any restrictions on […]

BBAW: Book Blog Awards & Philippa Gregory Scavenger Hunt

For updates on this Scavenger Hunt: Please head over here.  I’ve added the number of prizes. _____________ Next week will be a busy week here at The Literate Housewife Review: I’ll be hosting the award for Book Blog Readers.  I announced this contest earlier this week.  Be sure to check this out and send me […]