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Monday Mini ~ Elizabeth I by Margaret George

Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. I have been very remiss in capping off the wonderful reading event […]

TudorFest2013

During the first two years I was blogging I gorged myself on Tudor related books, especially those written by Philippa Gregory. After a while, though, I got burned out and my ravenous reading of all things Henry VIII all but disappeared. The fact that I really never cared to watch The Tudors is evidence of […]

#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 […]

Book Lust

When Tracy left a comment that she had a copy of The Lady Elizabeth, the latest novel written by Alison Weir, book lust set in to my reader’s heart fast and furious. Were I the Incredible Hulk, I would have ripped through my clothes and turned green within minutes of reading Tracy’s comment (which wouldn’t […]

An Interview with Robin Gerber

On March 12, I had the opportunity to speak with Robin Gerber about her new novel, Eleanor vs. Ike. She was on her way to a fund raiser for Hillary Clinton in Hyde Park that evening, but she graciously took the time to speak with me. After having read the book, it was wonderful to […]

#43 ~ The Virgin’s Lover

The Virgin’s Lover by Philippa Gregory Your Attention, Please! Until Gregory’s novel about Mary, Queen of Scots (entitled The Other Queen) is published next year, I can now officially say that I have read every book in her Tudor series! YES!!!! I read my first in March and, as of October 24, I read the […]

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

I cannot tell you how much I am looking forward to the upcoming release of Elizabeth: The Golden Age! Not only do I love Cate Blanchett, I can’t get enough of those Tudors! The trailer was definitely pieced together with me in mind. The visuals are gorgeous and it just hints at the juicy plot […]