Book Review: Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon

Drums of Autumn... About the Book: In this breathtaking novel, rich in history and adventure, #1 New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon continues the story of Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser that started with the now-classic novel Outlander and continued in Dragonfly in Amber and Voyager. Once again spanning continents and centuries, Gabaldon has … Continue reading Book Review: Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon

New Release Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

The Clockmaker's Daughter... About the Book: My real name, no one remembers. The truth about that summer, no one else knows. In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

Release Day Book Review: The Paris Seamstress by Natasha Lester

The Paris Seamstress… About the Book: How much will a young Parisian seamstress sacrifice to make her mark in the male-dominated world of 1940s New York fashion? From the bestselling author of A KISS FROM MR FITZGERALD and HER MOTHER'S SECRET. 1940 - Parisian seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee France as the Germans … Continue reading Release Day Book Review: The Paris Seamstress by Natasha Lester

My Reading Life: The Spoils of Time Series by Penny Vincenzi

In case you hadn’t yet guessed, I have a literary love of the saga series, the ones where each book is around the 500 to 700 page mark with the content spanning decades and generations through the entwined lives of one family. A little bit like Downton Abbey but in book form, which is probably … Continue reading My Reading Life: The Spoils of Time Series by Penny Vincenzi

New Release Book Review: Beauty in Thorns by Kate Forsyth

Beauty in Thorns... Book Description: A spellbinding reimagining of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ set amongst the wild bohemian circle of Pre-Raphaelite artists and poets. The Pre-Raphaelites were determined to liberate art and love from the shackles of convention. Ned Burne-Jones had never had a painting lesson and his family wanted him to be a parson. Only young … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Beauty in Thorns by Kate Forsyth

3 in 1 Book Reviews: The Seven Sisters Series by Lucinda Riley

The Seven Sisters is a series of huge, sweeping, epic tales of love and loss based on the legends of the Seven Sisters star constellation. Combining Historical fiction with the present day and set in far flung exotic locations, there are seven books planned for the series, with three already released and the fourth coming in November … Continue reading 3 in 1 Book Reviews: The Seven Sisters Series by Lucinda Riley

Book Review: The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

The Forgotten Garden... Book Description: A foundling, an old book of dark fairy tales, a secret garden, an aristocratic family, a love denied, and a mystery. The Forgotten Garden is a captivating, atmospheric and compulsively readable story of the past, secrets, family and memory from the international best-selling author Kate Morton. Cassandra is lost, alone … Continue reading Book Review: The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton