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On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn

On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn

On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn is the 8th book in the Bridgerton series. I was surprised to read this book. It was awful. First of all, the characters lack any substance. I do give out some spoilers, because it wouldn’t be […]

The big book review 2018 Tag

The big book review 2018 Tag

I’ve made a post about the books I’ve read in 2018, but these questions are different. I did enjoy reading the answers Kezzie wrote on her blog, hence me answering to them as well. Also, very little information from the previous post is mentioned here […]

It’s in His Kiss by Julia Quinn

It’s in His Kiss by Julia Quinn

It’s in His Kiss by Julia Quinn is the 7th book in the Bridgerton series. The story of Hyacinth, the youngest Bridgerton daughter, and Gareth St. Clair. Everybody knows that his father is trying to ruin his inheritance, and the only family he has is […]

When He Was Wicked by Julia Quinn

When He Was Wicked by Julia Quinn

When He Was Wicked by Julia Quinn must be my favourite book of the Bridgerton series. It is the story of Francesca, a young widow, and Michael, the cousin of her first husband. Their story is beautiful, they grow and change, they are struggling with […]

To Sir Phillip, With Love by Julia Quinn

To Sir Phillip, With Love by Julia Quinn

To Sir Phillip, With Love by Julia Quinn is the 5th book in Bridgerton series. It is the story of Eloise and, obviously, Phillip. I liked this book a lot, their story is interesting and a bit unusual. It started after his wife’s death, when […]

Swimming Across: A Memoir by Andrew S. Grove

Swimming Across: A Memoir by Andrew S. Grove

I wanted to read Swimming Across: A Memoir by Andrew S. Grove for a while now. I found out a bit about his story when I read The Intel Trinity and Grove sounded fascinating. I’m glad I’ve read this book because it is interesting. Especially […]

2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge

It’s early January, so the perfect time to set up a new reading challenge. Last year I had a reading challenge of 30 books, that I’ve updated to 52 and again to 60. In the end I’ve read 85 books. This made me confident to […]

Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn is the 4th book in the Bridgerton series. This is the story of Penelope Featherington and Colin, the 3rd Bridgerton brother. It’s also a book I gave 5 stars, unlike the previous three, where I took half of star […]

An Offer From a Gentleman by Julia Quinn

An Offer From a Gentleman by Julia Quinn

An Offer From a Gentleman by Julia Quinn, the #3 book in the Bridgerton series. The start of this book is a bit annoying. It’s a spin on Cinderella, with a horrible stepmother, two stepdaughers that make her working as a slave after her father’s […]

My 2018 in Books

My 2018 in Books

At the begining of the year I’ve made a reading challenge: 30 books. I finished it fast, then raised to 52. After reaching that, I’ve updated the challenge to 60. In the end, I’ve read 85 books this year and this is my 2018 in […]

The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer

The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer

The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer is, as the subtitle suggests: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century. It is the first book in the Time Traveller’s Guides series. The book does what it says in the blurb: “Imagine you […]

The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn

The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn

The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn is the second book in the Bridgerton series. At the end of the post is a list with all the books, in order which they should be read, with links on my reviews. Of course I will […]

The blacksmith’s wife by Elisabeth Hobbes

The blacksmith’s wife by Elisabeth Hobbes

I made a review of A Wager for the Widow, so I picked another book by the same author, The blacksmith’s wife by Elisabeth Hobbes. This is the first book in the Danby Brothers Series. This is the story of Joanna and Hal Danby. She […]

A Wager for the Widow by Elisabeth Hobbes

A Wager for the Widow by Elisabeth Hobbes

I wanted some light books in the run up to Christmas, as before that I’ve read a lot non-fiction books. So I picked A Wager for the Widow by Elisabeth Hobbes from the library. It was the first novel by Elisabeth Hobbes that I’ve read […]

The Duke and I by Julia Quinn

The Duke and I by Julia Quinn

The Duke and I by Julia Quinn. The first book in the Bridgerton Series. It’s a light fiction, romantic novel, just great for this time of year. I like her writing style and the book was gripping from the beginning. The book tells the story […]

Mad Dogs And Englishmen by Ranulph Fiennes

Mad Dogs And Englishmen by Ranulph Fiennes

Mad Dogs And Englishmen by Ranulph Fiennes – An Expedition Round My Family. I saw a review for this book on Goodreads, written by Angela from gardenteacakesandme and I wanted to read it. It’s not a book I would have picked from the library/book shop […]