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Matilda by Tracy Borman

Matilda by Tracy Borman

Matilda by Tracy Borman – Wife of the Conqueror, First Queen of England. It’s not the first book I read by Tracy Borman and surely it will not be the last. Soon I’m getting another one of her books from the library, because I like […]

Queen Elizabeth II: Her Life in Our Times by Sarah Bradford

Queen Elizabeth II: Her Life in Our Times by Sarah Bradford

I did like the sound of the book Queen Elizabeth II: Her Life in Our Times by Sarah Bradford, and, luckily, I could borrow it from the library. I think the book was lovely, but I gave it only 3.5 stars because I wanted to […]

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman is a novel (almost) everybody knows about. It was the winner of Costa Book Awards in 2017 and I’ve read reviews for it on a lot of blogs. Finally I’ve borrowed it from the library and I’ve […]

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton is a book I wanted to read after seeing her delivering the University of Oxford Romanes Lecture last year. As today is International Women’s Day I thought it will be appropriate to share my review of her book. The […]

Deliciously Ella: The Plant-Based Cookbook by Ella Mills

Deliciously Ella: The Plant-Based Cookbook by Ella Mills

Deliciously Ella: The Plant-Based Cookbook by Ella Mills (Woodward) is a cookbook with 100 plant-based recipes. The cookbook is not only about recipes, but she shares snippets of her life and how her company progressed. It was an interesting read. The story is interesting, but […]

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

I’ve heard about The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris, I’ve read reviews on blogs, like the one made by Sarah at salocainwonderland. I loved the book, with the picture of the entrance to Auschwitz and the uniforms the prisoners would wear. Of course, I […]

1000 Years of Annoying the French by Stephen Clarke

1000 Years of Annoying the French by Stephen Clarke

“You should not judge a book by its cover” is well known, but what about a title? 1000 Years of Annoying the French by Stephen Clarke sounded too funny not to borrow it from the library. I loved this book! It’s hilarious. I’m going to […]

Hitchens vs. Blair – The Munk Debates

Hitchens vs. Blair – The Munk Debates

I’ve had in my to-read list Hitchens vs. Blair – The Munk Debates for a while and only recently I’ve borrowed it from the library. The Munk debates take place in Toronto and were established in 2008 by the late Peter Munk and his wife […]

Science in the Soul by Richard Dawkins

Science in the Soul by Richard Dawkins

I’ve started reading Science in the Soul by Richard Dawkins – Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist on my trip to London. I know the size of the book doesn’t make it exactly travel friendly, but by now I’m used to having a lot of […]

Lost and Founder by Rand Fishkin

Lost and Founder by Rand Fishkin

I discovered Lost and Founder by Rand Fishkin – The Mostly Awful, Sometimes Awesome Truth about Building a Tech Startup and I was very excited to read it. Fishkin the founder of Moz. If you don’t work in SEO or you are not a blogger, […]

On The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

On The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

On The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin. The original title was On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. I’ve decided to share the review of this book today because it […]

Redeeming the Rogue Knight by Elisabeth Hobbes

Redeeming the Rogue Knight by Elisabeth Hobbes

Redeeming the Rogue Knight by Elisabeth Hobbes. This is the second book in the The Danby Brothers series. I wasn’t sure about this book because I’ve read about Sir Roger Danby in The Blacksmith’s Wife, the first book in the series, in which Roger is […]

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari – A Brief History of Humankind. This is a remarkable book, I absolutely loved it. So much that while I was reading it, I stopped, went online and bought his next books, Homo Deus and 21 Lessons for the 21st […]

Someone to Trust by Mary Balogh

Someone to Trust by Mary Balogh

Someone to Trust by Mary Balogh is the 5th book in the Westcott series. I was looking forward to reading this book, as I loved both characters from the other books in the series. This is the story of Elizabeth, Lady Overfield, a widow and […]

Mary Balogh

Mary Balogh

I’ve decided to make a special post about Mary Balogh and update here all the books I’m reading by her, as most of them are in series. It will be also easier for me to link to only one post and update this one instead […]

Heavens on Earth by Michael Shermer

Heavens on Earth by Michael Shermer

I’ve seen Shermer in a clip on youtube, it was at a presentation he gave at Oxford University a few years ago. I looked online and saw that he recently published a book called Heavens on Earth by Michael Shermer – The Scientific Search for […]