30-Second Fashion by Rebecca Arnold

30-Second Fashion by Rebecca Arnold

My regular readers know how much I’m enjoying this series and 30-Second Fashion by Rebecca Arnold* is another book I loved. It contains 50 key modes, garments, and designers, each explained in half a minute. I read some biographies of designers before, such as Alexander…

Spanish Civil War

Spanish Civil War

Next month I’m starting my second year at University and I picked for my optional subject the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939. I received a long list of books from my tutor and I searched for books on my own. Here is the initial list of…

The Little Book of Weed

The Little Book of Weed

The Little Book of Weed by Orange Hippo!* is one of the books from the Orange Hippo! series. I was so very curious about it and I was very keen on reading it. The book covers different aspects of weed, from its legal status which…

The Rose by Brent Elliott

The Rose by Brent Elliott

The Rose by Brent Elliott – RHS. The history of the world’s favourite flower in 40 roses. This is such a gorgeous book. The history of the rose is presented through 40 species and hybrids. It is fascinating to see how different these species are,…

The Royal Pavilion by Jessica Rutherford

The Royal Pavilion by Jessica Rutherford

I got this book, The Royal Pavilion by Jessica Rutherford, when I was on holiday in Brighton and I went to see the Pavilion. It is a guidebook and I was not sure if I should add it to my overall reading challenge, but, in…

European History 1815-1914

European History 1815-1914

Next week I’m starting a new subject, European History 1815-1914, so I will share the reading list I was given. This is the minimum reading list. I will receive a complete one by the end of this week. I will share reviews on my blog…

My 2019 in Books

My 2019 in Books

My 2019 in Books, a round-up. I’ve read 88 books, a few more than the challenge I took this year, of 75 books. In the reading challenge that I took, I planned to read three books and I’ve read only one of those, Lolita. I…

A-Z Puzzle Book

A-Z Puzzle Book

When my husband and I were grocery shopping I saw this A-Z Puzzle Book on the supermarket’s shelves. It looked interesting and I thought it would be fun, so we got it. My husband and I did just shy of 20 puzzles from it and…

British History 1485-1603

British History 1485-1603

Update on the post I published in October last year, about my reading list for University – British History 1485-1603. I studied this subject during the Michaelmas term and at the beginning of the Hilary term. The books you can see in the picture were…

Women in History

Women in History

This is a round-up of the books I’ve read and I’ve enjoyed. The topic of the round-up is Women in History. I gave all the books at least 3 stars. For each recommendation I’m writing a very short description. All the books are non-fiction, of…

Regency Novels by Mary Balogh

Regency Novels by Mary Balogh

Mary Balogh is my favourite regency novel author. So, I’m sharing today a round-up of the regency novels by Mary Balogh I’ve enjoyed last year and this year as well. Besides these books, I’ve also read the Bedwyn Saga, that boast 8 books. I’ve loved…

Books on Holocaust

Books on Holocaust

I’ve read quite a few books on Holocaust, so I’m making a round-up of them, with a few details about each one and links to the reviews. In this round-up I included all the books I’ve read on Holocaust and I will update this post…

Pubs in and around the Yorkshire Dales by Paul Chrystal

Pubs in and around the Yorkshire Dales by Paul Chrystal

Pubs in and around the Yorkshire Dales by Paul Chrystal sounds like a very interesting book, read just before the Summer, so I can pick up some pretty lovely locations to go to in our days out in the Dales. Who knows, I might create…

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…

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…

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…