2017 Books, Book Reviews, Uncategorized

What is it About the Tudors?

When I was a kid, I read a lot of historical fiction geared towards young readers. One subject I remember reading about a lot was the Tudor dynasty--Henry VIII and his six wives. There was one book written from Elizabeth I's perspective, one from Mary Tudor's perspective, even one, I believe about Lady Jane Grey.… Continue reading What is it About the Tudors?

The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson
2016 Books, Book Lists, Book Reviews

The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson

One of the last books I read in 2016 was The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson. I've written about Bryson on the blog before--I reviewed his One Summer and his two books on British travel, as well as mentioning his hilarious book A Walk in the Woods this past summer. Well, I'm back with another of his books… Continue reading The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson