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?
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
It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of the royal family. I have a Kate Middleton Pinterest board, a tote bag with Will and Kate's faces on it, and I am always proud to tell people that I was in London in front of Buckingham Palace on the day of their wedding in 2011.… Continue reading Elizabeth the Queen