Book Lists

All The Books I Read This Summer

I read 26 books this summer. Let’s talk about it!

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July Wrap-Up | Insane (for me) Reading Month

August is here and I am actually shook. Where has the summer gone I feel cheated. I read 18 “books” (on Goodreads) but they make up both novels and novellas. It was an insane reading month and at one point I was reading a book and a half a day. However, this is where it ends – I really don’t want to be reading this much fiction, and I’m going to be focusing more of my time on reading non-fiction or procrastinating reading non-fiction or trying to win (but consistently losing) at Monopoly.

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Book Reviews, Historical-Fic

Lost Roses

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This is certainly not a light read. Nor a fun one. It is seeped with a tragedy that will touch every one of our hearts in some way – with sorrow, but also with admiration at the strength of people throughout these brutal times, and specifically for this book, the women.

It is clear that the historical aspect of this book was incredibly well-researched and proved to be equally intriguing as one of the reasons I love historical fiction is that we learn so much more about parts of history that we didn’t know about before in perhaps as much detail. It was also very interesting to read the author’s notes at the end of the book and I loved how she drew upon real-life people for her fictional characters, making everything so much more meaningful.

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