History in the Making

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The 5 Best History Books to Gift! (Blogmas 2018)

The 5 Best History Books to Gift! (Blogmas 2018)

I have already shared my gift guide for historians and history buffs, but I have had quite a few more requests specifically for history books that people can give as a gift. Although my voracious reading habit can sometimes be a pain (there is never enough […]

The Lure of Beautiful Books

The Lure of Beautiful Books

I will admit to being one of those people who is all business with their books. I only read appendices if I specifically need information from them, I tend to only read short dedications (sorry, authors!), and pictures? Not really necessary. Or, I used to […]

3 New 2018 Christmas Chick Lit Books!

3 New 2018 Christmas Chick Lit Books!

I am back again with new books from NetGalley! I am really enjoying the chance to read new books before they come out and share my reviews to help authors and other readers- it is a wonderful feeling. I was able to request and read […]

History of Christmas Books

History of Christmas Books

Today’s post is a quick intro to a few of the historical sources I like to use for my history of Christmas posts and research. What I love about the history of Christmas is that it is very approachable and quite often uses cultural and […]

Reading the Book Behind the Movie

Reading the Book Behind the Movie

Every year, there are a handful of movies released that are based on books. We see countless listicles of “Books You Should Read Before Seeing the Movie” all over our Facebook pages, and booksellers everywhere urge us to read the books on our screens. As […]

Are Reading Challenges Helpful?

Are Reading Challenges Helpful?

If you are any sort of social reader, you have probably heard of reading challenges. All sorts of sites and groups create and sponsor them, and in the age of publicly documenting everything, readers jump on them. You update sites, Instagram, your bullet journal with […]

Vintage Royal Reads

Vintage Royal Reads

I am really trying to limit the number of physical books I purchase- as I’m hoping to move in 3 years, I really can’t move all of my books across the ocean! I either try to borrow them from the library, buy an e-book, or […]

October 2018 Upcoming History Books

October 2018 Upcoming History Books

I am quite excited to start a new monthly series here today! While the name of my blog already implies it, for those of you who don’t know, I am trained as an historian. Although I’m not currently working in the field, I am still […]

5 Chick Lit Books That Perfect for a Long Weekend

5 Chick Lit Books That Perfect for a Long Weekend

I am currently enjoying a long weekend myself right now (Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!) and I plan to dive headfirst into books. While I am finishing up a books for different book clubs, I also plan on enjoying some easy-reading chick lit. There are times in […]

Time’s Convert Review with Hisdoryan

Time’s Convert Review with Hisdoryan

Every once in a while, you discover a blogger that you just get. You love what they write about, you love their tone and writing style, and wait on tenterhooks for their next post. Well, that is Hisdoryan for me! And we get along so well […]