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4 Books to Get Lost In

4 Books to Get Lost In

With the Northern Hemisphere now being plunged into the icy depths of winter, there has never been a better time to spend an afternoon or two getting lost in a new book. If you are anything like me, you can always convince yourself that there […]

January 2019 Upcoming History Books

January 2019 Upcoming History Books

I am back again with another edition of upcoming history books! These release dates are for North America; some of them have already come out in the UK and Europe (for my global readers). These all happen to be royal histories, although from very different […]

2019 Reading Plans

2019 Reading Plans

This is the time of year where you see reading challenges, goals, and plans galore. The Goodreads Challenge that you set for yourself, the Popsugar and Book Riot challenges that push you to diversify your reading, and those country reading lists floating around on Pinterest. […]

The 5 Best Book Posts of 2018

The 5 Best Book Posts of 2018

One constant in my life, no matter what I am going through, is reading. You will never find me without a book on hand for a spare moment, and I’m one of those people who reads three books at once. Although book posts can be […]

Christmas Eve Reading Plans

Christmas Eve Reading Plans

I think that all of us have seen those Pinterest and Facebook posts about how in Iceland you exchange books on Christmas Eve and then spend the evening reading them. (Although, I’ve seen a lot of pushback from people living in Iceland on whether or […]

6 Books to Give to Anyone, Blogmas

6 Books to Give to Anyone, Blogmas

Now that we are close to Christmas, some people will be searching last minute for that perfect gift that they just couldn’t find. And I think that a book is always the perfect gift, and most of us do live close enough to a bookstore […]

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 […]