History in the Making

Category: Books

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 […]

How to Pick a Book for Your Book Club

How to Pick a Book for Your Book Club

Book clubs are a lot of fun- you get a chance to read new books, you can catch up with old friends or meet new people (depending on the book club), and usually eat some delicious food! However, if you are anything like me, the […]

#AnHistorianReads Sept- Nov 2018 Book Club

#AnHistorianReads Sept- Nov 2018 Book Club

Book clubs are one of my favourite things- I love having a group of people who all start with the same book and all end with very different opinions! When I started the #anhistorianreads book club in July, I wasn’t sure if anyone would even […]

Creating Your Library

Creating Your Library

After working in a bookstore for years, and being a voracious reader myself, I have spoken with countless people who for various reasons want to build a library for themselves. While this is a lovely dream to have, it isn’t as easy as it might […]

My Five Absolute Favourite Books

My Five Absolute Favourite Books

To my newer readers, I should give a bit of my reading background (and a welcome, hello!). I am a voracious reader, and you will usually find me with several books on the go! I will read anything from most genres, and I am always […]

3 Books for the Modern Jane Austen Reader

3 Books for the Modern Jane Austen Reader

I am a firm believer in live long learning; although learning can take the traditional form of sitting down in a classroom and listening to someone lecture, it can also take the more casual form of having a conversation or reading a book. Although some […]