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Free Book Friday! Fill up Those eReaders!

It's Free Book Friday again already! This week flew by for me. How about you? I did get a lot of good reading in. Here are some links to free books in all different genres from many great authors for you this weekend! Fill up those eReaders and find a new favorite. If you're heading… Continue reading Free Book Friday! Fill up Those eReaders!

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Book Review: Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

★★★★★ HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY! I was not expecting to like this book as much as I did since it is out of my norm for reading genres. I do like historical fiction, but its usually still packed with action, mystery, intrigue. This is not an action-packed book and to be honest not that much… Continue reading Book Review: Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

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Hamilton Fun Facts from the Play and Ron Chernow’s Book

Recently, I started reading Chernow's Hamilton. Of course, the inspiration to read this came from watching the infamous Broadway play on Disney+ this past July. I am only 18% through the book according to my Kindle, but there are so many fun facts I have learned already, so I thought I would share some with you.

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Revolutionary Belle’s Reading List

I am currently researching for my upcoming historical fiction/ fairytale mashup of "Beauty and the Beast" with the French Revolution. Belle is the main character, of course, and yes, she loves to read anything she can get her hands on! Her father is a successful trading merchant for Versailles and he always brings her back a book from wherever he goes. Her favorite is Gulliver's Travels, because she hopes to get out of France someday and...continue reading on blog

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Book Review: “Drums of Autumn” by Diana Gabaldon

This book is different from most of the others in the fact that it is not only from Claire's first-person perspective. It also follows Roger Wakefield (Mackenzie) and Brianna Randall (Fraser) in the third person. I like that the author chose to write it this way because what's happening with these other characters that Claire doesn't get to be present for is very important to the story, but having Claire be first-person makes me feel like I have a special connection with her above all the other characters, like I am her when I'm reading because I can get inside her mind.