Review:    The Warlord and the Nightingale by Jeannie Lin

Review:    The Warlord and the Nightingale by Jeannie Lin

I have always loved fairy tales. My mother read a lot of them to me as a child, and it is a type of story that I find comforting. Today I was looking for a short, comfort read and came across The Warlord and the Nightingale in my to-be-read pile. I have heard many good things about Jeannie Lin, and I have other of her books waiting to be read, but for some reason I never got around to reading any of them until I read

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Review:   Victoria by Daisy Goodwin

Review:   Victoria by Daisy Goodwin

Daisy Goodwin, the author of the book Victoria, is also the creator and writer of the television series Victoria. From what I understand, this book covers most of the same material that is shown in the first season of the television show. I myself have not seen it (which in the U.S. is shown as part of Masterpiece on PBS), but I did very much enjoy the 2009 movie The Young Victoria, starring Emily Blunt. When I saw

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There are 17 bookcases in my house. This feels like an admission of guilt, or something to be ashamed of, a problem of addiction. It is not a problem though; the real problem is finding the time to read all of the books I want to read. There isn’t a ten-step program to help you out of an addiction to books, and there shouldn’t be.

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