Tag: historical fiction

Tower Bridge in London

Top 5 Historical Fiction Books Set in England

I’m drawn like a magnet to historical fiction books set in England. I seem to find them even when I’m not looking for them. After decades of reading these books, I have definite opinions on the best ones. If it weren’t for historical fiction, I would know very little about history. In school, history was […]


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The Paper Magician

‘The Paper Magician’ Review

I’m always looking for another good book to read. I find it very frustrating to endure reading a book that’s just not keeping my attention, or that’s written so poorly my eyes are in danger of falling out of my head due to heavy eye-rolling. Luckily, I have several friends who are also voracious readers […]


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Burned books

How to Abandon Books without Feeling Guilty

You don’t have to feel guilty. It’s okay to abandon books. There were times when I still operated under the same rules and guidelines I had in childhood, like never quitting something once you’ve made a promise, or completing a task no matter what. It wasn’t until I was in my 30s that I realized […]


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Critical Failures

‘Critical Failures (Caverns and Creatures)’ Review

I picked this book up on a lark. Rarely have I been so entertained by something I knew nothing about when I purchased it. Critical Failures (Caverns and Creatures) by Robert Bevan is a comedy-laced fantasy. It was definitely written for a specific audience (the tabletop role playing crowd), but I think even someone with […]


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