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Island of the Swans - Ciji Ware. A novel of Jane Maxwell, Duchess of Gordon (Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire's Tory rival). I wish there were a biography about her.

Sharing a fun round up of my 20 Top books of the past 10 years. So many good books!

20 Top Books of the Past 10 Years

from your homebased mom - Sharing a fun round up of my 20 Top books of the past 10 years. So many good books!

10 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Love Philippa Gregory

10 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Love Philippa Gregory

10 Historical Fiction Books with Real-Life Heroines - and don't forget The Trastámara Series, which star real women and their lives in century Spain.

School's out for summer! You know what that means? You can totally stay up way past your bedtime catching up on all those books you've been dying to read all year long. Don't have a TBR pile a mile long? No worries, my friend. I have your summer reading list for adults right here, filled to the brim with all the fabulous tomes you need for beach reading, lazy days on the deck and, of course, those late night binge-reading sessions.

2016 Summer Reading List for Adults

summer reading list for adults right here, filled to the brim with all the fabulous tomes you need for beach reading, lazy days on the deck and, of course, those late night binge-reading sessions.

'Memoirs of a Geisha' by Arthur Golden: The "memoirs" of one of Japan's most celebrated geishas describes how, as a little girl in 1929, she is sold into slavery; her efforts to learn the arts of the geisha; the impact of World War II; and her struggle to reinvent herself to win the man she loves.

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden. This book chronicles the fascinating life of Chiyo, who is sold to a geisha house, where she later becomes the star geisha, Sayuri. Excellent read and although not as good the movie was well worth seeing

If you love historical fiction, don't miss these amazing novels.

21 Historical Fiction Novels You Probably Haven't Read — But Should

21 Historical Fiction Novels You Probably Haven't Read — But Should - If you love historical fiction, don't miss these amazing novels.

2018 reading challenge

I definitely could not complete this but it is a fun idea 😁 2018 Reading Challenge - 52 books in 52 weeks each meeting a fun range of criteria!

Virgin: Prelude To The Throne: A Novel by Robin Maxwell

Queen Elizabeth I, daughter of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII and later England& most beloved monarch, was banished by her father at the age of two, but is readmitted.

A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline is a must-read novel for book clubs. This historical fiction recommendation will please everyone in your group!

15 Reading Recommendations for the Book Club That Can Never Agree

I didn't read but 100 pages of this ...I should have known from the preface or prelog...whatever it was   SICK stuff The Orphanmaster

Time Passages: The Year's Best Historical Fiction

I enjoyed this set in New York pre city - Dutch vs English settlers pp:This historical mystery made the cut of NPR's six best historical fiction books from

The Book of Madness and Cures

Time Passages: The Year's Best Historical Fiction

Gabriella Mondini is a rarity in century Venice: a woman who practices medicine. Her father, a renowned physician, has provided her entree to this all male profession, and inspired in her a shared mission to understand the secrets of the human body.