First Impression Friday: “Princess Elizabeth’s Spy” by Susan MacNeal

Welcome back to First Impression Friday, where I try to keep my life from going completely off the rails, and instead of staring at Reddit all day, I attempt to do something productive with my time. This week's book is┬áPrincess Elizabeth's Spy, which is the second book in the Maggie Hope Mystery series by Susan … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “Princess Elizabeth’s Spy” by Susan MacNeal

Book Review: “The Dollmaker of Krakow” by R.M. Romero

This is a book I picked up on a whim from NetGalley. I assumed it would be a much more involved novel, like "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah. I was wrong in some ways and right in others, but I know this is not a book that anyone should miss. This is a children's book, … Continue reading Book Review: “The Dollmaker of Krakow” by R.M. Romero

Book Review: “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah

This is the beautiful story of two sisters in World War II, as they attempt to navigate their way through a treacherous new world. I've always enjoyed reading historical fiction about World War II. Of course, as with any historical fiction, there are good ones and there are bad ones. This one happens to be … Continue reading Book Review: “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah

Book Review: “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr

I told you I liked historical fiction set in World War II, so here's another one. This is the story of two (nearly) starcrossed (nearly) lovers (maybe) in France in the middle of the war. You've got the blind Parisian girl and the young German orphan who's been enlisted in the German army. What follows … Continue reading Book Review: “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr