The Beauty and the Beast Book Tag

Heya Everyone! I was recently tagged by The Audiobookworm in this fun book tag. Feel free to comment on my book choices or to add your own for each category in the comments. I'm going to tag a few people at the end, but if you want to throw up a post with your answers, … Continue reading The Beauty and the Beast Book Tag

Ebook Giveaway & Interview: Arthur Slade, author of The Hunchback Assignments

Everyone, please give a warm welcome to author Arthur Slade. I've enjoyed Slade's works - check out my reviews of Dust and Ember's End. We chat about book villains, which fictional characters to invite over for tea, tough jobs, and plenty more! Also, don't miss the international GIVEAWAY at the end of this post - ebook … Continue reading Ebook Giveaway & Interview: Arthur Slade, author of The Hunchback Assignments

Interview: John A. Connell, Author of Ruins of War

Folks, please welcome author John Connell to the blog today. We chat about Ernest Hemingway, WWII historical resources, the importance of high school history teachers, and plenty more. Reality in fiction: how important is it? Lengthy travel, cussing, and bathroom breaks happen in real life. How do you address these mundane occurrences in your writing? … Continue reading Interview: John A. Connell, Author of Ruins of War

Roman Holiday by Jodi Taylor

Where I Got It: Was free on Audible.com when I picked it up (thanks!). Narrator: Zara Ramm Publisher: Audible Studios (2015) Length: 1 hour 12 minutes Series: Book 3.5 The Chronicles of St. Mary's Author's Page Note: Although this is Book 3.5 in the series, it works fine as a stand alone. The folks of St. Mary's are time … Continue reading Roman Holiday by Jodi Taylor

Emperor: The Gods of War by Conn Iggulden

Why I Read It: It's the conclusion to a much enjoyed series. Where I Got It: From the publisher through Audiobook Jukebox (thanks!) Who I Recommend This To: If you are into ancient Roman history, Julius Caesar era, then this is a great series for you. Narrator: Paul Blake Publisher: AudioGO (2009) Length: 15 hours … Continue reading Emperor: The Gods of War by Conn Iggulden

Emperor: The Field of Swords by Conn Iggulden

Why I Read It: Books 1 & 2 were excellent, and I love this time period. Where I Got It: paperbackswap.com Who I Recommend This To: Roman Empire enthusiasts, and Gaulish warriors aficionados. Publisher: Dell Books (2005) Length: 594 pages Series: Emperor Book 3 Once again, Conn Iggulden has kept me up late, distracted at … Continue reading Emperor: The Field of Swords by Conn Iggulden

Emperor: The Death of Kings by Conn Iggulden

Why I Read It: Enjoyed the first book in series, love the time period. Where I Got It: paperbackswap Who I Recommend This To: Roman Empire fans, Julius Caesar aficionados Publisher: Harper Collins (2004) Length: 677 pages Series: Emperor Book 2 Book 1 in this series was good, like a scoop of chocolate icecream. Book … Continue reading Emperor: The Death of Kings by Conn Iggulden

Emperor: The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden

Why I Read It: For fun. Where I Got It: Own it. Whom I Recommend This To: Roman history buffs and action-seekers. Publisher: HarperCollins (2003) Length: 624 pages Series: Emperor Book 1 I love this section of history, and not just for all the dramatized literature, TV, and movies the life of Julius Caesar has … Continue reading Emperor: The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden