09 June 2016

Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross


Title: Pope Joan Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002BH5HO4    Genre: Historical Pages: 434      Status: Finished Recommended for awisls: Highly recommended It is still arguable whether there was a female Pope or no. I personally think there wasn’t. Donna Woolfolk Cross thinks otherwise. And she has written a long novel, which although a fiction, contains a lot of historical ...

01 July 2016

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller


Title: The Song of Achilles Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Song-Achilles-Madeline-Miller-ebook/dp/B006IE2IO8/ Genre: Historical Pages: 369                          Status: Finished Recommended for awisls: Highly recommended I am a big Greek Mythology fan. Not just a big fan, I love, love, love Greek Mythology. Have loved it since early childhood. I can tell you all about Hercules and his Twelve Labors, about ...

06 July 2016

Vivaldis Virgins by Barbara Quick


Title: Vivaldi’s Virgins Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Vivaldis-Virgins-Barbara-Quick-ebook/dp/B000SCHBY8/   Genre: Historical Pages: 308                             Status: Finished Recommended for awisls: Recommended Advice: Read with Vivalid’s music sounding in the background. The Plot: Fourteen-year-old Anna Maria, abandoned at the Ospedale della Pietà as an infant, is determined to find out who she is and where she came from. Her quest takes ...