Publisher: Little, Brown

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Woah. I am honestly still just reeling from that unexpected ending. This book was NOTHING like I thought it was going to be and it far exceeded my expectations.  I should also note – I did listen to the unabridged version.  Definitely listen to the unabridged version!  There are so many hints and clues.  After reading the blurb, I really expected Rebecca to be a sort of sweeping, sappy romance.  For a lot of the book, the reader is led to believe this is true.  But then everything shifted and it was a murder mystery and there was plotting and so help me […]

Posted July 28, 2019 in Reviews // 6 Comments //
Dynasty by Tom Holland

Dynasty by Tom Holland

I’m very picky about my non-fiction. I know that as a history nut, I should gobble up whatever I can get, but it nonetheless remains true that written accounts of history can be very boring.  I don’t know what it is about many historians, but it’s almost as though if it’s interesting, they’re not doing it right. That is not the case with that book. When Holland took on the House of Caesar, he took on a very broad subject, with much presumption and conjecture.  He took on a family of cruel secrets.  In the course of a single book, it […]

Posted January 4, 2017 in Reviews // 0 Comments //