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The Invincible Miss Cust

Book Review The Invincible Miss Cust by Penny Haw The year 2022 marks the centenary of Aleen Cust’s (the first female veterinary surgeon to be recognized by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) finally receiving her diploma. The pre-printed “Mr.” on it had been struck out and “Miss” added by hand. In The Invincible Miss Cust, author Penny Haw, shares …

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Secrets of the Nile

Book Review Secrets of the Nile by Tasha Alexander

Murder at the Serpentine Bridge

Book Review Murder at the Serpentine Bridge by Andrea Penrose The sixth book in the Wexford & Sloane series, this novel follows newlyweds Lady Charlotte and Lord Wexford as they untangle a web of politics and intrigue. When an engineering genius, Jeremiah Willis, is found floating in the Serpentine Lake, it’s up to the Wexfords to bring his killers to …

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The Ways We Hide

Book Review The Ways We Hide by Kristina McMorris As a child, Fenna is caught up in a Christmas Eve disaster (based on the Italian Hall Disaster of 1913.) Traumatized by this horrific event, she turns to magic and the art of illusion to help her process. Yet, her work as an escape artist soon attracts the attention of British …

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Books About Queen Elizabeth II

Books about Queen Elizabeth II This post contains affiliate links; as an Amazon associate, we earn from qualifying purchases. “I have in sincerity pledged myself to your service, as so many of you are pledged to mine. Throughout all my life and with all my heart I shall strive to be worthy of your trust.” — Queen Elizabeth II Our …

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Sweet Reads August 2022 Box Review

Sweet Reads Box Review August 2022 Book Box Review from Sweet Reads For the past few months, I have had the privilege of bring a spring and summer rep for Sweet Reads Box. (Which essentially means that they send me a monthly box to try out and share with all of you, and I get to give you a 10% …

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Murder in Westminster

Book Review Murder in Westminster by Vanessa Riley The first in a vibrant, inclusive new historical mystery series by acclaimed author Vanessa Riley portrays the true diversity of the Regency-era. The new series is perfect for fans of Bridgerton or mystery readers seeking more authenticity about the time period, as it introduces the strong, capable Lady Abigail Worthing, who must …

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Sweet Reads July 2022 Box Review

Sweet Reads Box Review July 2022 Book Box Review from Sweet Reads As a Summer rep for Sweet Reads Box, receiving these amazing book boxes is always one of my favorite moments on the month. And I have to say, this July box may just be my favorite one yet! The thing I really enjoy about the Sweet Reads Box …

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The Souls of Lost Lake

Book Review The Souls of Lost Lake by Jaime Jo Wright I have been a fan of Jaime Jo Wright’s books from the very start. I thought that her last book, On the Cliffs of Foxglove Manor was going to go down as my all-time favorite. But I was wrong. Because the thing about Jaime Jo Wright, is that she …

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