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The Queen Giveaway

Book Giveaway The Queen by Andrew MortonGenre: Biography | Non-Fiction When it comes to royal biographers, Andrew Morton is the name that first springs to mind. In his new book, The Queen: Her Life, Morton gives a comprehensive and definitive account of Queen Elizabeth II’s legendary reign. Whether you’re a long time royal enthusiast, or just looking for a read …

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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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Unmasked

Book Review Unmasked by Paul Holes I first heard about the Golden State Killer from Michelle McNamara’s book, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark. The fact that this murderer had gone undetected for so long — an individual who had raped, killed, and traumatized so many — was horrifying. And yet, like many of us, I was fascinated by the …

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Truly, Madly Book Giveaway

Book Giveaway Truly, Madly by Stephen Galloway About Truly, Madly: (From the publisher) A sweeping and heartbreaking Hollywood biography about the passionate, turbulent marriage of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh. In 1934, a friend brought fledgling actress Vivien Leigh to see Theatre Royal, where she would first lay eyes on Laurence Olivier in his brilliant performance as Anthony Cavendish. That night, …

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After the Romanovs

Book Review After the Romanovs by Helen Rappaport As a teen, I remember being enamored with a fictional series set in prerevolutionary Russia. This was my first introduction to the Romanov time period and that fascination continued over the years. However, I’d never read much about the plight of the exiles after the Russian revolution. And that’s what drew me …

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Heiresses: The Lives of the Million Dollar Babies

Book Review Heiresses: The Lives of the Million Dollar Babiesby Laura Thompson Throughout history, the lives of the rich and wealthy have provided much fodder for research and novels. Heiresses: The Lives of the Million Dollar Babies explores the lives of countless heiresses — both their “fortunes” and misfortunes. And what stories and lives have been lived within these pages!

Courageously Expecting

Book Review Courageously Expecting by Jenny Albers I’ve been following along with popular blogger, Jenny Albers, for several years now. She writes about grief and the messy, broken reality of pregnancy loss. But through the obvious pain, her words shine with faith and an abundance of hope. This unwavering honesty about loss and her courage to walk forward in faith …

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27 Much Anticipated Reads for 2022

27 Much Anticipated Reads For 2022 **This post also contains affiliate links; as an Amazon associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.** One of our favorite prompts on our 2022 Reading Challenge is a book “published in 2022.” There are so many incredible books on the horizon for next year and we can’t wait to dive in. Here are are twenty-seven …

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Giveaway: Forever Young

GIVEAWAY Forever Young by Hayley Mills**Giveaway open to Canadian or US residents** I remember the first time I ever watched Hayley Mills on screen. My parents had gone out for the evening and the babysitter had brought over the movie Pollyanna to watch. It was an instant hit with my six-year-old heart. Whenever the babysitter came again, I’d ask her …

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Book Giveaway: Elizabeth & Margaret

BOOK GIVEAWAY Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters**Giveaway open to Canada or US residents** We’re wrapping up the month of March with another giveaway! I have always been a fan of all things royal. And when it comes to royal biographies, there’s one author that stands out — Andrew Morton. From the author of the book, …

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