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Anne Boleyn – The Most Happy

On May 19th, 1536 Anne Boleyn was executed, bringing an incredibly tragic end to her 1000 days as Henry VIII's most happy queen. Longer still was she the deepest desire of Henry's heart, flaming his longing for an ideal, happy and powerful marriage secured by the most precious gift She could give him, a son… Continue reading Anne Boleyn – The Most Happy

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Reading List for April

As promised, here is my book list & mini-reviews for April. Enjoy... First up is Georgette Heyer's Regency World by Jennifer Kloester. Like many, I am thoroughly obsessed with the Regency era in England (hello Jane Austen!) and having read several of Georgette Heyer's novels, this was quite the treat. It really provides a wonderful… Continue reading Reading List for April

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Reading List for March

So, time has totally flown by, hence my March reading list/book review happening at the end of April rather then at the beginning. Oopsie-doo! Anyway, here's what I read in March and a few thoughts about each... First up is A Lady Raised High by Laurien Gardner. Historical fiction about the Tudors, specifically Anne Boleyn?… Continue reading Reading List for March

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Word Nerd : Piquant

Piquant is one of those tantalizing descriptive words that any charming quaintrelle would delight in utilizing in their vocabularies, at least that's what I think. I enjoy having piquant conversations with engaging people who posses a certain piquant personality - don't you? Marie Doro was β€œa young actress of piquant beauty, marked personality and rare… Continue reading Word Nerd : Piquant