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Book Review: Queen’s Gambit (Paperback)

Queen's Gambit

by Elizabeth Fremantle
Penguin, 2014
476 pages
Eye reading, 13 days

★★★☆☆

I picked up this book in a closing sale at WH Smith for about £3! I’m always looking for a bargain and this book certainly seemed to be that! This is another era of history I have been interested in from afar but never studied myself.  Read the rest of this entry

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Book Review: Red Rose, White Rose (Paperback)

Red Rose

by Joanna Hickson
Harper, 2014
400 pages
Eye reading, 9 days

★★★★★

I read this book back in February this year. It has remained one of my favourite books of the year which I often think back to wishing I was reading it again. I picked it up in a 2 for £7.98 (or whatever the offer they have at Tesco) as I thought the description on the back of the book sounded interesting. I had little knowledge of the War of the Roses, so this really was a good introduction (from a fictional perspective). It was my first historical fiction book so any comparisons to other authors (as I’ve seen in other reviews of this book) really went over my head. Read the rest of this entry

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