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Prisoners in the Palace by Michaela MacColl
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Jan 13, 2012

bookshelves: historicalfiction, youngadult, 2011
Read from November 30, 2011 to January 13, 2012

It was... okay.

Unfortunately, I don't have a lot to say beyond that. I enjoyed it, but not enough to review it right away. It made me consider hunting down a Queen Victoria biography, but I haven't gotten around to it. I would recommend it to lukewarm readers, especially those who like "eh" historical fiction. I wish I could recommend it more highly but I can't.

It was closer to good than bad. Take that as you will.
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Reading Progress

11/30/2011 page 159
43.0% "Story aside, the font used for Victoria's journal is obnoxious - I'm good with handwriting and cursive, and I have to squint and concentrate. (and only pages after Victoria called Liza's handwriting hard to read - I beg to differ.)"
01/13/2012 "Out of the goodness of my heart (/I had already read this one), I lent this book to a friend. I miss it (and her) already."

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