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The King's Mistress
3.87
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. It's not a period of history that I've ever studied or read about previously so I was able to read this book as a work of ...more
Jan 2017
Aug 27, 2016
May 11, 2011
 
The Queen's Fool (The Tudor Court, #4)
3.84
really liked it
This book was really good, I've read a lot of Tudor fiction over the years but this has to be one of the best books that I have read based in that tim ...more
Jan 12, 2012
Apr 02, 2011
 
The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister
3.86
really liked it
This book is really quite sad, and in some places shocking, but it's one of those books that should be read because these events did happen and it's s ...more
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 05, 2011
 
Birdsong: A Novel Of Love And War
4.07
it was amazing
This book remains one of the best books I have ever read. My sixth form English literature teacher at school said that you had to give every book you ...more
Jan 26, 2012
Jan 14, 2012
 
The Autobiography of Henry VIII: With Notes by His Fool, Will Somers
4.25
really liked it
There is something satisfying about reading a book of this length in paperback form rather than as a kindle edition. On looking at the book, you could ...more
Mar 13, 2012
Sep 15, 2011
 
The King's Speech: Based on the Recently Discovered Diaries of Lionel Logue
3.75
liked it
I watched the film of the King's Speech last year and thought this was brilliantly done with Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter. I expected the book ...more
Feb 18, 2012
Apr 02, 2011
 
Escape from the World Trade Center
3.71
it was amazing
I found myself unable to breath through this account of escape from the world trade centre. I remember being in high school and watching the events un ...more
Aug 20, 2011
Aug 20, 2011
 
Secrets of the Tudor Court
3.88
really liked it
I managed to get this book as a free kindle download, and was a bit worried I wouldn't enjoy it, mainly because my mum read it towards the latter part ...more
May 08, 2011
Apr 02, 2011
 
Mao: The Unknown Story
3.80
did not like it
I'll be honest,I read the first 400 pages of the book word for word,but the last 255pages before you got to all the references etc were a bit hit and ...more
Aug 30, 2011
May 03, 2011
 
The Life of Elizabeth I
4.06
it was ok
This was not one of my favourite Alison Weir books. Although it's early chapters seemed to have a clear focus I found that the later chapters jumped a ...more
Jan 23, 2016
Apr 02, 2011
 
The Lady in the Tower
4.07
really liked it
I thought this book was really good...It was of the Henry VIII period, but not focusing on him or his marriages although this was an underlying theme. ...more
Jun 04, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
 
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
3.82
did not like it
I really didn't enjoy this book. I felt like I learned more about his life from the timeline at the end than from the rest of the book. It was difficu ...more
May 19, 2011
Apr 02, 2011
 
Tamburlaine Must Die
3.35
really liked it
I thought this book was a brilliant account of the last three days of Marlowe's life told through his own eyes. Although much of this may be fiction, ...more
May 26, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
 
When Knighthood Was in Flower
3.60
None
not set
Aug 20, 2011
 
A Journal of the Plague Year
3.54
really liked it
None
Jun 19, 2011
Apr 02, 2011
 
Between Shades of Gray
4.37
it was amazing
None
Aug 16, 2011
Apr 17, 2011
 
Burnt Shadows
3.89
really liked it
None
Aug 06, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
 
The Beauty Chorus
3.74
None
not set
Apr 21, 2011
 
She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth
3.97
liked it
None
Aug 27, 2012
Apr 02, 2011
 
Long Walk to Freedom
4.32
it was amazing
None
Dec 31, 2013
Apr 02, 2011
 
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
4.24
really liked it
None
Aug 2006
Apr 29, 2011
 
Alone in Berlin
4.23
really liked it
None
Aug 04, 2011
May 03, 2011
 
The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
4.19
None
not set
Apr 02, 2011
 
The Sisters Who Would Be Queen
3.94
really liked it
None
Mar 2011
Apr 01, 2011
 
The Queen's Lady
3.81
really liked it
None
Dec 28, 2011
Jun 12, 2011
 
Stalin's Children: Three Generations of Love, War and Survival
3.70
really liked it
None
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 19, 2011
 
Mary & Elizabeth
3.61
liked it
None
Nov 17, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
 
The Last White Rose: Dynasty, Rebellion and Treason. The Secret Wars against the Tudors
3.80
liked it
None
Jul 29, 2011
Jul 09, 2011
 
England Under The Tudors
3.48
None
not set
Apr 02, 2011
 
Vermilion Gate
4.02
really liked it
None
Dec 2010
Apr 02, 2011
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