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Book Review: A Lifelong Passion: The Letters of Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story

Overview: A Lifelong Passion: The Letters of Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story If you’ve been reading my blog religiously, you already have a good idea of my interest in history, namely the history of royal families. I’ve mentioned my enduring love for the movie Anastasia before, thanks to the Don Bluth film of the same… Continue reading Book Review: A Lifelong Passion: The Letters of Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story

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Book Review: Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen

Overview: Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen The wives of Henry VIII intrigue me because their story is a mix of salacious scandal, religious upheaval, politics of monarchy, and familial betrayal. It’s the kind of history that has something that appeals to everyone. In high school I found an old book about Katherine of Aragon… Continue reading Book Review: Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen

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Book Review: Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

Overview: Where’d You Go, Bernadette? Bernadette Fox hates Seattle. It’s always dreary, full of hipsters, and populated by helicopter moms who seem to have nothing better to do than get on Bernadette’s nerves. She hates leaving her run-down historical home, and most social interactions send her into an anxious tizzy. Bernadette’s only motivation to step… Continue reading Book Review: Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

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Book Review: My Holiday in North Korea

Overview: My Holiday in North Korea When you look at your list of countries you want to travel to, North Korea isn’t a country that usually comes to mind. Wendy Simmons felt differently, and luckily shares her vacation with us in My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth. Despite her knowledge of the… Continue reading Book Review: My Holiday in North Korea