Hello, I am back with another book review! Today I’m going to talk about John Marciari’s Art of Renaissance Rome: Artists and Patrons in the Eternal City book. Marciari tells us the story of the artists, monuments, and patrons of Renaissance Rome in this book. I also learned new things, new words from this book.
Have you ever given up on love? When her boyfriend lets her down for the last time, Brooklyn bookshop owner Bea James makes a decision – no more. No more men, no more heartbreak, and no more pain. Psychiatrist Jake Steinmann is making a new start too, leaving his broken marriage behind in San Francisco.
Hello, I am back with another book review! Today I’m going to talk about Bernadette Murphy’s Van Gogh’s Ear: The True Story. So let’s start! This book took seven years of of painstaking research to compile. If you love reading academic biographies of Vincent van Gogh, this book is for you! The author inserts herself
British monarchy has twice been rescued by Germans. First, at the start of the 18th century, when the House of Hanover supplied the Protestant succession to the throne, ensuring the banishment of the Catholic Stuarts. Second, perhaps less obviously, in the mid-19th century, when Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha married Queen Victoria. So, argues A.N. Wilson in
I loved reading when I was younger. The excitement of going to the school library or getting assigned a new book to review in my reading journal was the best! I think everybody has those books that they read so much as a kid that the covers end up torn, the spines are completely bent
I am a self confessed book worm. I always have been and always will be. Now that I am a parent there is nothing more delightful than sharing some of my most favourite stories with Arlo. For me it’s a nostalgic trip down memory lane, and for Arlo he’s discovering new worlds for the very
Your 20s. The decade of realisation that you’re not that messy teenager anymore, but a fully fledged adult. We are given that subtle push into the big wide world, and are confronted with the huge realisation that we have absolutely no idea what’s going on. Throughout this time we are faced with many decisions, and
So this was a funny old month for me and I spent a lot of it in a not so great, head space. My reading often reflects my mood and can also alter it to some extent. June was also a month that saw me binge watching a lot more TV than usual, to be
‘It’s hard to exaggerate how well Picoult writes‘ – this is what sold the book to me, written in beautiful calligraphy on the cover page of Jodi Picoult’s #1 New York Times bestseller. I actually found this book on the shelf of a Charity Shop whilst shopping around for the perfect book gift for my
I managed to crack this out by the skin of my teeth. I know we’re almost in June but I hope I can still inspire you with some of my favs from this month. So, what have I been reading this month? For the last week I’ve been dragging my heels with my current read,