Tag: Historical

Review: The Conquering Dark by Clay and Susan Griffith

Posted August 25, 2015 in Review / 11 Comments
Review: The Conquering Dark by Clay and Susan Griffith

I freakin’ bawled my eyes out when I finished reading this final book in the Crown and Key trilogy. Heads up people – if you want to read this series, start at book one, The Shadow Revolution, and don’t skip book two, The Undying Legion. Only then will you properly and fully enjoy the complete experience of the Crown and Key trilogy (*cue the John Williams music*).

Review: All the Ways to Ruin a Rogue by Sophie Jordan

Posted August 5, 2015 in Review / 6 Comments
Review: All the Ways to Ruin a Rogue by Sophie Jordan

Historical romances and I have a tenuous relationship. For a long time I resisted getting wrapped up in this genre of books. I’ve had less than good luck with them in the past. Last month, I saw Sophie Jordan had a new historical releasing soon. I loved Sophie Jordan’s new adult books, but she’s actually KNOWN for her historicals. Perhaps I should try again…

Review: The Ring and The Crown by Melissa de la Cruz

Posted May 5, 2014 in Review / 4 Comments
Review: The Ring and The Crown by Melissa de la Cruz

The Ring and The Crown was one of those stories that reminded me of grand Merchant Ivory-type period films like Howard’s End or Sense and Sensibility; so many small stories weaving together to make up the greater plot, full of tragic circumstances, lost chances, hopes, failures, and lots of surprises. If you like historical soap operas, you’ll love this one.