Monthly Archives: June 2014

Guest Review – The Code of the Woosters

Debra has written a great review on P.G. Wodehouse’s “Code of the Woosters”! Welcome to the world of Bertie Wooster – where friends are known as “good eggs”, where aunts, (in particular, Wooster’s), shove their nephews into scrapes for purposes … Continue reading

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April Lady by Georgette Heyer

An easy, entertaining read! Lady Cardross has a problem. She has promised her husband that she will always be honest with him, especially with her expenditures (money is not a problem but her shopping can quickly get out of hand). … Continue reading

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Tudors

Tudors by Peter Ackroyd My rating: 4 of 5 stars I read most of this history of the Tudor period in England while on vacation. I was glad I read it! an overview of the reign of Henry VIII up … Continue reading

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Back from Vacation

We took a week long vacation and toured Kentucky!  Bluegrass country.  Horse farms.  Museums.  Forts.  Camping. Lots of history…. and, my daughter’s home  : ) But, we are still reading. : ) I am almost finished with Peter Ackroyd’s “Tudors”. … Continue reading

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Summer

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”                                                                                                                  ― Henry James “No summer ever came back, and no two summers ever were alike. Times change, and people change; and … Continue reading

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Still Glides the Stream by D.E. Stevenson

Will Hastie is home from the war. But everything has changed. Will’s childhood best friend, Rae Murray, will never come home, and his family will never be the same. One of the tragedies of war is the lasting effect on … Continue reading

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The Vicar’s Wife

The Vicar’s Wife by Katharine Swartz My rating: 3 of 5 stars A dual story of a war-time (WW2) vicar’s wife and a modern-day wife who is struggling with balancing career and the appeal of a city life, with the … Continue reading

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