now have to spend the rest of their lives as slaves for the Greeks are getting used to their new life.
I will finish these three books in the next week or weeks, depending on how fast I read, and then I will let you know my thoughts once I'm done. Stay tuned!
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The trilogy about the Catholic Kings is about Isabel’s ascension to the throne in the 1400’s. Queen Isabel of Spain is renowned for several things, the most important which are the sponsoring of Cristopher Columbus’s voyage to the new world, the conquest of the moors, and also, regrettably, the Spanish Inquisition.
This book, The Silence of the Girls, is powerful as well but it’s almost too blunt in its realness. But that would also be unfair to say—that it’s too blunt—because nothing happened in this book that wouldn’t have happened in real life, and so if this book is too blunt, then real life itself is too blunt as well. In truth I just found it kind of horrible that all of these female characters suffered such a harsh fate.
Adult Horror This book started off reminding me of 'We have Always Lived in the Castle', in fact, it had exactly that vibe. An old house, an aristocratic family filled with sinister secrets, and a mystery in the middle of it all that is waiting to be solved. The writing was very engaging. It held … Continue reading MEXICAN GOTHIC
YA Space Opera I'm a big fan of Leia in the Star Wars movies, even though she isn't my favorite female character (that would be her mother, Padmé, which I'm sure I've mentioned many times before in my other reviews). But Leia is still a close second favorite, so I was holding this book to … Continue reading LEIA, PRINCESS OF ALDERAAN
YA Space Opera I was pleasantly surprised by this story, but more so by the character itself. I had not watched Rebels and had no idea what to expect from this book other than it was set in the Star Wars universe and featured a brand new character that doesn’t appear in any of the … Continue reading AHSOKA
What is the best book you have read so far in 2020? THE QUEEN’S SHADOW by E.K. Johnston. What is the best sequel you have read so far in 2020? THE QUEEN’S PERIL by E.K. Johnston, although it’s technically a prequel. What is a new release that you haven’t read yet but want to? MEXICAN GOTHIC by … Continue reading THE MID YEAR FREAK OUT