2017 · 4 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Historical

Cleopatra’s Daughter │ Michelle Moran

Synopsis: At the dawn of the Roman Empire, when tyranny ruled, a daughter of Egypt and a son of Rome found each other… Selene’s legendary parents are gone. Her country taken, she has been brought to the city of Rome in chains, with only her twin brother, Alexander, to remind her of home and all… Continue reading Cleopatra’s Daughter │ Michelle Moran

2017 · 3 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Historical

Rebel Queen │ Michelle Moran

Synopsis: When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the 1850s, it expects a quick and easy conquest. After all, India is not even a country, but a collection of kingdoms on the subcontinent. But when the British arrive in the Kingdom of Jhansi, expecting its queen to forfeit her crown, they are… Continue reading Rebel Queen │ Michelle Moran

2017 · 4 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Historical

The Heretic Queen │ Michelle Moran

Synopsis: In ancient Egypt, a forgotten princess must overcome her family’s past and remake history. The winds of change are blowing through Thebes. A devastating palace fire has killed the Eighteenth Dynasty’s royal family—all with the exception of Nefertari, the niece of the reviled former queen, Nefertiti. The girl’s deceased family has been branded as… Continue reading The Heretic Queen │ Michelle Moran

2017 · 4 Stars · Book Reviews · Historical

Nefertiti │ Michelle Moran

Synopsis: Nefertiti and her younger sister, Mutnodjmet, have been raised in a powerful family that has provided wives to the rulers of Egypt for centuries. Ambitious, charismatic, and beautiful, Nefertiti is destined to marry Amunhotep, an unstable young pharaoh. It is hoped by all that her strong personality will temper the young Amunhotep’s heretical desire… Continue reading Nefertiti │ Michelle Moran

2017 · 4 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Young Adult

Three Dark Crowns │ Kendare Blake

Synopsis: When kingdom come, there will be one. In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born—three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her fingers.… Continue reading Three Dark Crowns │ Kendare Blake