Melissa J.

About me

Historical fiction has always been my genre of choice. I particularly enjoy novels set in England. I’m always looking to discover new authors of historical fiction. I love to get lost in the pages of a good book.

From my website

February In Review

It's March! It's been a long and bitterly cold winter here, but March should bring with it warmer temperatures and a promise of spring.February was a good month for me on both the reading and blogging fronts, a trend I hope continues into March.Total Books Read in February: Seven (for…

Ignoring My Fifty Page Rule Actually Paid Off: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

I'm a firm believer that life is too short to read books you don't enjoy.  As such, I generally give each book I read about 50 to 100 pages (depending on the length of book) to capture my interest.  If I'm not enjoying a book by this point I have…

Book Review: The Washington Stratagem by Adam LeBor

The Washington Stratagem by Adam LeBorPublisher: Bourbon Street Books (HarperCollins Publishers) 2015Source:  PurchasedRating: 5 out of 5 StarsSynopsis (from the HarperCollins.com):In this action-packed, suspenseful sequel to the international thriller The Geneva Option, U.N. covert negotiator Yael Azoulay is drawn into a web of betrayal and intrigue that leads from deep…

 
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