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

Mini Review: The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet by Bernie Su and Kate Rorick

The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet by Bernie Su and Kate RorickTouchstone Books, June 2014400 pagesMy ReviewThe Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet, which is based on the web series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, was an absolute delight to read.  The novel is a modern-day retelling of Jane Austen's beloved Pride…

Review: The Darkest Hour by Barbara Erskine

Synopsis:Love is as uncertain and as untameable as war... In the summer of 1940, most eyes are focussed on the skies above the South of England. The battle for Britain has just begun. But young Evie Lucas has eyes for no-one but a dashing young pilot called Tony. Evie has a…

Top Ten Tuesday: New(ish) Series I Want to Start

It's time for Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  This week's list is:Top Ten New Series I Want to Start Reading (new is defined as first published within the last one to two years)(1) The Falling Kingdoms series by Morgan Rhodes (YA Fantasy). The…

 
Share this member