An Interview with Heather Sheard | Author of Women to the Front

Today I bring you an exciting and interesting interview from the lovely Heather Sheard. Recently, I read a really inspiring non-fiction, historical book. It was all about Australian women doctors serving during WWI. Note, 'doctors', not nurses. This was a great achievement for these women and their bravery in putting others before them and striving … Continue reading An Interview with Heather Sheard | Author of Women to the Front

Paris’ Underbelly in The Gilded Wolves | Spoiler-free Review

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Roshani Chokshi Published: April 2019 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 388 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Big thanks to Pan Macmillan for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts upon Finishing There have been a bunch of mixed reviews … Continue reading Paris’ Underbelly in The Gilded Wolves | Spoiler-free Review

Inspiration in Women to the Front || Spoiler-Free Review

Women to the Front: Australian Women Doctors of the First World War by Heather Sheard 4/5 STARS Genre: Non-Fiction, History Author: Heather Sheard, Ruth Lee Published: April 2019 Publisher: Penguin Pages: 320 {paperback} Review on Goodreads A big thanks to Penguin for sending me this inspiring read for review! Initial Thoughts upon Finishing This was … Continue reading Inspiration in Women to the Front || Spoiler-Free Review

Ancient Egypt in Ramesses the Great || SPOILER-FREE REVIEW & GIVEAWAY

Ramesses the Great: Ozymandias, Egyptian King of Kings by in60Learning 5/5 STARS Genre: History Author: in60Learning Published: June 2018 Publisher: in60Learning Audiobook Length: 1 hour Page Count Equivalent: 38 {kindle} Review on Goodreads Big thanks to in60Learning for providing me with a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing … Continue reading Ancient Egypt in Ramesses the Great || SPOILER-FREE REVIEW & GIVEAWAY

Unexpected Books in The Librarian of Auschwitz || BOOK REVIEW

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe 5/5 STARS Genre: Historical Fiction Author: Antonio Iturbe Published: August 20112 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 423 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Massive thanks to Pan Macmillan Australia for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was exceptionally good and … Continue reading Unexpected Books in The Librarian of Auschwitz || BOOK REVIEW

Libraries That Helped Shape World History || Guest Post

intro by Sarah from Siege Media When was the last time you checked a book out of the library? If it’s difficult for you to recall the last time you even stepped foot inside of a library, you’re not alone. With ebooks and book delivery services widely available, it’s easy to forget that the library … Continue reading Libraries That Helped Shape World History || Guest Post

Quick History in Ivan the Terrible || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY!

Ivan the Terrible: The Complicated Life of Russia’s Psychopathic Tsar by in60Learning 4/5 STARS Genre: History Author: in60Learning Published: March 2018 Publisher: in60Learning Audiobook Length: 1 hour Page Count Equivalent: 36 {kindle} Review on Goodreads Big thanks to in60Learning for providing me a copy of this audiobook in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts … Continue reading Quick History in Ivan the Terrible || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY!

Fast and Fun Learning in Alexander the Great || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW

Alexander the Great: Student of Aristotle, Descendant of Heroes by in60Learning 5/5 STARS Genre: Historical Non-Fiction Author: in60Learning Published: January 2018 Publisher: in60Learning Audiobook Length: 1 hour Page Count Equivalent: 41 pages {kindle edition} Review on Goodreads A big thanks to in60Learnings for providing me with a copy of this audiobook in exchange for an … Continue reading Fast and Fun Learning in Alexander the Great || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW

Past to Paper: What Happened to Southern Africa?

Welcome back to Past to Paper everyone! I've been thinking long and hard about this month's topic and I'm 97.4% sure we're all going to get confused, but where's the fun in things that are simple and easy? This is actually another topic I've been looking at at uni and for those of you even … Continue reading Past to Paper: What Happened to Southern Africa?

Top Ten Tuesday: Required Reading

Guys, I absolutely have to tell you absolutely something very exciting. I am now the proud owner of SQUIRTLE socks! Yes! That's right, I totally went and bought Squirtle design socks because I saw that someone else had them on Instagram and obviously they're a required item of clothing. I have every intention of secretly … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Required Reading