The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys. Review of a profound and enlightening book!

Synopsis Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of a Texas oil tycoon, who arrives in Madrid with his parents hoping to […]

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn. Audiobook review of a brilliant and enthralling book!

Synopsis In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women—a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947—are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption. In the chaotic aftermath of […]

Calendar Girl!!! August theme: historical. I chose… Fall of Giants by Ken Follet.

I’m participating for the third time in this monthly blog event called Calendar Girls and hosted by Melanie Bernard and Flavia The Bibliophile. As I love calendar girls, pin ups and retro I headed over their blog and now I’m hooked on this event. Again this is a perfect event/tag/meme call it like you want […]