Review: 1666: Plague, War and Hellfire

1666 was a watershed year for England. It was the year of the Great Plague; the eruption of the second Dutch War, the clash between two great powers which ultimately ended in one of the English military's most humiliating defeats; and the Great Fire.

Starting the Year Right: The Christmas TBR Pile and Other Reading Resolutions

For as long as I can remember, my family has had three Christmas traditions: a standing rib roast and Yorkshire puddings for Christmas dinner, not-so-sneakily buying each other gifts we would immediately ‘borrow’, and visiting the local bookshop the day after Christmas.  From Borders (RIP) and Vromans in Los Angeles, to Hatchards and Waterstones here … Continue reading Starting the Year Right: The Christmas TBR Pile and Other Reading Resolutions