Reading Wrap-Up: January 2020

I'm trying to get back into blogging and what better way than by starting to talk about all the books I read in January? Books read: 5 (and 1 picture book not included) Pages read: 608 Stars: 1 (0), 2 (0), 3 (2), 4(2) , 5 (1) 1940s Fashion by Fiona Kay and Neil R. [...]

Review: the Fashion Chronicles by Amber Butchart

Review: the Fashion Chronicles by Amber Butchart

Fashion history is my thing, and I absolutely adored Amber Butcharts series on famous paintings and their historical value to fashion historians. It was my biggest dream to become a fashion historian one day, and considering that will never happen, I can pretend by reading all the books about it! The Fashion Chronicles by fashion historian [...]

Review: Stories for boys who dare to be different by ben brooks

Review: Stories for boys who dare to be different by ben brooks

There's a really big trend on children's history books, and especially on women. I absolutely love it and own and have read most of them all ready! But then this book came along. It's about men and written for boys so at first I was skeptical: "Hm, finally there's something for girls and men have [...]

Review: the Pug who bit Napoleon animal tales of the 18th & 19th centuries by Mimi Matthews

Review: the Pug who bit Napoleon animal tales of the 18th & 19th centuries by Mimi Matthews

How can you read this title and NOT want to read this book? I love most animals, I'm also afraid of a lot, but who doesn't like a good animal story! From elaborate Victorian cat funerals to a Regency era pony who took a ride in a hot air balloon, Mimi Matthews shares some of [...]