Tag Archives: England

Me Before You

Book vs. Movie    I was excited when I found out they were doing a movie of this book.  I somehow knew it would be a gem because it was filmed in the UK and featured British actors.  I was … Continue reading

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At the Water’s Edge & The Summer Before the War

Book Pairing     The only real similarity between these two novels is that they both take place in the midst of great world wars in history and that the protagonists in each book is a female, who defies societal norms … Continue reading

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The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Ceasar

A Five Star Pick As an owl fanatic, I needed to read this book—even though the star was not a Barn Owl.  What an entertaining read!  I enjoyed it on the beach in the South and it was a perfect … Continue reading

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The Ice House

Book vs. Movie This was one of the first mystery novels that I ever read (excluding Nancy Drew, of course).  Yes, there is a puzzle to solve but in the book, there is more suspense than anything else.  It keeps … Continue reading

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The Woman in Black

Book vs. Movie     This title seemed to be a good one to review in October.  Talk about a huge difference between the two!  Claiming that the movie was “based” on the novel by Susan Hill, was definitely truthful. … Continue reading

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The Memoirs of Mary Queen of Scots & Abundance

Book Pairing      Let me say that there are only two things distinguishing these novels—setting and time frame.  The former takes place mostly in Scotland and England (1500’s), whereas the latter is set in France during the 1700’s.  Both books … Continue reading

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More Than a Mistress & The Duchess

Book Pairing       If you think that I am comparing these two books just because they are both historical romances, then you would be wrong.  It is not just a thread (or a red cover) which makes them … Continue reading

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