“The Summer Queen” by Elizabeth Chadwick

The Summer Queen is the first installment of Elizabeth Chadwick’s Eleanor of Aquitaine series. I picked it up in a used bookstore in London, having read positive reviews about it. I’m a bit of sucker for historical fiction (okay, a BIG sucker), and Eleanor is one of my favourite people to read about. Through Chadwick’s … More “The Summer Queen” by Elizabeth Chadwick

“These Broken Stars” by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

Imagine Star Trek meets Titanic. Have that image in your head? I’ll give you a moment to process. That was what I imagined when I read the summary for These Broken Stars (2013) by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner. The cover itself suggests a dramatic inter-galactic soap opera. But the meat of the story is so … More “These Broken Stars” by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner