Historical

Canada by William D. Willis (Book Review #250)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. Canada is a non-fiction history book about the history of this wonderful country. It is a short book covering the basics from the aboriginals, Vikings, British and French colonization, places and events that make what Canada is today. What I enjoyed most about this short book is that the content covers what Canada’s influence is in the world today. The extent of the influence is affected by the country’s economic, military power and []

Destitutio Quod Remissio by Beau Armstrong (Book Review #214)

Destitutio Quod Remissio by Beau Armstrong Destitutio Quod Remissio is a historical fiction written about a good Christian named, Marcus. The story is set in the 4th Century where faith is a secret and those exposed get to lose everything. As it happens, Marcus is betrayed and his faith is uncovered, followed by him losing his wife and unborn child. As Marcus seeks refuge, finding Benjamin Truvia, the leader of the hidden church, he also discovers who was behind the betrayal. He []

Chocolate for Lilly by Caroline Clemens (Book Review #421)

Chocolate for Lilly is a historical fiction set in the 1920’s. It is the first book of its series, and the story revolves around Lilly and Robert. Lilly is looking for the long-lost sister she never knew she had and Robert, her childhood friend, has just graduated from college. They board a train pretending to be married and set on this adventure of a journey pursuing their goal. Emmaline and Lilly are two loving sisters that happen to shape this story to []

History of Philosophy by Michael J. Stewart (Book Review #206)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. History of Philosophy is a mind-boggling book discussing Roman, Eastern, and Western philosophy. It also includes Theories and philosophers, which have had great influence in shaping what we have today. I liked this book because it was very easy to understand. Philosophy is not a subject that everyone finds enjoyable or easy to read, however, this book has been written with a nice flow and connectivity between the subject matters. The literary []

History of Empires by Robert Dean (Book Review #205)

Lean Stone Book Club kindly requested these short book reviews. History of Empires is a short book written about the history of the Roman, American, and British Empires. It also covers Sparta and Babylon and their history. Since it is a short book, it is obvious that the content is not going to cover everything or at least won’t be able to cover things in detail, however, what it does do is provide a general and correct overview of each of the []