Category: Historical

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,…

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…

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…

History of Russia by Ian Maslow (Book Review #181)

This short book review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. History of Russia is a book written with the intention of providing sufficient information about Russia from the early (800-1200) right up until the breakup of the Union.

Vikings by Michael J. Stewart (Book Review #207)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. Vikings is a book writing about the history, mythology, and the Rune Stones of these well know pirate raids. It begins with explaining where the word ‘Viking’ originates from and how it all started….

Dark/Darker by Paul L. Arvidson

Dark/Darker By Paul L Arvidson Genre: SFF Dark (book one) Book Description The corroding labyrinth of pipes called Dark, needs a hero. Dun just wants answers to the terrifying dreams he’s been having.  Real answers are going to tear him from the only home…

Stuff by George Graybill (Book Review #404)

Stuff is a non-fiction book written about historical events that came to introduce us to the basic nature of matter, its discovery, and the people that made it happen. From Kinetic-Molecular Theory to atomic models and the first guinea pig, the reader gets to…

The Judas Kiss by Jon D. Zimmer (Book Review #401)

The Judas Kiss is a historical fiction novel. The story begins with Jack. He wants to leave his home in Flint and move from Michigan to Los Angeles to live with his scriptwriting aunt and uncle, with little money. The story was set in…

History of the 20th century by Wayne M. Nestor (Book Review #191)

History of the 20th century is a short book written about the events that shaped the world, politically, developmentally, and structurally. The book provides a small description of famous Politicians and important men that were around the 20th century such as Churchill, John Kennedy,…