Historical

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 []

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. These raiders and plunders sure did have a life of their own and I was happy to read and learn more about them. My knowledge about these people was, to be honest, limited. However, after reading this book, []

The Fire In The Rock by Charles Norman (Book Review #129)

This review was kindly requested by the author & UnderratedReads. The fire in the rock is written about the time of Moses (Kisil) before he became the prophet. It is set at the time of the plagues on Egypt, the Ten Commandments and when Moses was a wanderer and an ordinary man. Tzipporah is the wife of Moses, and the story begins before she was married to him. She is faithful and a ferocious lady. The love they had for each other []

Noah’s Wife by T.K. Thorne (Book Review #115)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Noah’s wife is a fictional tale about Na’amah. The story begins twenty-one years before the flood when Na’amah was just a kid. The setting of the tale is around 5521 B.C. and so many historical references match the same biblical stories we know from that time. Of course, this has to be made clear that the []