Publisher: Atria Books

Sisters of Versailles: Debut H..

Posted September 13, 2015 by Elizabeth in book reviews / 7 Comments
Sisters of Versailles: Debut Historical Fiction

With descriptions of ostentatious clothing and food within the opulence of Versailles, The Sisters of Versailles had me interested in the story of the de Mailly-Nesle sisters and their little-known court activities of the 1730s and 1740s before I opened the cover. From an old aristocratic family in economic straits, the Nesle’s were raised with little education in the home of their drunkard father and promiscuous courtier mother. Hortense, the only sister who did not share the bed […]


Miss Dreamsville & the Lo..

Posted September 7, 2015 by Elizabeth in book reviews / 4 Comments
Miss Dreamsville & the Lost Heiress of Collier County

I received Miss Dreamsville and the Lost Heiress of Collier County  from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This does not influence my opinions or the content of my review. This review contains affiliate links and is in compliance with FTC guidelines.I read Miss Dreamsville and the Collier County Women’s Literary Society about a year ago, and will confess now that I found it just OK. I requested this second novel from NetGalley because I am […]