elegance of history blog: History geek, avid reader and art lover. Here you will find random bits of history, book reviews and musings on art, literature, manners, life, music and anything else that interests me.
Hello everyone, it’s time for some more reviews. Ready? Here we go: Sacred Success: A Course in Financial Miracles by Barbara Stanny This is not your usual finance book. It doesn’t provide lots of tips and suggestions on how you can budget, manage, and invest your money. In fact, that stuff is barely mentioned in
Hello everyone, here’s what I’ve been reading lately. Enjoy! Doable: The Girls’ Guide to Accomplishing Just About Anything by Deborah ReberEvery teenage girl has ambition, goals and dreams they’d like to achieve, but few know how. If you don’t have a clue and think only a lucky few can make their dreams come true, check
Hello everyone, are you wondering what I’ve been reading recently? Read on: The Financially Confident Woman: What You Need to Know to Take Charge of Your Money by Mary HuntLike most women, Mary Hunt was told that it was the man’s job to take care of the finances. She never worried where the money came
Hello everyone, let’s go straight to today’s reviews, shall we? The Day Of Destiny by Lavinia CollinsI loved the first two books of the Guinevere trilogy, The Warrior Queen and A Champion’s Duty, so I was really excited when a copy of the final book, The Day Of Destiny, ended up in my Kindle. It
Hello everyone, curious to find out what I’ve been reading lately? Here we go: Jane Austen’s First Love by Syrie JamesI don’t read many romance novels these days but, as a Janeite, I just couldn’t pass this up. Inspired by actual events in Jane Austen’s life, the book imagines our favourite English author falling in
Hello everyone, are you ready for today’s book reviews? Let’s get started then: A Champion’s Duty by Lavinia CollinsI thoroughly enjoyed The Warrior Queen, the first book in the new Guinevere trilogy. So, when its author Lavinia Collins asked me if I was interested in reviewing the second volume too, of course I jumped at
Hello everyone, today I’m gonna review three books that have all, in a way, something to do with money and economy. The first is on the history of Venice, one of the first great economic empires in the world; the second is a sort of autobiographical manual that gives some valuable advice on how to