For some odd reason or another, it has been my Dad who has informed me of the death of the royal exes. First Diana in 1997, and now Ari Behn in 2019. Odd, because he’s really not hugely into monarchy as a concept or as a reality. But anyway, Ari Behn – former spouse of… Continue reading Death of Ari Behn
I am currently going through my Amazon recommendations, and though there are many books there that certainly should be read – I click them away, and kind of feel guilty about it. Books that are absolutely worthy. Either by virtue of topic or skill of the writer – or both. But so many books, so… Continue reading The difficulty
I might be petty, but if you’re finished with your Goodreads challenge on January 1st – then it isn’t a challenge at all. Is it? Let me clarify. My Goodreads challenge is 600 books. That means, this year, I aim to read 600 books. To most people, that is a lot of books. BUT: I… Continue reading A challenge?
Still stressed out. New week. Same old stress. It got slightly better and then *boom*. So, I’m going to try to avoid it. How? By burrowing down with books. Because that will not solve anything but at the very least it might give me a respite. Here are five three books that I have physically… Continue reading Three books that are waiting for me to be read
I’m a librarian, and I do spend a lot of time reading. What I look for in a summer book: it should be easy to get into and worth the effort. So many books, so little time. Nonfiction recommendation I first saw this in Berlin, and had to read it. I read the biography of… Continue reading Books for summer
For a long period, I haven’t done much royal blogging, but I thought I would share what I’m reading/recently have read with you. I’ve recently finished the new biography on Prince Charles by Sally Bedell Smith. I liked that it feels balanced – Prince Charles isn’t perfect, but he is also not as monstrous as… Continue reading Current royal reading
The Royal We This was quite possibly the most unexpected, and entertaining read I have had in a very long time. I picked it up on a sale – and had very low expectations, despite all the good reviews. As a royal watcher, I don’t know anything I dislike more than when people write royal… Continue reading Review: The Royal We