Today marks the second year anniversary of my blog! It is hard to believe that time has gone so quickly! Not very long ago, it seems I wrote my first review of The Queen's Vow by C.W. Gortner, and now I have reviewed over one hundred books! I want to thank each and every faithful reader of this blog. I also want to thank the book blogging community for their support on this site. I hope that through my reviews I have introduced you to some great women in history both fiction and nonfiction. Also, thank you to the authors, publishers, and marketing specialists, for their contributions that they have made to this blog. I look forward to many more reviews and other special features in the coming year! This has been a great journey for me as I continue to learn and grow!
The Seven Sisters (The Seven Sisters #1) Author: Lucinda Riley Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance Publisher: Atria Release Date: 2015 Pages: 463 Source: My State Public Library Synopsis: Maia D’Apliese and her five sisters gather together at their childhood home, “Atlantis”—a fabulous, secluded castle situated on the shores of Lake Geneva—having been told that their beloved father, who adopted them all as babies, has died. Each of them is handed a tantalizing clue to her true heritage—a clue which takes Maia across the world to a crumbling mansion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Once there, she begins to put together the pieces of her story and its beginnings. Eighty years earlier in Rio’s Belle Epoque of the 1920s, Izabela Bonifacio’s father has aspirations for his daughter to marry into the aristocracy. Meanwhile, architect Heitor da Silva Costa is devising plans for an enormous statue, to be called Christ the Redeemer, and will soon travel to Paris to find the right sculptor to
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