Review of Games Wizards Play by StormyWolf, literature
Review of Games Wizards Play
This review is for those who have read or are familiar with the previous books, or don't mind knowing spoilers for them. Games Wizards Play, however, will remain spoiler-free.
~Games Wizards Play~ Young Wizards
Book 10 By Diane DuaneAmazon ~ Powell's ~ Jan's Paperbacks
Every eleven years, Earth's senior wizards hold the Invitational: an intensive three-week event where the planet's newest, sharpest young wizards show off their best and hottest spells. Wizardly partners Kit Rodriguez and Nita Callahan, and Nita's sister, former wizard-prodigy Dairine Callahan, are drafted in to mentor two brilliant and difficult
Red Reads Books: Marie Antoinette by Little-Red-Hat, literature
Red Reads Books: Marie Antoinette
2020 Reading Challenge
Book 13.5 - Marie Antoinette: The Journey - Antonia Fraser, read by Eleanor Bron
This thorough biography of the life of Marie Antoinette, read excellently by Eleanor Bron, covers the entire span of her life: from her childhood as an Archduchess of Austria, to her adulthood as Dauphine and then Queen of France, and finally, to her downfall and death. The structure in parts is almost narrative-like, reminiscent of a fairy tale or adventure story about a fantasy princess, which fits very appropriately with the subject matter.
However, there is also discussion about how much Marie Antoinette was responsible for her fate.
Mapmaker by Barbara Mitchell - A book review by Danuvios, literature
Mapmaker by Barbara Mitchell - A book review
Mapmaker: Philip Turnor in Rupert’s Land in the Age of Enlightenment by Barbara Mitchell explores the life of Philip Turnor, a former farmhand born in England and it explores how he becomes a prominent surveyor, mapmaker, and trader for the Hudson’s Bay Company and how he explores the uncharted territories of Rupert’s Land. His descendant, Barbara Mitchell (an English teacher at Trent University), painstakingly and carefully pieces together the life of the mysterious man chapter by chapter and explores his traits, his emotions, attitude, and the events he experiences while interacting with rival trade