Reading Challenge Book #18, Child of the Morning by Pauline Gedge

Date started: July 17, 2012 Date finished: July 24, 2012 Child of the Morning is a historical fiction novel about the life of Hatshepsut, the “forgotten female pharaoh” of Ancient Egypt. My rating: 9/10 I’ll admit that I am biased when it comes to novels about Ancient Egypt, but when the … Continue reading

Reading Challenge Book #9, Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran

Date started: May 16, 2012 Date finished: May 17, 2012 Almost everyone has heard of Madame Tussauds, the famous wax museums with locations in New York, London, Los Angeles, and several other major cities. But how much do they know about the museums’ namesake, Marie Grosholtz, who began her career … Continue reading

Reading Challenge Book #8, Cleopatra’s Daughter by Michelle Moran

Date started: May 5, 2012 Date finished: May 5, 2012 Cleopatra’s Daughter tells the story of the daughter of Cleopatra VII and Marc Antony, Cleopatra Selene. After her parents’ suicide, Selene and her twin brother Alexander Helios and little brother Ptolemy become prisoners/guests of Octavian, who is later known as Emperor … Continue reading