6th Book! squeeee
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6 – The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory

 

Another one from Philippa! squeeeeeeeee

In this one, we have been introduced to Mary, Queen of Scots and her not-so-called-affair with George Talbot. This is a really intriguing book, since the first impression to her story during her imprisonment at England. In a blink of an eye, you start to think that Mary is guilt of all the charges against her but in a few pages, you can change your opinion and starts to worrying that she might suffer from something she never did! Such amazing book… you’re gonna red it so many times unltil count! LOL

Books read up to the date:

1- The Constant Princess – Philippa Gregory

2 - The Other Boleyn Girl – Philippa Gregory

3- The Boleyn Inheritance – Philippa Gregory

4- The Queen’s Fool – Philippa Gregory

5- The Virgin’s Lover – Philippa Gregory

6- The Other Queen – Philippa Gregory


 



5th Book!
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YAY!


5 - The Virgin’s Lover – Philippa Gregory


Well… in this one, my only comment is… I HATE LORD ROBERT DUDLEY! Do you know when you’re reading a book and then you start to think of an actor who would be exactly as you thought for that character? In this case, I always see Lord Robert Dudley as Henry Cavill * squeeeeeee * … but as Elizabeth is not one of my favorite characters, this book is a very well written, and has Gregory’s magical touch!

Updated list.:

1- The Constant Princess – Philippa Gregory

2 - The Other Boleyn Girl – Philippa Gregory

3- The Boleyn Inheritance – Philippa Gregory

4- The Queen’s Fool – Philippa Gregory

5- The Virgin’s Lover – Philippa Gregory

 



4th Book! :)
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LOL! I'm starting to get nervous... Am I really be able to finish this challenge on time? LOL
So.... here's the 4th book! 

The Queen’s Fool by Philippa Gregory


This one is by far my favorite from allllllllll  the Gregory’s books! Different from all the others, this one will not deal only with a Queen and their kingdom, but also show us how a normal girl will have her life upside down after start to work with the realty. And we are not talking about a random girl, Hannah has the sight, she can see things that no one else can, including scaffold behind Thomas Seymour a few years back, and less than a year he’s sentenced to death. She also sees angel Uriel behind Lord Robert Dudley and John Dee. After all those incidents, Hannah is requested by the king Edward VI to be his Holy Fool, and then Hannah enters at the unholy world of Tudor Dinasty where she will play a major (but fictional) character during the intrigues between Mary and Elizabeth. Hannah’s personal story is another amazing piece in this so complex puzzle, as a Jewish, she’s running away from the Inquisition that ravage her beloved Spain after saw her own mother was burnt at a stake as indicating an heresy. To try to live freely, she travels around the Europe with her father, dressed as a boy where the head to England, where she is promised is marriage to Daniel Carpenter, another running Jewish. In so many aspects, Hannah’ story is more developed than any other I have ever seen.

My favorite… by far! XD


Updated list.:

1- The Constant Princess – Philippa Gregory

2 - The Other Boleyn Girl – Philippa Gregory

3- The Boleyn Inheritance – Philippa Gregory

4- The Queen’s Fool – Philippa Gregory


4 down.... 96 to go! * Oh My Edward indeed! LOL *

3rd Book! XD
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Whoa! Let's go to the third book! yay

The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory
Anyone can see that I've read The Tudor' saga by Gregory in the beggining of this year and thet I'm a Philippa's major fan! :) She has probably the best writing I have ever seen.
 But, for me, The Boleyn Inheritance is just a book to fill some blank spaces in Henry’s life. 6 wives, all of them so different than another. In this book we are presented to Anne of Cleves (the poor lady who never had the power to persuade Henry in any way), Catharina Paar and some others. Really… I do love Philippa, but The Boleyn Inheritance is not one of my favorites books actually … L

Updated list.:
 

1- The Constant Princess – Philippa Gregory

2 - The Other Boleyn Girl – Philippa Gregory

3- The Boleyn Inheritance – Philippa Gregory

3 down.... 97 to go! squeeeeeeeeee

 



2nd Book! XD
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Let's go to the second book!  * squeeeeeeeeee *

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory


I really have to say, I’m not a Anne Boleyn fan, never was. She was such a bizarre woman (in my taste, of course LOL), but above all, I have to say that she did everything she really wanted. She has an inner power that can dazzle anyone, but she doesn’t have such a happy ending. During the course of the book, Anne usually sees herself fighting against her sister Mary for the love of her king and obviously, for the crown of England. And this was one of the first time where I really hate the movie adaptation * even if there’s a too-handsome Eric Bana *


 


2 down.... 98 to go! XD * oh my Edward! *

Updated list.:

1- The Constant Princess – Philippa Gregory

2 - The Other Boleyn Girl – Philippa Gregory



1st book!
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Well, this is the first book I read in the beggining of this year! XD

The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory

"Words have weight. Something once said cannot be unsaid, meaning is like a stone dropped into a pool; the ripples will spread and you cannot know what bank they wash against (387)."

This is how everything started … First of all, I decided to read “The Constat Princess” just because of the cover… nothing more than the cover who caught my attention. After the first 25 pages, everything change. Suddenly I see myself drowning at the Catherine of Aragon’s world, feeling her pain for the non-expected husband death and her prior wish to be the Queen of England. Catherine is by far my favorite from “Henry’s wives”. I have never heard so many things about her… usually everytime someone mentions any of the Henry’s wife, the first of that pops on your head is Anne Boleyn, and it’s so damn wonderful to know that someone decide to enter so deeply in Catherine’s mind and heart, to show to the reader a new side of this so amazing Queen. Catherine is usually know as the non-wanted Henry first wife, the daughter of Aragon; but there were a few who really knew Catherine as the Queen she really want to be. The beloved woman who could not follow her daughter during her latest days. A book that should be read and re-read as soon as you might be able to.


1 down! 99 to go! LOL! Probably today I'll add anothers... let' see how it will work!

Updated list .:

1- The Constant Princess – Philippa Gregory

squeeeeeeeeeeeee
 


100+ Reading Challenge
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I decided to enter at such amazing Challenge that I`ve found at Home Girl's Book Blog, and it consist in a challenge where you should read 100+ books during the whole 2010! XD
As I have already read a lot of books in this year, I'll start posting some few things about them .. and let's be happy! :)
And maybe I'll learn how to post things in this shity LJ .... LOL
The link.: http://j-kaye-book-blog.blogspot.com/2009/11/new-2010-reading-challenge-100-reading.html
squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
Let's see how this thing will work out!

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