Sunday, April 29, 2018

Monthly Wrap-Up — April 2018

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Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff — 4/5
Artemis Fowl and the Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer — 5/5 {Reread}
Amanda Noble, #zoolife by Lesa Boutin — 4/5 {Audiobook}
Marcus Aurelius: A Life From Beginning to End by Hourly History — 4/5
The Confessions of Young Nero by Margaret George — 1/5 {DNF}
My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie — 5/5
Catherine de Valois by Laurel A. Rockefeller — 3/3
Queen Elizabeth Tudor: Journey to Gloriana by Laurel A. Rockefeller — 3/3

 Favorite book of the month:
My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie
Historical fiction

A novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton

A general's daughter...

Coming of age on the perilous frontier of revolutionary New York, Elizabeth Schuyler champions the fight for independence. And when she meets Alexander Hamilton, Washington's penniless but passionate aide-de-camp, she's captivated by the young officer's charisma and brilliance. They fall in love, despite Hamilton's bastard birth and the uncertainties of war.

A founding father's wife...

But the union they create - in their marriage and the new nation - is far from perfect. From glittering inaugural balls to bloody street riots, the Hamiltons are at the center of it all - including the political treachery of America's first sex scandal, which forces Eliza to struggle through heartbreak and betrayal to find forgiveness.

The last surviving light of the Revolution...

When a duel destroys Eliza's hard-won peace, the grieving widow fights her husband's enemies to preserve Alexander's legacy. But long-buried secrets threaten everything Eliza believes about her marriage and her own legacy. Questioning her tireless devotion to the man and country that have broken her heart, she's left with one last battle - to understand the flawed man she married and imperfect union he could never have created without her...

Have you read any of these books or what was your favorite book of April?


  1. I've been seeing so many glowing reviews for My Dear Hamilton, I think I have been convinced to add it to my TBR!

    1. I still need to write my review of My Dear Hamilton but words fail me to describe how amazing that book was.

  2. A lot of interesting titles read! Great job! Happy May!

  3. I believe I rated Obsidio the same! Kind of sad it's over, though! My Dear Hamilton sounds great! Have a wonderful day, Stephanie!

  4. I can think of a few friends who might like My Dear Hamilton...


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