Momma Hunt

Well let me start by saying that this is my first book review of a kindle book. My hubby got me a kindle for Christmas thinking that it would be useful for me to read while nursing the baby, and he was correct. I can totally multitask which I love. I got the name of Phillippa Gregory from my friends at work who love anything Tudor. I did not know which book to start with in the Tudor collection so I started with this one. I loved it. Then again, huge history buff so that might be why!!! The only thing that was a bit tough for me was that I had a hard time keeping everyone straight in the beginning. I think it would be best to have a bit of background on who everyone is in Tudor England to help you out. Plus reading on the Kindle did not make it easy to go back and look up names from previous pages etc. What I enjoyed most about this book was the author's ability to not only show the historical aspects of England at this time and the fear that was felt around King Henry, but more than that she really did a nice job of what it meant to be a woman during this time in England. Gregory did an excellent job of capturing some of the desperation that comes from being a woman during this time period and a woman's complete lack of options and rights in Tudor England. A great read for anyone who like historical fiction. I gave it a four out of five stars!
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  1. Beth Says:

    Oooh, this sounds good.

    I can't do the kindle thing, though. I know it would come in handy for any Mom, especially a nursing Mommy, but I would just miss the feel of a book in my hand too much. Turning the pages...That great book smell...Having it bonk me on the nose when I fall asleep reading in bed...heh, heh, heh.

    Looking forward to more updates on the newest addition to the family...


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