May 3, 2011

30 Day Challenge- Day 1

Day 1 Challenge:

I read a lot of amazing books last year but my favorite would have to be Michelle Moran's The Heretic Queen (my review here).

This book aroused in me an even deeper love for historical fiction. I love the time period and I love learning about Egypt. After I read this and Moran's Cleopatra's Daughter, I was obsessed with any show on TV having to do with Egypt. Nat Geo got a work out on my DVR!

Have you read The Heretic Queen? What was your reaction to the book? Are you a fan of Michelle Moran?


  1. I think I have this one - I need to go look!

  2. I've never read Michelle Moran, but I won her latest book, MADAME TUSSUAD, in a contest!

  3. I haven't read The Heretic Queen but I did read Cleopatra's Daughter and I loved it! I couldn't stop reading and I loved learning so much about that time period.
    I'm definitely a fan of Michelle Moran :)

  4. Kathy- I hope you read and like it!

    Heidenkind- I am seriously jealous. Maybe you can send it to me when you finish? :D

    Sharli- I personally liked The Heretic Queen even better than Cleopatra's Daughter, though I gave them both 5 stars. Moran is awesome!

  5. Ancient Rome, Greece and History is one of my favorite time period for historical fiction (18th-19th century France), it's a shame I haven't read Morgan yet!

  6. I haven't read The Heretic Queen, and probably won't, because historical fiction just isn't something that interests me that much, but I've read so many great reviews about it, I admit I've been tempted to pick it up!

  7. I did read and enjoy this one. My post is here. I love the 30 day idea - that's on my blogging to-do wish list now!

  8. I am pretty sure I have the Cleopatra one on my mt tbr if not I want to get. I love Egypt historircal novels. Have you read the Rames' series? OMG all kinds of awesome.

    ANyway like you pick!

  9. Kay- I love reading about Ancient Egypt. It is a fascinating time period.

    Belle- You never know! You might like it! :)

    JustMom- I obviously haven't been doing it everyday but I want to do it in order. I think it is a fun idea!

    Mandy- I haven't read Rames but now I am going in search of those!


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