Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday involves me picking a book I’ve previously read to talk about, today I’m going to discuss The White Queen by Philippa Gregory.

The White QueenInternationally bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings the tumult and intrigue of The Wars of the Roses to vivid life through the women of the House of Lancaster and the House of York, beginning with the story of Elizabeth Woodville, the White Queen. A woman who won the love of a king and ascended to royalty by virtue of her beauty, Elizabeth fought tenaciously for the success of her family — her daughter who would one day unite the warring dynasties, and her two sons whose eventual fate has confounded historians for centuries: the Princes in the Tower. An active player in the power struggles that surrounded her, she made hard and courageous choices, always trying to protect those whom she loved. Informed by impeccable research and framed by her inimitable storytelling skills, Philippa Gregory gives an unforgettable voice to an extraordinary woman at the heart of a devastating conflict

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Shadow Warrior by Tanya Lloyd Kyi (Illustrated by Celia Krampien)

Shadow WarriorThis gorgeous little story will be wonderful for young girls who are in need of female role models! Chiyome sounds like she was a really strong & incredible woman, & I really want to know more about her; the end of the book mentions some comic books that Chiyome features in so I may have to get my hands on some.

The illustrations in the book were absolutely beautiful; I would love to have some of them as posters on my bedroom walls. The pictures added to the story really well & I found myself staring at them; trying to take in all the details.

I was sent an eARC of Shadow Warrior in return for an honest review, but I really want to Add to goodreadsget a copy of it when it’s released because it is honestly so pretty!

You can order your own copy using the links below:
Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.com and you can find Tanya on Twitter here.

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