Featured Cover Fridays #1: “The Orchardist”
Thanks to the lovely, incredible Mandy at Devouring Books for the idea to talk about book covers that caught, catch, and will catch my eye! I needed something for Fridays, she suggested this, I looked at my shelves, and suddenly I had a list of 18+ covers I want to talk about! Go check out… Continue reading
Reviewed: “The Orchardist” by Amanda Coplin
Part of the reason I wanted to read The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin is that the blurbs on the back of the book compared the story to something John Steinbeck might have written. Having read The Grapes of Wrath more than once and loved it more every time, that caught my attention. Another part of the reason were… Continue reading
An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration.