four star books
Four Star Fridays: “The Shadow Land” by Elizabeth Kostova
I realize that this is only the second installment of my newborn Four Star Fridays series but I’m noticing a trend that I’m curious to see if it will continue. The trend is this… I give four stars to books that leave me wanting more. Does this make sense to anyone? It’s basically what my… Continue reading
Four Star Fridays: “11/22/63” by Stephen King
It seems appropriate to begin my Four Star Fridays series with a historical fiction, because I will read anything related to history. It seems extra appropriate to being my Four Star Fridays series with a novel related to the JFK assassination because that particular part of history is one of the first things I really… 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.