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Sorry kids, no feet.

I am a former stay-at-home mom who has given up her hopes and dreams of becoming a professional reader. I now spend my days showing small children how to play games on computers. Right now I'm living vicariously through my 9 year-old who is reading everything she can get her hands on. 

Currently reading

A Corpse at St Andrew's Chapel (The Chronicles of Hugh De Singleton, Surgeon)
Mel Starr
After Elizabeth: The Rise of James of Scotland and the Struggle For the Throne of England
Leanda de Lisle

Civil War: The History of England

Civil War: The History of England - Peter Ackroyd An informative book overall. The random chapters about various artists were a little annoying. An example would be the Isaac Newton chapter. I understand Newton's significance to English history but the chapter felt like it was randomly thrown into the book to fill space. There were a few chapters like this especially towards the end of the book. I just skimmed through most of them since they were essentially Wikipedia pages. Unfortunately for me, my kindle edition did not include some of the extra illustrations and footnotes that more than likely would have made this book a better read.