Author: Anne Blankman

Book Review: Traitor Angels

Posted April 28, 2016 by Maryam in book review, Maryam / 1 Comment
Book Review: Traitor Angels

This book kinda took me by surprise, to be honest. I never really thought that I would love it, since technically it was more about Christianity. As a Muslim, I always try to avoid books pertaining to religious issues, but while I was reading this book, I didn’t want to stop. I wanted to know more about other religions, and that includes Christianity. I have to admit that I had a hard time understanding the first half of the book because it felt like the author placed in a whole chunk of information, and left us on our own to more »

Epic Recs Review: Prisoner of Night and Fog

Posted April 20, 2015 by Lyn Kaye in book review, epic recs, Lyn / 2 Comments
Epic Recs Review: Prisoner of Night and Fog

  When Pixie recommended this to me, I was highly excited. I already had this on my wish list, and I loved the risk that the author was taking with the concept of this novel – showing the inner life and a sympathetic side to Hitler. This concept is revolutionary, since one of the worst things we can do to a terrible figure in history is strip them of their humanity in an attempt to justify the actions. It is easy for people to dismiss the horrors and the destruction of these infamous figures and chalk it up to someone that more »

Book Review: Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke

Posted March 26, 2015 by Pixie in book review, Pixie / 1 Comment
Book Review: Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke

I have a huge fascination with history and all things history really. But there are certain time periods that stand out to me most, that I always will be most interested in—usually war time periods like the American Revolution, The Civil War, WW1 & 2… I also adore ancient history that has anything to do with the Egyptians, Celtics, and Vikings. Okay. So you get it. I’m a history geek. Anyways, one of my biggest interests is the WW2 time period and Holocaust. Though it is one of the world’s darkest time periods, I seem to never be able to more »