Project Wonderful

Friday, June 26, 2009

Refer A Book Weekend 6/26/09!

Rules of Refer A Book Weekend: To play all you have to do is recommend a book that you liked and post in the comments. Tell me why you liked the book or link to your review. I will pick a recommendation, then add it to my TBR pile and the person who recommended the book will get to win a book from this Pile of Free Books that I reviewed.I usually post the Refer A Book Weekend post at 12pm EST after I am done work. Each week I will post a new post for you to comment in. The winner will not be picked until Monday so you have the weekend to recommend.

Hint: I am looking for a good historical fiction.


Becky said...

I recommend L.M. Montgomery. I loved The Blue Castle.

gaby317 said...

I recommend the Commoner by John Burnham Schwartz. It's the story of Empress Michiko, the first commoner to marry into the Japanese Imperial family. Haruko excels in tennis and through this meets the Crown Prince. The prince admires her greatly and she eventually agrees to marry him against her father's recommendations. Her family worried that she would be lost to them living with the restrictions and expectations of members of the Imperial family, the book covers her isolation and difficult adjustment but with great sympathy and kindness. It's a beautiful love story and I enjoyed getting to know each of the characters.

I found it wonderfully written, touching and fascinating to read.

Llehn said...

I would like the recommend Mistress Of The Sun by Sandra Gulland. The book chronicles the life of Louise de la Vallière (1644–1710), mistress to Louis XIV, France's Sun King. Her meteoric rise from an impoverished background to become the king’s mistress attracted unwanted attention and her life was filled with the terrors and tragedies that accompany all internecine tales of palace intrigue. Amid rumors of black magic and sorcery, loved ones would die, and she herself would ultimately arrive at a crossroads where she would be forced to choose between her loyalty to the king and her own personal salvation.

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