Thursday, September 17, 2009

What Are Your Favourite Books?

The PMR test is just around the corner! I really have to start studying!

Can you recommend me some of your favourite books? I'm going to add these to my book wishlist after the exam if I find them interesting. My all-time favourite genre is historical fiction, and I love ancient Rome and Egyptian stories! Here are a few of my favourite books.

In no particular order:
1. Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran. Read my review here.
2. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See. Read my review here.
3. Chinese Cinderella - A Secret Story of An Unwanted Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah. Read my review here.
4. Empress Orchid by Anchee Min.
5. Jantsen's Gift: A True Story of Grief, Rescue, and Grace by Pam Cope and Aimee Malloy. Visit the website here.

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My Wishlist:
Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
♥ My Splendid Concubine by Lloyd Lofthouse and Anchee Min
Nefertiti by Michelle Moran
♥ The Last Empress: A Novel by Anchee Min
♥ The Lost Treasure of King Juba: The Evidence of Africans in America before Columbus by Frank Joseph
The Memoirs of Cleopatra: A Novel by Margaret George
♥ The World of Juba II and Kleopatra Selene: Royal Scholarship on Rome's African Frontier (Routledge Classical Monographs) by Duane W Roller

If you've any worldwide giveaways going on your blog / someone else's blog, please leave the link below. Share the fun with everyone! Don't forget to enter my current giveaways :

September Giveaway #3 ♥ Orange Ink Studio

Book Review & Giveaway : Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran


The Haeven Crew said...

I actually like 3 out of the ones on your favorite list.

If you love historical fiction (like I think you do), Check out

Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

janet said...

my all-time favorite book is: White Oleander by Janet Fitch

Betty said...

Nice book list. A really interesting historical fiction book is My Splendid Concubine by Lloyd Lofthouse. It's based upon a real love story that took place in China during the nineteenth century.

Lilee said...


Shrimp Salad Circus said...

Great book list! I've been neglecting my bookcase recently...

Aik said...

Thanks for all your great comments! I'm going to check these books out!
Don't forget to enter my current giveaways!

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