Book Review: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Title: Beautiful Ruins Author: Jess Walter Published: 2012 Pages: 337 Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Print copy My rating: 4/5 Synopsis: The story begins in 1962. On a rocky patch of the sun-drenched Italian coastline, a young innkeeper, chest-deep in daydreams, looks out over the incandescent waters of the Ligurian Sea and spies an apparition: a tall, thin woman, a vision in … More Book Review: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Book Review: The Art of Enchantment by M.A. Clarke Scott

Title: The Art of Enchantment Author: M.A. Clarke Scott Published: 2017 Pages: 334 Genre: Fiction, Romance Format: Print copy mailed by author in exchange for an honest review My rating: 3.5/5 Synopsis: Ecstasy is the only thing on Clio’s mind Specifically, ecstasy as portrayed in the Renaissance art of Italy. Clio is a shy art history doctoral student, clinging to … More Book Review: The Art of Enchantment by M.A. Clarke Scott