• Search for Richard Front Cover
    Book Review

    The Search for Richard III

    The Search for Richard III is a retelling of the 2012 discovery of King Richard III of England buried in a carpark. It is co-written by by Philippa Langley and Michael Jones. I was delighted to find a copy hidden…

  • Sagaland Cover
    Book Review


    Sagaland has a very striking cover. It is a glacial ice blue with white letters. So it had caught my eye a few times in my local book shop. Earlier this year, with the pandemic providing me with more time…

  • The Plantagenets
    Book Review


    I hope you’re all keen readers because I have another book review offering for you! Today, I’m reviewing The Plantagenets: The Kings who Made England by Dan Jones. It is a book of historical non-fiction which was published a few…

  • Jane Austen at Home
    Book Review

    Jane Austen at Home

    With so much more time available these days for reading, or at least motivation to immerse yourself in a book instead of the news, it’s high time for another book review! This time we’re looking at a non-fiction history book:…

  • Bretheren Book Cover
    Book Review


    Memoirs of a Teapot is now home to historical book reviews as I use my blog to inspire me to read more. I hope I can inspire you to read more too and help you choose what book to read…

  • War at the Edge of the World Cover
    Book Review

    War at the Edge of the World

    I have always been an avid reader who devours books left right and centre. But growing up, I feel that I read historical fiction novels more often than I do now. Recently my reading has mostly tended toward fantasy novels…