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The Other Boleyn Girl

Jamieson has been writing since a young age when he realized he could be writing instead of paying attention in school. Since then, he has created many worlds in which to live his fantasies and live out his dreams.  He is the author of several novels which include: Valentine, Hunted, Hope Falls, Eagle Valley, Dragons Cove and the forthcoming Finding Beauty. Jamison currently lives in Ottawa Ontario Canada with his husband Robert and his cat, Mave, who thinks she's people.

For more info about Jamieson, check out his web site here.

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I normally don't like historical fiction. It's dry as dust and dull as white bread dipped in water. It never catches my attention and never holds it. In fact, it's a genre that I normally ignore completely. At the urging of my husband, I'm currently reading The Other Boleyn Girl by Phillipa Gregory and all I can say is: WOW!
Everyone knows the story of Anne Boleyn and how she ensnared Henry VIII. But what about her sister Mary?
The book is absolutely incredible and an intimate portrayal of long ago court life. Gregory peppers her historical fact with just enough believable fiction that you feel as if you're reading a literary bodice ripper.
Fantastic, wonderful stuff. And a perfect summer book!

  • Go here to check out the Wiki entry about the book.
  • This will tell you more about Philippa Gregory.
  • Read a book review here.
  • Find out about the recent blockbusting film adaptation here.
  • Pick up a second hand copy of the book here.

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