Hildegard was a woman who did everything she never was supposed to do and made no apologies for it. She was an abbess, although never officially given the title, composer, prophet, scientist, preacher, author and so many other things. Hildegard came to my attention in music history class when listening to the music of the Medieval Period. Imagine my surprise when a piece of music played turned out to be beautiful and was written by a woman. This was indeed rare as any other student of music history can attest. Even after a few years this woman still had my interest so I decided to read a biographies about her. Continue reading
I recently finished Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythologyand really enjoyed it. I love mythology especially Egyptian (thanks to stargate lol), Greek and Roman and now I can add Norse mythology to the list.
Romantic Outlaws relates the stories of a mother and a daughter: Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley. Both were inspiring woman who chose not to let their lives be ruled by the arbitrary rules that society created.
Here are the books that I hope to get to in the month of March. However, I’m certainly not going to limit myself to these books and some are leftover from February.
Royal Exile by Fiona Mcintosh
Villette by Charlotte Bronte
Hildegard of Bingen by Fiona Maddocks
Candide by Voltaire
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
Malice by John Gwynne
Last month I did fairly with my TBR so I’m curious how I will do this month.
What books do you want to get to this month?
Over the month of February I read a total of 10 books. Click and find out what I read this month!