My Top 5 Magical Celtic Books

In honor of this very magical time of year, I have decided to do a countdown of my top five magical Celtic books!   These books go deep into the history and myths of the Celts and Arthurian legends.    Each one is well worth reading for anyone interested in magic, myth, and legend (whether…

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My Love Affair With Jewelry

As I have just recently re-read Elizabeth Taylor’s book My Love Affair with Jewelry I decided I would do a book review of it here on White Rose of Avalon!     This book was published in 2002 and detailed Elizabeth Taylor’s iconic jewelry collection.   It is a coffee table book, meaning that all…

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The Phantom of Manhattan

Today I want to do a short review of the book The Phantom of Manhattan by Frederick Forsyth.    This is a novel that continued the story of The Phantom of the Opera.    Andrew Lloyd Webber himself was a great supporter of this novel, and would years later use it as a basis for…

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Queen of Fashion

For today’s post I wanted to do a book review of a biography of Marie Antoinette, the last queen of France! Marie Antoinette has been the subject of many biographies.    Some good, others not so well researched.   My favorite biography of the last queen of France is titled Queen of Fashion.    I…

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