Just so you know, I've given up resisting novels set in Ancient Greece, Rome, or Egypt. Call it a Wild Card on a blog devoted to the early 20th century, but I am easily distracted.
Probably because of the novels of Michelle Moran Or, maybe it's because I just watched the 1963 movie starring Elizabeth Taylor, Cleopatra
One of the awesome things about this movie is realizing all the super cool things are REAL. No CGI back then. ;)
Here's a non-fiction book I will review soon-