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review: Sovrin’s Star

Sovrin’s Star Mississippi Connection, Book 1 by John Reyer Afamasaga www.johnreyerafamasaga.org This historical novella follows two unique characters through the…

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First Line Friday: Gone with the Wind

Scarlett O’Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm as the Tarleton twins were….

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guest post: Fiction and History in Richard Buxton’s Whirligig – A writer’s choice

I decided to base Whirligig, my novel set in the American Civil War, largely in Tennessee and Georgia. The battles…

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review: Mercer Girls

Mercer Girls by Libbie Hawker In 1864, founder of the University of Washington, Asa Mercer, left the Territory in search…

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review: Fallow Are the Fields, We Danced Until Dawn & Under the Wedding Tree

The best way to describe these three books by Steven D. Ayres is “localized narrative history”. They aren’t fiction, but…

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review: Lincoln and His Boys

Lincoln and His Boys by Rosemary Wells illustrated by P. J. Lynch This children’s chapter book, aimed at ages 8…

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review: But for the Grace of God

BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD by Ginger Myrick While the American Civil War rages near her isolated Virginia farm,…