Posted in 19th Century Europe First Line Friday Victorian

First Line Friday: 01/13/17

“That solemnity which etiquette, decorum and decency insisted should prevail could scarcely hide the excited expectation in the Palace of…

Posted in 17th Century Europe Restoration

First Line Friday: 01/06/17

“This is the last night of the year and I have sat here alone by the fire while my dear…

Posted in 19th Century 20th Century America Book Buys Europe WWII

New Year, New Books!

To kick off 2017, I ordered myself 4 books that have been on my my wishlist. This year I plan…