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Reading Goals for 2021

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For several years now I have refused to focus on number goals for reading. This past year I have read mostly non-fiction reference and research books for work projects, putting fiction on the backburner. Other than a few Plaidy/Holt books, and my book clubs reads, I haven’t read and reviewed historical fiction at all. I’d like to break out of… Read more »

Biographical Novels About Authors

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I love stories about authors, and have read several (A Wilder Rose, A Country Road, A Tree, Shame the Devil, Mrs. Poe, Twain’s End, The World Within, The Other Alcott, The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen, Love Disguised, Nobody’s Secret, Loving Will Shakespeare, Miss Emily, The Secret Confessions of Anne Shakespeare, A Jane Austen Daydream, Mrs. Hemingway). Below are more… Read more »

8 New Books for October 2018

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The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton October 9, 2018 In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity. But by the time their stay is… Read more »