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Bitter Greens

Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth

To be published: Sept 23, 2014

Charlotte-Rose de la Force, a middle-aged woman, is being shipped off to a French nunnery against her will, by the Sun King Louis XIV. 307 more words

[686] A Dangerous Mourning - Anne Perry

” And you are at a disadvantage that you can never observe them except under the most artificial of circumstances. How can you possibly ask them the questions you really wish, when they are so forewarned by your mere presence that all their answers are guarded and designed to protect? 543 more words


17. Burned, page 265, September 22

“The children.” Mary Elisabeth clutched at her sister’s sleeve.

“The children want you well. That is all that matters.”

“With your permission, I will carry you over to your house,” Walter Milroy announced, his chivalry undeterred by his girth. 275 more words

Serial Fiction

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

This was September’s book club pick, selected by an elderly gent who professed how much it engaged and moved him while he was hopped up on pain meds and laid up in bed after hip surgery. 833 more words

Historical Fiction

Fall of Giants (Book)

A historical fiction novel about the time surrounding World War I by Ken Follett.

Follett’s writing was a brilliant mixture of war, politics, sensual drama, and personal interactions. 127 more words

Book Review

An Inspector Calls: Ooh, The Burns

Name: An Inspector Calls

Author: J.B. Priestley

Series: n/a

Released: January 12th 1992

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 81

Source: Borrowed

An Inspector Calls: Ooh The Burns… 1,079 more words