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Becoming Lady Lockwood by Jennifer Moore {Book Review & Giveaway}

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Becoming Lady Lockwood

Amelia Beckett is delighted to be a widow. Married by proxy to a man she’d never met, Amelia recognizes that a fortuitous entry into widowhood frees her from meddlesome chaperones and matchmakers. 884 more words

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Book Review: The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson

“If God does exist, he must have a good sense of humour”

Take a South African girl with a head for figures, a Swedish twin who legally doesn’t exist, and a literal ticking bomb and what do you get? 668 more words


Lucy's Admiral

To coincide with the publication of the 1949 Affair, The History they Tried To Suppress has asked me to reblog an entry from Mark Birch’s blog – … 744 more words


She Hasn't Really Spoken to me Since

A few days ago, I contemplated publishing my papers as references.  Tracking down the files has proved to be difficult as they are scattered over several hard drives, separated by literally half the world, but fear not, I have begun the process. 183 more words

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The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman

Malka is a young child when her Russian Jewish family flees the pogroms to begin a new life in America. Like most Eastern Europeans who came in the early 20th Century, they find themselves crammed into the tenements of New York and working for pennies. 373 more words

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Then We Were Famous: Chapter Four

Chapter Four: Maimie

Momma’s matted hair was spread around her on the pillow, a thick of copper with one spiral of a curl still twirling from the rollers she had put in on Saturday afternoon. 664 more words

All Clear by Connie Willis

Why I Read It: I loved the first book in this duology, Blackout.

Where I Got It: The library.

Who I Recommend This To: 894 more words