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{17} The Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine

Ella sneaks Shakespeare from the library and acts to them, sometimes. They’re the only audience who sits still – the trouble with sisters who care only for dancing.

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2014 Read

Books Read in 2014 54. The Werewolf in Paris - Guy Endore

Genre: Horror, Historical Fiction

Narrative Style: First and third person

Rating 3/5

Published: 1933

Format: Kindle

Synopsis: An American student in Paris finds an old manuscript which details the story of Bertrand Caillet who is cursed with violent passions that make him change into a wolf. 455 more words

Book Reviews

An interview on travel and writing

Had a great discussion with Troy Shaheen of Putney Student Travel on writing, travel, and leaving the digital world behind. Here’s an excerpt:

“For me, writing is an essential part of traveling. 83 more words


In the Company of the Courtesan | Sarah Dunant

When I first read the blurb for this novel I expected that it would be told in the perspective of the courtesan, Fiammetta, despite the title. 308 more words

Book Review

{Rose of Sarajevo by Ayse Kulin}

Title: Rose of Sarajevo

Author: Ayse Kulin

Pages: 257

Published: August 26th 2014

Goodreads Rating: 3.40

My rating: 3/5… 350 more words


I Hate Repeating Myself

There was a time I inhabited a realm in which I had imagined I wanted to write a MASSIVE novel. Fortunately I came to my senses quickly, cut… 485 more words


Postcard Review: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Set in 1686, The Miniaturist is the tale of Nella, a Dutch country girl, who moves to Amsterdam after a semi-arranged marriage to find that being as a wife doesn’t live up to her naïve expectations. 86 more words