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Nubian Playtime

A young Nubian boy playfully brandishes his toy sword in emulation of the warriors whose ranks he will someday join.

I don’t think there are many images of children from ancient Nubia that have survived to the present day, so this child’s attire remains speculative on my part. 38 more words


The Medea Complex by Rachel Florence Roberts *REVIEW*


1885. Anne Stanbury – Committed to a lunatic asylum, having been deemed insane and therefore unfit to stand trial for the crime of which she is indicted. 950 more words


Nubian Dagger

Sketch of a Nubian bronze dagger from Kerma, Sudan, which dates back to circa 1750 BC. This particular dagger was actually pretty small with a length of 17 cm (or less than 7 inches) and was found buried in a child’s grave. 43 more words


Aspasia Full Body

Another drawing of Aspasia of Miletus, a woman who worked as a courtesan in the Greek city-state of Athens during the 5th century BC. She is known to have been a concubine for the famous Athenian statesman Pericles.


With Every Breath, by Elizabeth Camden

Publisher’s Summary:

In the shadow of the nation’s capital, Kate Livingston’s respectable life as a government worker is disrupted by an encounter with the insufferable Trevor McDonough, the one man she’d hoped never to see again. 462 more words

Christian Fiction

A Grand Design-Amber Stockton

A Grand Design

Amber Stockton

Abingdon, Aug 19 2014, $13.99

ISBN: 9781426773471


On a dare from her BFF Libby, Alyssa Denham entered the Bride Magazine contest to win a romantic getaway for two on Mackinac Island, Michigan.  220 more words


Sophronia's Island Debut

Martha’s Vineyard native Tim Bridwell gave his island community a sneak peek at his debut novel earlier this month thanks to Edgartown Books‘ “Meet Our Vineyard Authors” event. 141 more words