Tags » Historical

The Outcast - Sadie Jones

After my discovery of British writer Sadie Jones last year, I’ve set out to read more of her, starting with her first novel, The Outcast, winner of the Costa first novel prize in 2007. 355 more words


"Sisters of Prophecy - Ursula" A Rollicking Good Read from Jude Pittman & Gail Roughton


5 print copies Sisters of Prophecy – Ursula Open to US and Canadian Shipping


Sisters of Prophecy – Ursula

Sisters of Prophecy – Book 1… 1,204 more words


Memoirs of a Geisha

by Arthur Golden

Speaking to us with the wisdom of age and in a voice at once haunting and startlingly immediate, Nitta Sayuri tells the story of her life as a geisha. 138 more words


Historical Astronomers in Context

Johannes Kepler is arguably one of the most important astronomers in history.  Kepler was born on December 27, 1571 and died on November 15, 1630.  During his lifetime he was an apprentice to the famous astronomer Tycho Brahe, continuing Brahe’s work after his death. 309 more words


Voyager by Diana Gabaldon

The third book of the series has a lot more to discuss than the second (which I also mini-review here).


Historical Fat (and not-thin) People, Part 3

I recently came across some more examples of historical fat people! (Part 1 here; Part 2 here.)

In the first one, we finally get a fat POC! 119 more words

UNREQUITED: Women and Romantic Obsession by Lisa A. Phillips plus GIVEAWAY

Available now from Tantor Audio.

From the Publisher:

“The summer Lisa A. Phillips turned thirty, she fell in love with someone who didn’t return her feelings.

432 more words