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Spotlight, excerpt and giveaway: The Art of Rebellion

Brenda Joyce Leahy

on Tour

October 17-21


The Art of Rebellion

(YA historical)

Release date: June 15, 2016
at Rebelight Publishing

ISBN: 978-0994839985
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Historical Novels

State Archives of North Carolina Puts Troop Returns Collection Online

The North Carolina State Archives have put militia records from the 18th and 19th centuries online. “The Troop Returns from the State Archives of North Carolina Military Collection are now available online via the North Carolina Digital Collections. 27 more words

New Resources

Plum Pudding

This is a wonderful variation of a plum pudding called hunter’s pudding that uses raisins for the plum. This dish was popular from the mid-18th century to the 20th century, found in British cookbooks and also popular in colonial America. 2,007 more words


Missionary linguistics and the German contribution to Central Australian language research and fieldwork 1890-1910

David Moore
University of Western Australia


This article explores the outstanding contribution of German Lutheran missionaries to linguistics, language documentation and translation in Aboriginal languages in Central Australia from the last decade of the nineteenth century to the years leading up to the First World War. 2,074 more words


Film review: Crimson Peak

Since it’s October, I’ve been watching some scary movies.  I admit it – I don’t typically like horror.  But a lot of period dramas in the horror category are more gothic than outright terrifying so I thought I’d give them a shot.  853 more words

20th Century

Why Mermaids Sing (Sebastian St. Cyr #3) by C.S. Harris (audiobook) - Narrated by Davina Porter

This title may be downloaded from Audible.

Murder has jarred London’s elite. The sons of prominent families have been found at dawn in public places, partially butchered, with strange objects stuffed in their mouths.

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