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I walked again on the beach at dawn, skirts clutched around me, bible in gloved hand.  Seagulls wheeled in the clear air, but my mind was far from clear. 175 more words

Creative Fiction

Novel Without a Name by Duong Thu Huong

Novel Without a Name is the second read for this year’s Literature and War Readalong hosted by Caroline. It is the first book I’ve read about the Vietnam War that is written by a woman and that describes the war from a North Vietnamese point of view. 390 more words

Historical Fiction

Take A Peek Book Review: The Day of Atonement

“Take a Peek” book reviews are short and (possibly) sweet, keeping the commentary brief and providing a little peek at what the book’s about and what I thought. 610 more words

Book Reviews

Fong's Part IV

“Welcome, stranger. What’s your name?”

“Twosie,” he said.

“Twoseat what?” she said.

“No, Knupplebrow,” he said. Heifitz put a shot of whispey in front of him. 303 more words


Book Review #3-1356 (2012)

During the Hundred Years War in 1356, the English continue to invade France. The English army is under the command of the Black Prince, known as Edward the Prince of Wales, who has been debatable among historians. 480 more words

Historical Fiction

The Marvels, by Brian Selznick

Summary: The journey begins on a ship at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. 69 more words

Historical Fiction

New review copy received: People of the Songtrail: A Novel of North America’s Forgotten Past by Kathleen O’Neal Gear, W. Michael Gear.

Got some amazing review copies this week. People of the Songtrail: A Novel of North America’s Forgotten Past by Kathleen O’Neal Gear, W. Michael Gear. 322 more words