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New book reviews

With a new edition of the Historical Novel Review out, I can share the three books I reviewed this quarter, plus the feature I wrote for the print magazine. 408 more words

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Historical Novels

That Scoundrel Emile Dubois and the Sequel

Émile Dubois: Georges, I have news of the most tireesome. And by-the- by, mon ami, we are not alone. We are looked upon – even as we speak, so be discreet. 637 more words

Gothic

Book of da Week: Tomasi di Lampedusa's The Leopard

Chances are you’ve not heard of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, and that’s because he only ever published one novel: The Leopard (Il Gattopardo). It was released posthumously after the Italian writer died in 1957, this following the author’s life which featured a propensity for solitude whilst being forced into surviving World Wars and other mayhem. 500 more words

History

Book club April 2016 and Friday Finds

FRIDAY FINDS
at Books And a Beat

showcases the books you ‘found’
and added to your To Be Read (TBR) list…
whether you found them online, or in a bookstore, or in the library — wherever! 2,301 more words

Fiction

Guest-post and giveaway: Jeanette Watts - Wealth & Privilege

                


Guest-post and giveaway:
Jeanette Watts

Historical Fiction

2013 / 2015


Book One (Wealth & Privilege)

Boy meets girl, falls in love at first sight. Oops, she’s already married. 528 more words

Historical Novels

Anachronisms

It’s time for some writerly chit-chat with author and writing mentor Sydney Smith. We’re both making a foray into historical fiction, a genre we haven’t written before.  989 more words

Writing