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Harriet the Bookaholic: July 2015

Over the last few weeks I have continued my obsession with Russian Literature and the history of the Romanov family. I still have a fat biography of Catherine the Great that I need to tackle, but after that I think I’ll have exhausted my current stash of books about Mother Russia. 1,682 more words


The Romanov sisters : the lost lives of the daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra

From  Eileen Effrat

Author:  Helen Rappaport

Title:  The Romanov sisters : the lost lives of the daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra 

The four daughters of Tsar Nicholas were the most talked about royals of the early twentieth century—–think Diana or Catherine.  125 more words

Historical Fiction

Crowdsourcing Mornings: Hamlet's Mouse-Trap Film

This is Crowdsourcing Mornings! This post takes place every weekday morning and highlights one crowdsourcing project I liked from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or other crowdsourcing websites. 354 more words




Rasputin was a notorious figure in the court of Czar Nicholas II due to his magnetic personality and relative success in treating the czarevitch’s… 56 more words

Happy Birthday Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanova of Russia

This week marks the 113rd birthday of Anastasia, the Russian duchess that was executed with her entire family, servants and dog by Bolsheviks led by  712 more words


Nicholas II, You've Got Mail!

I absolutely love this postcard.  It is from Olga II (I routinely swap postcards with two different Olgas.  You will find that in Russia there seems to be a lot of Olgas.  92 more words


Thursday's Top Ten Biggest Lies! OKAY 5

I was catching up on some of my emails and somehow one of them led me to a web site, How Stuff Works.  It was just full of interesting tidbits of knowledge and trivia.   794 more words