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TBR Challenge: Playing With Fire by Victoria Thompson

The theme: A NTM author.

Why this one: I’ve been reading a lot of European-set historicals and felt like some Americana.

This author is not only new to me, but I don’t think I’ve heard her mentioned before, so I expected this to be pretty forgettable. 275 more words

Book Commentary

SPINSTER • Excerpt • Sweet Victorian Romance

At the dinner table that evening, Clare decided to broach the topic of her future to her family.

“You’ve been walking on eggshells around me since I was jilted, and I feel dreadful for causing you such discomfort.” 301 more words

Victorian Romance

Schwarzer Peter (Old Maid) - A Card Game

Number of Players: 2-6

Year of Publication: 1874

Creator(s): Hans-Joachim Behrendt, Beatrice Braun-Fock, Dick Bruna and Wilhelm Busch (artists)

Who’s got the lucky black cat? 891 more words

Review

Bachelor Hanover - a meeting of great rivers

This blog is a tribute to Bachelor Hanover whose bloodlines bring together some great rivers I have so much respect for – from his sire Nibble Hanover, his dam The Old Maid (a daughter of Spinster) plus the synergy (nick) this family has had with other great maternal lines through the influence of Breath O Spring and her offspring, through the nick of The Old Maid’s son Dancer Hanover and Romola Hanover, and of course Dancer Hanover as the damsire of Albatross. 1,190 more words

Standardbred Breeding

"I'd rather be called a 'cow' than a 'Maam'!"

Let My Laughter Resound!

“I’D RATHER BE CALLED A ‘COW’ THAN ‘MAAM’!”

It was the second day of my sophomore year. I had barely started, what would become my education at the Fountain High School for the next three years. 1,875 more words

Laughter

News Flash: Snap discovery rocks scientific community to its core

We now interrupt your important stream of cat pictures and videos of people watching other videos/opening stuff to bring you this important public announcement.

Early this morning Dr Gerald Jeerif of Funstible Tech made an unprecedented discovery. 246 more words

The Reasons Why I Will Die An Old Maid

1. I am picky.

I am picky in almost everything except for food. When I don’t like something, there’s no way I will ever like it. 2,105 more words