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Calendar Girls August: Best Historical Fiction

What are Flavia and Melanie trying to do to me?!?!?! How am I supposed to pick just ONE best historical fiction????????

Historical fiction. A fictional novel written in the actual past, containing real events, places, and people. 650 more words


French Revolution Émigrés in England, a Guest Post from Lona Manning | ReginaJeffers's Blog

Did you ever read The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy? It’s a romantic and thrilling classic about the French Revolution. I’d like to share some of my research about the real lives of the refugees from that time… 66 more words

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The Book Life

The life-book analogy is not a new concept. Although the life-book analogy is as worn out as a toddlers favorite blanket, bear with it just one more time because you’re about to get a fresh spin on it! 347 more words

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Reading Round-up (alfresco edition)

It’s been an odd week, the awfulness of the news occasionally escaped with big doses of nostalgia and, well,  escapism.

I’ve been redecorating, and just giving in and going with my previously-restrained urge to paint every room various shades of green or white and give up all ideas of variety. 602 more words


Behind the Mask


By Mary Chapel, October 15, 2016

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Summary: The Scarlet Pimpernel and his wife share their secrets. 1,469 more words


Double Feature #9 - Young and Buñuel

Today, I’m looking a couple of adventure movies, courtesy of Filmstruck. Today’s films are:

Harold Young – The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)

Luis Buñuel – Robinson Crusoe (1954) 2,917 more words

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The Starlight Woman

I’m almost a full month late to talk about The Song of Achilles, the next book on my reading list. It should be up next week, and I’ll do an extra book soon to make up for it. 2,154 more words