Books I’ve Read

By Her Own Design by Piper Huguley

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of reading an early copy of Piper Huguley’s latest novel By Her Own Design. Piper Huguley writes historical fiction featuring African American characters and

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A Year of Reading

For 6 years, I’ve chronicled the books I’ve read offering a summary and my own rating scheme to identify favourite reads, non-fiction read for research purposes, light reads, and so

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The Limits of Limelight

I’ve known Margaret Porter for several years and have admired her writing as well as her kindness and support to other writers in the historical fiction community. Not long ago,

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The Women of Chateau Lafayette

I met Stephanie Dray at a 2015 conference in Denver. She was participating in a hilarious late-night sex scene reading – a tradition at Historical Novel Society conferences. I have

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NY Times Book Club

Every week, I read the Sunday NY Times. Along with breakfast and a leisurely coffee, I can relax for at least an hour or two dipping into its different sections.

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A tribute to Sharon Kay Penman

In the spring of 2012, I conducted a reader survey focused on historical fiction – the first of 6 such surveys. Among the questions on reading habits, I asked readers

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