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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George Washington

David O. Stewart has been on the blog before in connection with his novel The Paris Deception. However, David is also an author of several non-fiction works written after many

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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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Books Build Bridges

Last January, I put out a call on Instagram for book bloggers with an invitation to be a guest on my blog. Two women from Iran – identical twins! –

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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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Women in the Reading Circle

While going through boxes that my mother had saved when she moved from her condo to a seniors residence, I came across an article from a course we’d taken on

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