Tag Archives: historical fiction

The First Chapter

currently playing on my laptop: Under the Water by Aurora Curious about the book I released yesterday? It’s a book for people who love everything from Sabaa Tahir’s historical-ish settings and action, to the jokey, ensemble feel of the fabulously … Continue reading

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Blur the Line Between Fiction and Non

currently playing on my iPod: Romany Dagger by All Them Witches Recently, I picked up a pack of repro 16th century French playing cards at the Renaissance Faire (Whatever. It’s completely rad. If you don’t think so, you haven’t been.) and … Continue reading

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Another Reason Novels Are More Important Than Math

currently playing on my iPod: Yes, I Would by Frightened Rabbit Yup. I said it. So there, sixth grade math teacher that gave me detention way back when. Last night, I had dinner with some friends, one whose first language … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Want to Meet

currently playing on my iPod: Radioactive by Imagine Dragons The Broke and the Bookish have suggested we explore the top ten people we’d like to meet. I’m sticking with authors. Before I get all fangirly on you, I must note … Continue reading

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Top Ten TBR List (The Broke and the Bookish Meme)

currently playing on my iPod: Point of You by Elephant Revival Top Ten TBR List Starting today, I Heart Words will join in on The Broke and the Bookish‘s Tuesday Meme, which today is a Top Ten To Be Read … Continue reading

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Medieval Lovin’: A Review of THE SISTER QUEENS by Sophie Perinot

currently playing on my iPod: Love Interruption by Jack White Yes, Sophie Perinot’s debut THE SISTER QUEENS takes us through medieval battles, the crusades, and some juicy court politics, but it is truly a story about two women and their … Continue reading

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September Book List

currently playing on my iPod: Nocturne by Debussy Writing and its handsome friend, research, took center stage during my September, so I only read one new piece of fiction. The Heretic’s Daughter by Kathleen Kent — A historical fiction that … Continue reading

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