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Book Review: Queens Of The Conquest

Queens Of The Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens: Book One, by Alison Weir This is the sort of book that is somewhat inevitable in our times, as writers seek to plumb the depths of of source material that they can find … Continue reading

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Book Review: Between A Heart And A Rock Place

Between A Heart And A Rock Place: A Memoir, by Pat Benatar with Patsi Bale Cox I have long enjoyed the music of Pat Benatar and have long had an interest in her place among the great rockers of her … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ottoman Empire: A Short History

The Ottoman Empire: A Short History, by Suraiya Faroqhi, translated by Shelley Frisch This book was certainly shorter than I expected it to be, and not nearly as good as I hoped it would be. In many ways, people write … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dared And Done

Dared And Done: The Marriage Of Elizabeth Barrett And Robert Browning, by Julia Markus The author has clearly picked an interesting area to discuss, but this book is not nearly as good as it should be, and I found myself … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hidden In Plain View

Hidden In Plain View: A Secret Story Of Quilts And The Underground Railroad, by Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard Race is a freighted topic in contemporary America, and the author decides, rather sensibly in my opinion, to deal … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Tall History Of Sugar

A Tall History Of Sugar:  A Novel, by Curdella Forbes This book was not what I wanted or expected–I was hoping for a book that would have some sort of explanation about the nature of sugar in the Jamaican economy … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Pretty Sister Of José

The Pretty Sister Of José, by Frances Hodgson Burnett Frances Hodgson Burnett is known for a few books [1], and this is not one of them.  That is not to say that this is a bad book.  On the contrary, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Inspired Mama

Inspired Mama:  The Empowered Mother’s Guide To An Intentional Life, by Sez Kristiansen [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by TCK Publishing in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] For reasons that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Flatterland

Flatterland:  Like Flatland, Only More So, by Ian Stewart This is why we can’t have any nice things.  This book is a sign of why it is that our times are not nearly as good as the late Victorian period.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Warfare Prayers For Women

Warfare Prayers For Women:  Securing God’s Victory In Your Life, by Quin Sherrer & Ruthanne Garlock [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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