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Book Riot: Reading Old Cookbooks (For History, Not Recipes)

On August 28, 2014, I published the following post on Book Riot:

Reading Old Cookbooks (For History, Not Recipes)

Do you enjoy reading historical nonfiction? 62 more words


“Cavendon Hall” by Barbara Taylor Bradford

“Cavendon Hall” by Barbara Taylor Bradford is a novel of the aristocratic Ingham family and the Swann family members who have served them for centuries.  The Earl of Mowbray, Charles Ingham and his family, wife Felicity, daughters Deirdre, Daphne, DeLacy and Dulcie, and sons, Guy and Miles have been faithfully served by the members of the Swann family for years.  136 more words

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Bell pulls and water bottles

They’re rolling out the teasers and promos for the new season of Downton, complete with all the mouth-watering usuals: elegant gowns, dapper gentlemen, priceless ornaments … and plastic water bottles. 687 more words

Book Review: Manor of Secrets by Katherine Longshore

Manor of Secrets
Katherine Longshore
Point, January 2014
ISBN 978-0-545-56758-9

Katherine Longshore’s Manor of Secrets is a well-written historical novel for young adults. The novel is reminiscent of… 231 more words

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