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Book Review: The Scoundrel and the Debutante by Julia London

A hot and sizzling read unlike any other.  The Scoundrel and the Debutante by Julia London is by far the hottest novel readers will read. A story of an English woman being tainted and ruined for the ton, is soon tempted by a sexy American man who tempts her in more ways than she can deny. 203 more words

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The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman

The Zookeeper’s Wife by poet Diane Ackerman is the non-fiction story of Antonina Żabińska, the Warsaw zookeeper’s wife, during World War II. Based upon Antonina’s diary and other research, naturalist Ackerman paints the tremendous story of an unlikely heroine’s care for refugees and animals during the world’s most darkest time. 409 more words

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Historical image workshop: Isabel Greenberg and Jon McNaught

On Friday we had a brilliant lecture from Isabel Greenberg and Jon McNaught joined for the workshop in the afternoon.  It was such a fun day as both the lecture and workshop were injected with Isabel’s infectious personality.   447 more words


Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

After finishing this book, I was trying to remember how I stumbled upon it and why I thought it would be excellent. Then I remembered I had found a list of movies being made into books in the (near) future, and it had been on there. 440 more words

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Manga Review - Gate 7

Gate 7
Shounen – Fantasy, Action, Historical
4 Volumes (Hiatus)
Dark Horse


History lover Chikahito goes to visit the old imperial capital city of Kyoto. 844 more words


What I've Learned From My Thesis Proposal

I don’t really read much steampunk.

When I submitted a draft to my professor, he sent back revision suggestions with a note along the lines of “What steampunk books can you cite in your bibliography?”  I stared at the page for a few minutes before sitting back and sighing. 689 more words