Tag: Pistols and Petticoats

July Wrap Up

July Wrap Up

Posted July 30, 2017
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July is gone, and I’m posting this today so I can focus on Harry Potter’s birthday tomorrow.  I swear, I’m not a Harry Potter nerd. LIES! #Ravenclaw4Life I’ve had mixed feelings about this month’s books.  There’ve been a couple of DNFs, but on the other hand there were books that I really loved!  It was a high/low month and nothing inbetween.   THE JULY HAUL Click the image to go to the Goodreads page! HARD COPIES                                      DIGITAL AUDIOBOOKS                 LENDING HAUL         […]

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Pistols & Petticoats – #BookReview

Pistols & Petticoats – #BookReview

Posted July 17, 2017
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DISCLAIMER I received a free copy of Pistols & Petticoats from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.  Thank you to LibraryThing and Beacon Press for this opportunity. Erika Janik seems to me like the type of person who learns a fact, then gets really excited about it and learns everything possible about the subject.  She is clearly enthusiastic and while I found Pistols and Petticoats interesting, it was a little too ambitious and scattered for my tastes. Delivery There are several ways to format any non-fiction work.  My experience in historical works is that they are approached from a chronological point-of-view.  Janik, […]

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The Strange Case of the Rejected Lady & the Half-Blood Myth – #IMWAYR

The Strange Case of the Rejected Lady & the Half-Blood Myth – #IMWAYR

Posted July 17, 2017
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It’s Monday, What are You Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by The Book Date.  It’s a great way to catch up on all the literary ins-and-outs of the previous week, and see what everyone is up to.  Check out this week’s linkup! It’s been a little while since I’ve done one of these!  My entry “Confessions” pretty much sums up my absence this time…. I do apologize, for anyone reading, mais voila!  Here I am again! I’ve actually had a very productive week as I’ve delved back into my audiobooks and finished an ARC I won back in January (*guilt*).  The highlight of my […]

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