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A Conversation with C.W. Gortner

Today, C.W. Gortner will be visiting the Historical Fiction Lovers Book Club on Facebook to discuss The Last Queen, our selection for July.  The Last Queen was one of my Top 10 novels last year.   To participate, simply head over to the Event I set up and join in.  Leave comments or ask questions […]

Not Fair ~ For Stacy

When I posted about The Gargoyle being nominated for a Galaxy British Book  Award, I included the official video for The Bird and the Bee’s “Love Letter to Japan.” Apparently this song hooked its way into a reader’s head and won’t let go.  Stacy, of You’ve Gotta Read This! fame, has begged me to help her out […]

HFL Book Club April Selection ~ A Silent Ocean Away

In April, the Historical Fiction Lovers Book Club, the club I administer on Facebook, will be reading A Silent Ocean Away, the first part of the Colette Trilogy written by sister Deb and Val Gantt under the psydonym DeVa Gantt. I just finished A Silent Ocean Away: Colette’s Dominion this afternoon and thought it was wonderful. Once […]

Historical Fiction Lovers March Selection

This month, the Historical Fiction Lovers book club is reading False Colours, one of the Georgette Heyer books that Sourcebooks – love them! – has republished recently.   You can click on the book title to buy it through Amazon.com (it’s available for the Kindle, too), or check the book out at your local library. Once […]

Hollywood Book Club ~ The Cure for Your Post-Divorce Blues

I ran across an article on oneIndia about Gwyneth Paltrow’s advise to her pal Madonna about coping with her post-divorce blues ~ start a book club.  The article is short, so here is a screenshot (click on the link above to go to the actual article): What I find interesting about this article other than […]

Exciting News about Historical Fiction Lovers Book Club!

As I mentioned before, I joined the Book Clubs application on Facebook and started my own online book club Historical Fiction Lovers.  We started the club reading Loving Frank and seven of us completed the Reader’s Guide and Review form.  There was some really good discussion, especially about Mamah and her choices.  I found out […]

Historical Fiction Lovers Book Club

I really am enjoying Book Clubs on Facebook!  I set up a book club for historical fiction called Historical Fiction Lovers and our first novel is going to be Loving Frank by Nancy Horan.  One of my high school classmates suggested it a few months ago.  I’ve been to Frank Lloyd Wright‘s Fallingwater near Ohiopyle, […]

We’re All Sick and/or Tired

Hello everyone.  I haven’t been very prolific in my blogging or my commenting this month because ever since Thanksgiving one or more of us have been sick.  Danny has been sick since Thanksgiving.  Allison has had a cold/congestion last week that kept Danny and I up a couple of hours a night for a few […]