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#482 ~ Illuminations: A Novel of Hildegard von Bingen

Illuminations: A Novel of Hildegard von Bingen by Mary Sharratt Published by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Published on: October 9, 2012 Page Count: 288 Genre: Historical Fiction My Reading Format: eGalley provided to me by the publicist for consideration. Available Formats: Hardcover and eBook Special Note: Come back to the blog tomorrow for a guest post […]

Accidents of Providence Read-A-Long Discussion

On March 13th, in response to the laws being passed that are encroaching on women’s rights, I announced a read-a-long of Accidents of Providence by Stacia M. Brown. This novel tells the story of Rachel Lockyer, a woman being investigated for the suspected murder of her illegitimate child. Rachel had the misfortune to live in […]

Accidents of Providence Read-A-Long

Rachel Lockyer is under investigation for murder. It is 1649. King Charles has been beheaded for treason. Amid civil war, Cromwell’s army is running the country. The Levellers, a small faction of political agitators, are calling for rights to the people. And a new law targeting unwed mothers and “lewd women” presumes anyone who conceals […]