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Love on a Dime

Love on a Dime

On 7/1 Percival Blakeney Academy wrote: I just finished Love on a Dime by Cara Lynn James and I have to confess that I enjoyed it. Set mostly in Newport in the summer of 1899, the book's heroine is a young woman of status who is secretly writing dime novels. Unfortunately not only are such books considered trash that is beneath contempt ... Book Review: Love on a Dime

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4 Stars

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After the Hangover

After the Hangover

On 5/20 Percival Blakeney Academy wrote: I just finished reading After the Hangover: The Conservatives' Road to Recovery by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr as part of the Thomas Nelson Booksneeze program.Considering myself a conservative, I looked forward to reading this book. I thought that it might provide a thoughtful analysis of where conservatives ... After the Hangover Disappoints

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2 Stars

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In The Shadow Of The Sun King

In The Shadow Of The Sun King

On 3/25 Percival Blakeney Academy wrote: I was intrigued to get a copy of In the Shadow of the Sun King by Golden Keyes Parsons to review. In 2006, we visited Versailles on a trip to Paris and I was surprised to see what a complex figure Louis XIV was. His reign lasted over 70 years. Versailles and the court culture surrounding it was at ... Need More History in My Historical Fiction

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2 Stars

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