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Review: Daughter of the Reich

Review: Daughter of the Reich

There are affiliate links in this post. Read my disclosure policy to learn more. This review features some minor spoilers. Set in 1930s Germany, Hetty, the daughter of an SS officer, falls in love with a Jewish boy. What could possibly go wrong? Well, just about everything. Although this...

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The Red Pen Parable

The Red Pen Parable

I announced this on social media a few weeks ago when it happened but this blog update is long overdue. I completed the rough draft of my first historical fiction novel. Right now I'm attacking the manuscript with my red pen, jotting lots of notes along the margins, underlining things in...

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Review: The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir

Review: The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir

There are affiliate links in this post. Read my disclosure policy to learn more. Adorable English village? Check. Multiple points of view with interconnected stories and relationships? Check. WWII Blitz stuff? Check. Dry British humor sprinkled amongst the drama? Check. Yes, The Chilbury Ladies'...

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Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

There are affiliate links in this post. Read my disclosure policy to learn more. It would appear that author Taylor Jenkins Reid knows the exact combination to make me go from casually enjoying a book one minute to sobbing for an hour the next. I cried while listening to the audiobook to Daisy...

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Review: Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Review: Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

There are affiliate links in this post. Read my disclosure policy to learn more. I didn't know much about Theranos or its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, before watching the 2019 HBO documentary The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley earlier this year. I instantly became fascinated with the...

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Review: To Have and to Hoax

Review: To Have and to Hoax

There are affiliate links in this post. Read my disclosure policy to learn more. Martha Waters, I believe, may have a direct line to my brain. In her debut novel, To Have and to Hoax, Waters managed to pluck out my favorite features of a Jane Austen-style regency novel, twist the humor just...

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Review: Invisible Women

Review: Invisible Women

There are affiliate links in this post. Read my disclosure policy to learn more. The emotional part of my brain and the logical, science-loving part of my brain had two very different reactions to Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez. The logical part of...

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How to Read on a Budget During an Apocalypse

How to Read on a Budget During an Apocalypse

Did I say apocalypse? I meant pandemic. I hope everyone is staying safe and washing their hands constantly and not touching their face and practicing social distancing and not resorting to cannibalism. Yet. With financial uncertainty looming and a lot of folks staying home, I've seen a few people...

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Review: A Murderous Relation

Review: A Murderous Relation

There are affiliate links in this post. Read my disclosure policy to learn more. The fifth instalment of the Veronica Speedwell Mysteries series was released last week and I, naturally, pre-ordered it and devoured it. The gothic red and black cover references the slums of London's poor east end,...

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Happy 5th Birthday, Molly Miranda!

Happy 5th Birthday, Molly Miranda!

Five years ago today, I published my first novel, Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire. It had been a busy year beforehand, getting the book ready, doing my first big edit and running an Indiegogo campaign to get my baby out into the world. In honor of Molly turning five years old, I have an...

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Jillianne Hamilton writes delightful historical fiction and historical romance featuring rebellious ladies and happy endings.

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