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Top Hist Fic Picks for August 2022

This post first appeared on paperlanternwriters.com Even though August has become a back-to-school month, for me it’s always been about long hot days by the pool, ocean, or lake. I always lay in the sun and read, then swam to cool off, then more reading. Now I know better than to spend too much time… Continue reading Top Hist Fic Picks for August 2022

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Top Hist Fic Picks for July 2022

This blog first appeared on paperlanternwriters.com July is my birthday month, and this year I turn 65. It’s a significant number. I don’t feel 65 years old, though, so that’s a blessing! A summer birthday is a great thing because whenever you see something you want as a gift, either Christmas or your birthday is… Continue reading Top Hist Fic Picks for July 2022

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Top Hist Fic Picks for June 2022

June means summer. After long years of attending school, added to twenty-three years of teaching, my brain is wired to the joy June brings to students and teachers alike. Summer is my favorite season. I love being outdoors and vacationing at the beach, which is a great place to read. This month there seems to be… Continue reading Top Hist Fic Picks for June 2022

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The Artist Colony by Joanna FitzPatrick

I review a lot of books and enjoy most of them. As a result, I give a lot of five-star reviews. When an astounding book comes along that outshines everything around it, giving five stars isn't enough. The Artist Colony deserves more than five stars. Set in Carmel, California, in the summer of 1924, this… Continue reading The Artist Colony by Joanna FitzPatrick