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Linda Hilton

Reader, Writer, Merciless Reviewer and Incurable Romantic

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Women's Gothic and Romantic Fiction: A Reference Guide (American Popular Culture)
Kay Mussell
Progress: 17/157 pages
The Looking-Glass Portrait
Linda Hilton
Really Neat Rocks: A casual introduction to the rocks & gems of Arizona and the lapidary arts
Linda Hilton
Progress: 61/61 pages
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
Jon Krakauer
The Power of Myth
Joseph Campbell, Bill Moyers
Progress: 20 %
Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong
James W. Loewen
Progress: 480/480 pages
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May
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reviewed: Reading progress update: I've read 480 out of 480 pages.
The honest historical marker: On this site in 1897, nothing happened. (p. 442). This is the kind of book that needs rere...
Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong - James W. Loewen
text: Reading progress update: I've read 399 out of 480 pages.
pp. 398-399 The defeat was hardly novel. From the Civil War to the end of the [nineteenth] century not a single Democrat ...
Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong - James W. Loewen
May 2017
29
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I can't do a whole book with this MC. Being in her head is exhausting and the usual tropes in the cozy mystery genre are take...
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The most preposterous notion that Homo sapiens has ever dreamed up is that the Lord God of Creation, Shaper and Ruler of all ...
text: Reading progress update: I've read 337 out of 480 pages. Memorial Day
I wasn't planning a long, interim post on this book, but, well, there you have it. My maternal grandfather, my uncles, my d...
Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong - James W. Loewen
text: Reading progress update: I've read 317 out of 480 pages.
I'll finish the book this afternoon. Making some notes prior to final review. CH 60 - "The Last Confederate Offensive of t...
Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong - James W. Loewen
May 2017
28
text: Reading progress update: I've read 205 out of 480 pages.
"Men Make History; Women Make Wives." The six-page chapter on who gets into the "hall of fame" portrait gallery in Little R...
Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong - James W. Loewen
text: Reading progress update: I've read 199 out of 480 pages.
More and more disturbing, more and more upsetting, which is as it should be. As distressing as the book is on its own, when...
Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong - James W. Loewen
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Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley. Note the ARC did not have a source listing, I presume this is that the case for the print ver...
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Wow. First, and unrelated to what I was about to post: That. Cover. Talk about unapologetic. Onto the moment of idiocy that...
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If you read my posts, specially several of the last month, you might wonder why I read romance at all when I'm liable to turn...
May 2017
27
text: Reading progress update: I've read 104 out of 480 pages.
This is becoming a more and more disturbing read. Massacres that never happened. Lynchings that did. Honorable veterans w...
Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong - James W. Loewen
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text: The truth hurts -- or it doesn't
When do we become aware of the untruths around us? How do we react to that revelation? Learning that there's no Santa Claus...
Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong - James W. Loewen
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