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LindaHilton

Linda Hilton

Reader, Writer, Merciless Reviewer and Incurable Romantic

Currently reading

Emerald Station
Daoma Winston
Progress: 157/428 pages
Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America
Nancy MacLean
Progress: 134/574 pages
The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance
Northrop Frye
Progress: 43/200 pages
All the President's Men
Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward
Progress: 73/383 pages
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 House of the Spirits
Isabel Allende
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text: Reading progress update: I've read 157 out of 428 pages.
The identity of the serial killer was pretty obvious, and therefore no surprise. Some of the explanations for why people ar...
Emerald Station - Daoma Winston
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BD gifts: My mom gave me a ticket for Bonn Opera's production of Händel's Xerxes -- a simply riveting, tongue in cheek produc...
text: Reading progress update: I've read 105 out of 428 pages.
We finally learn the date is 1890.
Emerald Station - Daoma Winston
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I liked this book better than I thought I would considering I am not the biggest Chaol fan. Still not a big fan of his, but I...
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I bought a book. ThriftBooks had it for $7 and the Kindle edition is $49.54 Um, no. This was one I used when writing m...
Edging Women Out: Victorian Novelists, Publishers, and Social Change - Gaye Tuchman
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Happy Sunday! It just occurred to me that I spent the whole day reading and pottering about but haven't actually sat down t...
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This is less of an enquiry and more of an mediation, if that is a right word. There is not solving the mystery (and the youn...
October 2018
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Woman Reading at the Fireside (1851) by Adolph von Menzel [x]
text: Reading progress update: I've read 61 out of 428 pages.
Nealanna Yarrow is seventeen. Raised in Cornwall, she comes to London to care for her ailing mother. Nowher mother has just...
Emerald Station - Daoma Winston
text: Halloween Bingo 2018 -- Update 001
I'm ashamed of myself, but maybe by putting my humiliation on display, I'll be prompted to do better. Two books read so far...
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The moon peeked out from behind a cloud formation, casting its glow upon the Pacific --- --- illuminating a seven-foot-tall g...
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Well, this was a big load of rubbish. Culminating in and ending which was an even bigger load of rubbish. Add to this that th...
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I had a great time with my friend Andi at the 4th Annual Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival! #merrimackvalleybookfest ...
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Nicely done Mr Aaronovitch. Rather than clumsy edits in an attempt to make the book easier to understand for non-UK reader...
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I think my favorite thing is the orange painting on the right. It's an original painting from Glenn Chadbourne and I'm totall...