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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
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
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
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...
text: Instead of downsizing . . . .
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
Happy Sunday! It just occurred to me that I spent the whole day reading and pottering about but haven't actually sat down t...
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
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...
The moon peeked out from behind a cloud formation, casting its glow upon the Pacific --- --- illuminating a seven-foot-tall g...
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...
I had a great time with my friend Andi at the 4th Annual Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival! #merrimackvalleybookfest ...
Nicely done Mr Aaronovitch. Rather than clumsy edits in an attempt to make the book easier to understand for non-UK reader...
I think my favorite thing is the orange painting on the right. It's an original painting from Glenn Chadbourne and I'm totall...