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The Journals Of Louisa May Alcott
Louisa May Alcott, Joel Myerson
Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust
Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
The Awakening
Kate Chopin
Ulysses
James Joyce
Jane Austen's Guide to Good Manners: Compliments, Charades & Horrible Blunders
Henrietta Webb, Josephine Ross
Becoming Jane Austen
Jon Spence
The Portable Dorothy Parker
Brendan Gill, Dorothy Parker
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Anne Brontë
Don't Tell Alfred
Nancy Mitford
Autobiographies (Collected Works, Vol 3)
Douglas Archibald, William O'Donnell, W.B. Yeats
The Pale Horseman - Bernard Cornwell

You know how sometimes you read a historical novel and when you're done you think, "That was pretty good--maybe not quite as good as the first book in the series, but fun." And then a few days later it sinks in that you're a grown woman who spent the better part of a week reading a book about a guy who named his sword Serpent-Breath and you feel weird about your life? Yeah.

 

Anyway, I couldn't help wishing the book had been from the POV of Iseult, a Shadow Queen who knows magic and can see the future and is ever-so-slightly more interesting than proto-bro Uhtred.