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Guest Post: Casanova Was a Feminist

“A beautiful woman has a mind of her own.” –Giacomo Casanova Casanova’s name is synonymous with the pursuit of sex. We may envy and admire him for getting what he wanted, but people hardly think of him as a role model or advanced thinker beyond his, um, organ of pleasure.   Yet Casanova was a… Continue reading Guest Post: Casanova Was a Feminist

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Books to Celebrate Sisters

There is no relationship like that between sisters. I’ve composed a list of books that explore all the different aspects of these complicated relationships. Weird Sisters Three daughters of a Shakespeare professor, they are all named after a character from one of the Bard’s plays. However, this where their similarities end but when they find their way to their… Continue reading Books to Celebrate Sisters

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Cover Reveal for My Dear Hamilton

I am so excited to interrupt your regularly scheduled program for the cover reveal of My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie…on wait for it….Eliza Hamilton’s Birthday. (insert squee here) Isn’t that just take your breath away lovely??? About My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton (Coming 4.3.2018): Wife, Widow, and Warrior in… Continue reading Cover Reveal for My Dear Hamilton

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Two Woman Forging Their Own Paths, Guest Post by Ruth Hull Chatlien

Back in the days when I was writing short stories, I used to say it felt as though my characters walked up to me and said, “Tell my story or I will die.” The feeling’s not quite the same with 19th-century characters who, after all, are long dead. Rather, the compulsion is to tell their… Continue reading Two Woman Forging Their Own Paths, Guest Post by Ruth Hull Chatlien