18 Oct

Heart of Courage (Viking Quest Series)

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To Be Continued: An Annotated Guide to Sequels, 2nd Edition by Hope Apple and Merle Jacob. He also finds a new friend, a trickster named Benkei, who is as resourceful as he is colourful. The words of Juan, the shipwrecked Spanish sailor Lady Alys Drury nursed back to health, echo in her mind as she puts on another courtly smile. He turned the country upside down an divorced his faithful wife of 20 years, declared his daughter a bastard and defied the Pope, earning him an excommunication.

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18 Oct

Across The Nightingale Floor, Episode 2: Journey To Inuyama

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Her father went bankrupt and her mother died two years later. We might all know the ending to the relationship between Beatrice and Benedick, from Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, but how did they meet? Instead, the objective correlative can be traced to "Miss Cather's inner problems, which did not permit her to resolve clearly the problems of the character she had projected into her novel" (120). Wow – these are one of my favorite discoveries this year!

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18 Oct

Hawksmaid: The Untold Story of Robin Hood and Maid Marian

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The murdered Sigeferth and Morcar belonged to a northern family so powerful that Aethelred’s son Edmund Ironside’s marriage to Sigeferth’s widow gained him enough power to become the accepted king of the Five Boroughs. [6] It was people like these whom Aethelred, in total contrast to Edgar, managed to alienate by his attempts to impose English law on them. Katerina (13) and her father are both dreamers. In other words Cather's subject, one of a life cut short by war, invited a then-popular discourse of mourning and commemoration.

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17 Oct

Castle in Danger

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Reading contemporary accounts, letters, etc., can give one a vivid impression of what the person may have been like, and readers are (I believe) generally willing to accept some exaggeration and innovation, as long as it stays true to the essence of what we know. Stop, You're Killing Me! - Many lists by location, historical period, and by occupation. Hitting shelves in October, Cracked's De-Textbook is a fully-illustrated, systematic deconstruction of all of the bullshit you learned in school.

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17 Oct

Pagan's Scribe: Book Four of the Pagan Chronicles

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This is exquisitely written, evoking not only the world of monogatari (which characters often refer to) and Heian court ladies� diaries but also a languorous world of mystery where the division between reality and illusion is very fine and often crossed. Yet at the same time, people were turning their backs on those grim times and looking forward to a brighter future. Because Ada was born with a clubfoot, her mother is ashamed of her and never lets her leave the apartment, abusing her both physically and emotionally.

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17 Oct

05: Frankie vs The Knight's Nasties: Number 5 in series

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Ninth century diagrams show the division of the day and the week (public domain, via Wikimedia Commons). Finally, there is the unreliable narrator (a narrator who describes events in the story, but seems to make obvious mistakes or misinterpretations that may be apparent to a careful reader). He also revives his skills as a sailor and a "rigging monkey", and indeed the story is mainly set on ships of various kinds and on the sea, and seems to foreshadow the fact that soon, if his luck holds, he will be on a ship to England.

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17 Oct

Child of the May

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I recently finished The List of 7 by Mark Frost, which was Arthur Conan Doyle caught up in some supernatural unpleasantness in England. Note that Chrysostom, the archbishop of Constantinople, a powerful diocese, recognized the need to appeal to the bishop of Rome to resolve a controversy. Her name is Liisa, and after Gebirga, she was the second character to populate my novel. The English Patient: You will learn about the histories of a series of men living out World War II in an Italian villa.

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17 Oct

Tumbleweed

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When the local bishop’s aide appoints the town idiot, Brother Simon, to investigate the death, Hermitage and his new friend, Wat the Weaver, purveyor of tawdry tapestries, will have to try to get to the dirty bottom of things on their own. I haven’t read the first book in the series, THE THORN BEARER, (though I have heard incredible things!!) and it had an impact on how I was able to connect with the story and the characters—which is the only reason I wasn’t able to give it my highest rating.

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17 Oct

Dante's Gift

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The literary culture of the Middle Ages was far more international than national and was divided more by lines of class and audience than by language. John requested that Arthur be blinded and castrated so as to be no threat to his power, but de Burgh took pity on the boy and kept him safe, while attempting to hide the boy and tell John that the procedures had been done but that in the process Arthur had died. Jane Eyre’s Daughter by Elizabeth Newark Though it’s been a while since I’ve read Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte’s imaginative writing style came back to me reading this book.

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16 Oct

Stumbling On A Tale (TIME TO TIME Book 2)

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Some midwives, demonstrating the bonds of sisterhood, declared a woman to be a virgo intacta when she clearly wasn’t. And then there are the literary examples. Very positive reviews and high rating! "This intelligent and highly detailed thriller by British author Hewson (A Season for the Dead, 2003) rivals Perez-Reverte's The Flanders Panel (1994) in historical intricacy, complexity of motive, and multileveled storytelling.

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