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Grace Livingston Hill: How Decency Triumphs in a Dark World (and can inject a little history too)

On Going Back In Time and the Invention of “Christian Romance” Here it is, the end of 2020.  Finally.  While it has been a tough year for so many of us although perhaps in different ways, most of us also know that we have also been blessed in certain ways.  Goodness knows I have come …

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There’s a lot more to Louisa May Alcott than Greta Gerwig’s 2019 “Little Women”

The history of Little Women is kind of nuts…. Here is The Lois Level on the new movie and a lot of reading and video suggestions….       Here we seem to have the posh Alcott. I recently went to see the new Little Women movie, and I have to say that I enjoyed …

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There’s a lot more to Louisa May Alcott than Greta Gerwig’s 2019 “Little Women”

The history of Little Women is kind of nuts…. Here is The Lois Level on the new movie and a lot of reading and video suggestions…. Here we seem to have the posh Alcott. I recently went to see the new Little Women movie, and I have to say that I enjoyed it a lot.  …

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Mermaids are not mythological, and they make great writers. Read on for proof.

The inspiration for this post is In Lane Three, Alex Archer, by Tessa Duder. A film based on this book, Alex: The Heart of a Champion, is currently available in the US on Amazon Prime. I’m not a great swimmer, but I love to swim and be in the water. The cover photo of The …

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Dodie Smith’s “I Capture the Castle”: What Jane Austen would have written in the 20th Century

An Author who has been Disney-ed nearly out of print. Buy on Amazon I Capture the Castle (ICTC) is a great read for a winter’s day, or really, just a great read.  It is a bit of a spin on the classic Victorian novel, and in case you miss that, the characters throw in several …

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