True Politeness for Ladies?

I thought you all might be as smitten as I with this new addition to my library. Measuring a dainty 4 ½” by 4” and containing 113 tips on how to behave in society, True Politeness for Ladies (or, as its title page reads, True Politeness; or the Book of Etiquette [for] Ladies does not… Read more »

Book Club Meeting!

Over on NineteenTeen, the teen history blog I co-host with Regina Scott, we’ll be holding the first meeting of the Young Bluestockings Book Club tomorrow, February 16. We’ll be discussing Patricia C. Wrede’s Mairelon the Magician, so if you’ve read this book (or have been thinking about it), please come over and join the discussion!

Going to be anywhere near Middletown, RI?

Because on Saturday, January 30 I will be, and would love to see you! I’ll be at the Middletown, RI Library (700 West Main Road) kicking off their “Meet the Author” series and talking about books and writing. It’s at 3 pm, so if you’re around, please come say hello! *** January has been less… Read more »