Daily Archives: February 6, 2013

Etiquette & Espionage – Gail Carriger

The first book of what I hope will be a successful series is set in an odd world of vampires, werewolves, spies and dirigibles to make for a fun steampunk adventure.  Sophronia’s natural inquisitiveness keeps her in bad graces with … Continue reading

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The Lady and her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley’s Masterpiece – Roseanne Montillo

The night of August 30, 1797, was stormy, with a dramatic display of thunder and lightning.  It is fitting, then, that this night also saw the birth of Mary Godwin, for Mary Godwin Shelley led a stormy and unconventional life.   … Continue reading

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