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Cover Love

Sometimes, I scroll through all the books I’ve read over the past year just for the pleasure of looking at the colors. Most recently, I seem to have a rash of green covers. However, you can see a gray-blue connecting the ones before that. Last month I read a lot of pink books. There are also some nice reds and oranges. This is just a taste of some of my books this year, but isn’t it fun? Try scrolling through fast and just appreciate the colors. 

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Tuesday Teaser #TuesdayBookBlog

Tuesday teaser is a weekly bookish meme hosted by http://www.booksandabeat.com

Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

  • Grab your current read.
  • Open to a random page.
  • Share two or three *teaser* sentences from somewhere on that page.
  • Be careful not to include spoilers ~ make sure what you share doesn’t give to much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others.

Share the title and the author too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR list if they like your teasers!

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“For members of the Bluestocking Circle, learning was a virtue, and all virtues were connected. The virtue of learning could not be separated from sexual morals or religious piety. Thus, the men who were part of the group were valued most not as vehicles of sexual seduction and fulfillment or objects of flirtation – as in French salons – but as conveyors of intellectual learning and knowledge.” (88)

 

While not the most intriguing biography I’ve ever read, Fierce Convictions has so far been a fascinating look at Revolutionary era England and the impact of Protestantism on women and education. It definitely makes me want to learn more.