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I love to acquire, hoard, stack, shelve, smell, read and share books. I review books. I stare at books. You get it, right?


Currently reading

Beyond Freedom: Disrupting the History of Emancipation (UnCivil Wars Ser.)
Justin Behrend, Professor Richard Newman, Carole Emberton, Kate Masur, Hannah Rosen, Thavolia Glymph, Stephen Berry, Brenda E. Stevenson, Chandra Manning, Susan Eva O'Donovan, Jim Downs, Amy Taylor, James Oakes, Greg Downs, Eric Foner, Eric Foner, David W. Blight
A Tangled Web: Mata Hari: Dancer, Courtesan, Spy
Mary W. Craig
Challenge Participant Professional Reader 100 Book Reviews2016 NetGalley Challenge Frequently Auto-Approved
"A woman must always smell like flowers or fruit. Never like musk," she told me. "A woman must always have clean ears, clean nose, manicure eyebrows, and clean fingernails.

"A clean presentable home is important, but not as important as a clean and presentable body. A woman can spend all day cleaning the house and never once stop to make sure she's fresh and beautiful. Then her man does come home and treat her like sh-t, and she wonderin' why, because the house is clean. Well, she's not clean!"

Miss Claire giving "Lessons in Life" to Jacqueline pg. 211