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August in the Reader's Den: Maisie Dobbs, Week 2 by Lois Moore - Welcome to week two of the Maisie Dobbs book discussion. Have you introduced yourself to Maisie yet? She is a singular character — somewhat aloof — but I think that is because she is shy. The process of moving from in-between maid to Cambridge student meant she was constantly going between two worlds without fitting into either one. Gender and class issues were involved.

August in the Reader's Den: Maisie Dobbs, Week 2

'Maisie Dobbs' by Jacqueline Winspear: Private detective Maisie Dobbs must investigate the reappearance of a dead man who turns up at a cooperative farm called the Retreat that caters to men who are recovering their health after World War I.

Thorin, BOTFA

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Gladys Taber lived at Stillmeadow..a 17th century farmhouse in Connecticut.... Taber enjoyed the outdoors, her pets, writing, home crafts & cooking. She kept cocker spaniels, Irish setters, and Siamese, Abbysinian and Manx cats. This amazing woman wrote over fifty books in her life, and lived at Stillmeadow until her death on March 11, 1980. She was a well-known and well-respected author, and her memory lives on at Stillmeadow, the place that inspired so many of her acclaimed books.

Gladys Taber Bibliography

Gladys Taber books the Stillmeadow series for anyone wanting to be transformed back to a simpler time when life was slower. Written in the & My favorite author and book series!

8th Days of Christmas (Maids a Milking): books about servants and the serving class

Cinders and Sapphires (At Somerton by Leila Rasheed: The intertwined lives of the prominent Averley family and the servants of Somerton Court are forever changed when an old secret comes to light

Merida & Elinor

Merida and Queen Elinor - Brave

Marie Bostwick is a best-selling author. She writes a series centered around a quilt shop.

I think I may have a new favorite writer! A High kicking Christmas! Short sweet warm cozy made me cry just perfect!

Middlemarch by George Eliot

MiddleMarch by George Eliot

Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom

The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom: Christopher Healy, Todd Harris

[From:  http://georgenembramlage.hubpages.com/hub/maisie-dobbs]  Five thousand by June Graduate nurses: your country needs you. Red Cross recruitment poster showing a nurse standing, with barracks in background.

Jacqueline Winspear: The Maisie Dobbs Series (A Review)

An enigmatic, but engaging heroine, a great sense of place - post WW I London - and meticulous research add up to a compelling mystery series.

Complete Poems: Collecting the complete verse of the witty, multi-talented Dorothy Parker, this book reveals the blunt, barbed poetry of a poetess whose work was once praised by Edmound Wilson amongst many others!

Complete Poems: Collecting the complete verse of the witty, multi-talented Dorothy Parker, this book reveals the blunt, barbed poetry of a poetess whose work was once praised by Edmound Wilson amongst many others!

Life of Ethel Waters

Heat Wave: The Life and Career of Ethel Waters

An exhaustive biography of the audacious entertainer who shattered racial barriers, wowed audiences, and famously feuded with other African-American show-biz legends.

Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett rapping... this is the best thing I've ever seen.

Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett are rapping. Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett are rapping.

Miss Phryne Fisher Investigates (Phryne Fisher's Murder Mysteries Book 1)

Miss Phryne Fisher Investigates (Phryne Fisher's Murder Mysteries Book

Alexander Pushkin, Kindle, Book Jacket, Book Cover Art

Atticus comforts Scout after she gets does not like her teacher on the first day of school.

Atticus Finch, and Scout, To Kill A Mockingbird, film based on the book by Harper Lee

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Miss Fisher’s Fabulous Frocks Outfit Recap - Season Episode 1 - “Cocaine Blues” Not counting the towel and robe she wears in the turkish bath-house, Phyrne clocks in at 13 outfits in this episode.

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