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     Hello, and welcome to my blog!

      Most of history is told from a male's perspective. My intent of this blog is to show history from a different perspective, a woman's. These books that I am going to review are about women in historical eras. These are both nonfiction and fiction and can fit into any genre: historical, YA, mystery, fantasy, etc.


     It took me a week to create this blog. I would like to thank my parents for helping me and for their encouragement.


     I would also like to thank my friend and computer wiz, Allen, for putting this blog up on the website. Without his help, this blog would most likely not be up right now for I do not understand computer software. I greatly appreciate his availability and kindness to help me.


     Last, but not least, I would like to thank those who visited my website. So enjoy my blog! I'll be updating consistently! :)


Comments

  1. I absolutely adore your blog and the idea behind it! There are several women in my life who are about to get a WHOLE lot of book recommendations. :-)

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  2. Thanks! I greatly appreciate it!

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  3. Love this blog, thank you for directing me to it! I love the setup and find it to be very educational. I will have to give a couple of theses books a read.

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  4. Thank you. I'm glad that you like it!

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  5. Hello. My name is Cheryl Potts and I write historical fiction (yet to be published). As part of my platform, I am working on a blog, basically about my process and how it ties in with the research I need to do. Going to blogs about history, HF, and the craft of writing take up a lot of my time. I love your blog and would like to cite it. Not simply list it, but why I like it. Do not know if you need to know this, or if this is just a heads-up.

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