” ‘And what are you reading, Miss–?’ ‘Oh! it is only a novel!” replies the young lady, while she lays down her book with affected indifference, or momentary shame.
‘It is only (a novel); a work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language.’ “
Welcome to my website, where I hope you’ll be inspired to love history as I do. The posts and book reviews displayed here are a catalog of sources I’m using to write an inventory of books in the historical fiction and romance genres for future publication.