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HistoricallyObsessed
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Hello Everyone!

Post by HistoricallyObsessed » Tue August 4th, 2009, 7:58 am

Just joined and I am still getting a feel for around here. I really like what I have seen so far. I am really excited to meet other people who like the things I like.

My nickname is Lizzy I started my blog in March of this year because I began obsessively read historical fiction novels. I really wanted to be able to share what I thought about my readings. I got tired of my husband acting like he was listening to me, but hey at least he tries.

I tend to keep my book reviews within England and France but will throw in a few random books that are appealing. I defiantly do not have a certain time period. I like to write about "Today in History" and feature a piece of art every Sunday on "Sunday's Art". I am also an artist and I have been posting my art work on my blog lately, Lettice Knolly's, Joan of Kent, and Nefertiti.

If you want to come and check me out here is my blog it has everything my list of reviews, favorite books, upcoming releases, & my first contest will be coming up in September Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran.
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sweetpotatoboy
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Location: London, UK

Post by sweetpotatoboy » Tue August 4th, 2009, 10:00 am

Welcome! You're definitely in the right place. Cool blog.

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Amanda
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Location: Sydney, Australia

Post by Amanda » Tue August 4th, 2009, 10:27 am

Welcome home historicallyobsessed!

I'm sure you going to love it here!

ETA: Just checked out your blog....and its great! Bookmarked and will be sure to visit often.
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Divia
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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Post by Divia » Tue August 4th, 2009, 10:40 am

Welcome aboard. Post early and often. no reason to be shy here. :)
News, views, and reviews on books and graphic novels for young adult.
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Vanessa
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Joined: August 2008
Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Tue August 4th, 2009, 11:01 am

Hi Lizzy

Hello and welcome - hope you enjoy it here!
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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diamondlil
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Post by diamondlil » Tue August 4th, 2009, 12:30 pm

Hi Lizzy. I already read your blog, and I am glad to see that you have found your way here.
My Blog - Reading Adventures

All things Historical Fiction - Historical Tapestry


There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

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EC2
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Post by EC2 » Tue August 4th, 2009, 12:36 pm

Welome Lizzy, you've definitely joined the right forum for your obession!
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

www.elizabethchadwick.com

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boswellbaxter
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Post by boswellbaxter » Tue August 4th, 2009, 12:42 pm

Welcome! Please post a link to your blog (you can put it in your signature here if you like)--it sounds great!
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/
http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/blog/

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Misfit
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Post by Misfit » Tue August 4th, 2009, 2:06 pm

Hi Lizzy, glad you found us. This is definitely the place to be to talk historical fiction.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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michellemoran
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Post by michellemoran » Tue August 4th, 2009, 2:08 pm

Welcome, Lizzy! So nice to see you here!
Visit MichelleMoran.com
Check out Michelle's blog History Buff at michellemoran.blogspot.com

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