Monthly Archives: June 2011

Butterfly Takes Command

To me, the only collectible literary find more exciting than a late 1920s first edition romance in dust jacket is a young adult career novel featuring a librarian protagonist. Looking for a vintage librarian in fiction novel has proven exceedingly … Continue reading

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Six Days

I have decided:  a literary blog that aims to celebrate 1920s and early 1930s romance novels simply must cover Elinor Glyn.  To neglect Elinor Glyn would be criminal.  I plan to remedy this blog’s lack of Glyn with Six Days, … Continue reading

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A Rebellious Heroine

In my last post, I mentioned that Playgirls in Love was the first book on my to-read list of the summer.  Well, A Rebellious Heroine by John Kendrick Bangs actually came before that.  In fact, I read it back in … Continue reading

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