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"Merry Christmas and happy holidays, y'all! Lots of stuff going down in 2014. As a last look at 2013, here's some tweets (and some slightly-longer-than-tweets) I wrote about our family over the past year. May your own year be as abundant in toddler..." Read more of this blog post »
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Evelina by Fanny Burney
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Quiet as a Nun by Antonia Fraser
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Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Lady Audley's Secret
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Peaches for Father Francis by Joanne Harris
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“Loneliness had taught Harriet that there was always someone who understood - it was just so often that they were dead, and in a book.”
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