Tag Archives: contemporary

My Experiment with Regency-Era “Shampoo,” a Guest Post from Rebecca H. Jamison

One of my fellow Austen Authors conducted an experiment with the methods of shampooing one’s hair during the Regency era and reported on it during her November post. I hope you enjoy her tongue-in-cheek remarks as much as I did.  … Continue reading

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Carolina Book Fest 2016 ~ Coming October 15

  Book Signing Carolina Book Fest is a book signing taking place in the Queen City of Charlotte, North Carolina on October 15, 2016. The book signing will be held at the Marriott City Center in downtown Charlotte from 10am until 3pm. This is the … Continue reading

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Can an Olfactory Nerve Determine With Whom We Fall in Love? + a Giveaway

Today’s post is based upon this article: Can an Olfactory Nerve Determine With Whom We Fall in Love? By Dr. Laura Berman TODAY.com contributor updated 3/25/2008 Recently, a reader asked about the most unusual research that I used to create a … Continue reading

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Winner of Genie Smith Bernstein’s “Act on the Heart” Giveaway

Congratulations goes out to TaNeshia Jones, who will receive an eBook copy of Genie Smith Bernstein‘s “Act on the Heart.” 

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Celebrate the Release of Genie Smith Bernstein’s “Act on the Heart” + a Giveaway

Today, I welcome another of Black Opal Books’ authors to my blog. A couple of things that caught my attention about Genie Smith Bernstein is that she is a faith-based author, who lives in Athens, Georgia. As I attended school in Athens … Continue reading

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