The Ladies Guide to History: Hildegard of Bingen

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Hildegard was a woman who did everything she never was supposed to do and made no apologies for it. She was an abbess, although never officially given the title, composer, prophet, scientist, preacher, author and so many other things. Hildegard came to my attention in music history class when listening to the music of the Medieval Period. Imagine my surprise when a piece of music  played turned out to be beautiful and was written by a woman. This was indeed rare as any other student of music history can attest. Even after a few years this woman still had my interest so I decided to read a biographies about her.  Continue reading

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The Ladies Guide to History: Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley

Romantic Outlaws
Romantic Outlaws relates the stories of a mother and a daughter: Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley. Both were inspiring woman who chose not to let their lives be ruled by the arbitrary rules that society created.

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March TBR

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Here are the books that I hope to get to in the month of March. However, I’m certainly not going to limit myself to these books and some are leftover from February.

Royal Exile by Fiona Mcintosh

Villette by Charlotte Bronte

Hildegard of Bingen by Fiona Maddocks

Candide by Voltaire

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Malice by John Gwynne

Last month I did fairly with my TBR so I’m curious how I will do this month.

What books do you want to get to this month?