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Beth Bartlett
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Freelance writer, humorist, pop culture geek
Freelance writer, humorist, pop culture geek

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Review: Fly Me to the Moon: Volume One
I have discovered a new genre in romance: historical stories
with science, contemporary attitudes and consent, and I am here for it. The three-novel Fly Me to the Moon set by Emma Barry and
Genevieve Turner combines my favorite things by setting the novels ...
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Book Nerds Use Science to Decipher Ancient, Destroyed Scrolls
Every book nerd is still upset about the Library of Alexandria. But the library of Herculaneum might not be as lost as we thought. Mount Vesuvius did a number on the 1800 scrolls in 79 CE, and the library was buried under 80 feet of ash which hardened into ...
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New Book Store Planned for Southwest Missouri
Southwest Missouri will have a new bookstore to enjoy later this year, thanks to Jennifer Murvin and Kory Cooper, who recently purchased a historic home in Springfield and are converting that space into Pagination Bookshop. The home already boasts built-in ...
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Review: My Lady's Choosing
If you’ve ever read a romance novel and suddenly
screamed “Why would she DO that?” you need My Lady’s Choosing , by Kitty Curran
and Larissa Zageris.   This interactive
Regency romance is a wonderful Valentine to the genre, paired with a wicked
wink and a t...
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#DollarReads Review: Farewell, Dorothy Parker
It’s rare to find a signed book for a dollar in a discount
book bin, but even more so when that book turns out to be a great read. Author
Ellen Meister had me at the title, and she continued her hold with a literary
ride that was sweet, saucy and so much fu...
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Review: Short Bus Hero
If this year has you stressed out and you want to escape into a novel where redemption and love triumph, set aside a few hours and sit down with ‘Short Bus Hero’ by Shannon Giglio. It’s a heartfelt yet unflinching story about Ally Forman, a young adult with...
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KFC's Regency romance is gloriously cheesy
Kentucky Fried Chicken has released their own Regency romance novella for Mother’s Day, because it’s 2017 and nothing makes sense anymore. Tender Wings of Desire centers on young Lady Madeline Parker, who chickens out of her betrothal to the hunky yet borin...
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4 Books to Wrap Up Women's History Month
You’re a busy person and March is almost over. How many books about women did you squeeze in? If the answer distresses your inner book nerd, don’t worry. Here are four great books packed with history, stories and projects that will inspire you long after th...
4 Books to Wrap Up Women's History Month
4 Books to Wrap Up Women's History Month
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Need something to laugh at for the holidays? I have a new post up at The Huffington Post! Humor with a bit of history mixed in. :)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/584614b0e4b0e0184289f054?timestamp=1480989743588
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Literary Masters Write Complaint Letters
Let’s face it: life can be irritating, even if you’re deep, thoughtful and just finished writing a masterpiece in spite of your downstairs neighbor’s stereo.  In this golden age of complaining, what would classic authors tackle next after “The End?” Jane Au...
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