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Telynor's Library, and then some

A woman of a certain age who has three cats underfoot, and has the dream of filling her passport with stamps. Books, classical music, tea, cats, movies, art, fancy needlework,  and anything else I can think of.

_The Emancipator's Wife:_ A slightly different direction from Barbara Hambly, and it works very well.

The Emancipator's Wife - Barbara Hambly With this novel, I found all of my preconceived notions about Abraham and Mary Lincoln turned squarely on their heads and forcing me into thinking about them in a very different way. Once again Barbara Hambly is able to recreate a world that we think we know, and instead one that we really don't. Along the way, there are plenty of controversies about slavery, racism, the Civil War, women's rights, and mental illness. I found Mary's story is a tragic one and one that I found very absorbing all the way to the end. Very well researched and written. Four stars overall and a recommendation. For the longer review, please go here: http://www.bubblews.com/news/3672931-the-emancipator039s-wife-a-slightly-different-direction-from-barbara-hambly-and-it-works-very-well