The year so far…

Back on the blog. It’s been ages. That’s because I have been out been doing amazing and incredible and wondrous deeds like walking the dogs, cooking dinner and making sure my kid brushes his teeth.  My life is glamorous.  Truly.  Now if my hair will just stop falling out and I loose the over 40 bulge then it’s all good.  Except for those stray eyebrows that grow on my chin.  Of course, if all this stuff doesn’t get straightened out… well… that’s why we now have photoshop–which I think is way better than botox because you don’t have to inject yourself with anything.  Or do sit ups.  Or have strangers in lab coats point at you with lasers.

Come to think of it, can I just photoshop my house instead of cleaning it?

Alright. Alright. Enough about that. Nobody wants to hear about my health angst issues.

Soooooo… on the positive side of life I’m steady at work on my next medieval book–tentatively labeled The Heretic’s Daughter–and I’ve got a few other creative projects on my plate. Also, I’m reading 100 books this year. 80% finished with that.

I have eclectic reading tastes but here is the list of medieval history themed books I’ve read:

My Champion by Glynnis Campbell
Untamed by Elizabeth Lowell
Forbidden by Elizabeth Lowell
The Book of the Maidservant by Rebecca Barnhouse
World Without End by Ken Follett
John Calvin and his passion for the majesty of God by John Piper
Martin Luther in his own words
Wisdom of the Jewish Sages, a modern reading of pirke avot by Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro
John Calvin A Pilgrim’s Life by Herman J. Selderhuis
A World Lit Only by Fire by William Raymond Manchester
A Distant Mirror The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara W. Tuchman
A Medieval Home Companion, Housekeeping in the 14th Century by Tania Bayard
The Other Side of Calvinism by Laurence M. Vance
Forbidden by Sophia Johnson
The History of Witchcraft by Lois Martin
Medieval People by Eileen Power

Good books.  Looking forward to reading more.

About Jessica Trapp

When I become Evil Queen of the Galaxy, exercise will be fun, afternoon naps will be mandatory, and laundry will be illegal. In the meantime I write medieval novels with alpha heros and defiant heroines. I love romance, castles and books.
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