Author : Marissa Doyle

Marissa Doyle graduated from Bryn Mawr College and went on to graduate school intending to be an archaeologist, but somehow got distracted. Eventually she figured out what she was really supposed to be doing and started writing. She’s channeled her inner history geekiness into a successful young adult historical fantasy series, and is now also happily writing contemporary romantic fantasy. She lives in her native Massachusetts with her family, including a pair of bossy but adorable pet rabbits, and loves quilting, gardening, and collecting antiques. Oh, and coffee.

Hey! Where’d Everyone Go?

Some time around late July every year, a very odd thing would happen in 19th century London: anyone who was anyone (if you know what

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1917: Wartime Recipes

This year marks the 105th anniversary of the US’s entry into World War I…a topic which I happened to do a lot of research on

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Baking, 1917 Style

This year marks the 105th anniversary of the US’s entry into World War I…a topic which I happened to do a lot of research on

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Heaven, Regency Style

Since The Ladies of Almack’s stories are now coming out, I thought it behooved me to talk a bit about just what Almack’s was. And

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1917: Knitting Their Bit

This year marks the 105th anniversary of the US’s entry into World War I…a topic which I happened to do a lot of research on

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1917: Doing Their Bit

This month marks the 105th anniversary of the US’s entry into World War I…a topic which I happened to do a lot of research on

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Sundry Miseries

This is a brief article from the April 3, 1824 edition of The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, which was sort of the Reader’s

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Corporal Violet

Violets. Aren’t they pretty? Such a charming picture to print—or rather, re-print in Ackermann’s Repository. The original image was a hugely popular one around France

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