Baking for Bookworms: English Muffins from Tasha Alexander’s And Only to Deceive

Tasha Alexander's book doesn't include very many mentions of food. It's mostly a part of the general scenery, but it does play one important role, which is to highlight the tension between toeing the line of society's rules and flaunting them. Some of the food is the height of what English society expects while other … Continue reading Baking for Bookworms: English Muffins from Tasha Alexander’s And Only to Deceive

Women Writers Reading Challenge #42: And Only to Deceive by Tasha Alexander

This historical fiction was highly enjoyable, filled with interesting characters and not a little intrigue. As Tasha Alexander comments at the back of the book, Lady Emily enjoys an interesting place in society. As a widow, she's as free from outside influence as she could possibly be. Since she hardly knew her husband, she doesn't … Continue reading Women Writers Reading Challenge #42: And Only to Deceive by Tasha Alexander