I was searching for a non-fiction science title and randomly ran across what is a new (to me at least) genre of romance fiction: it looks like Harlequin Romance + Amish Culture = Amiquin Romance? None of these have come out yet and are all written by different authors.

Five book covers that have a bodice ripper feel, but are really clean and wholesome Amish themed romance
Covers of Amish Generations, The Farm Stand, An Amish Picnic, A Beautiful Arrangement, A Long Bridge Home
Spent a few minute to finally set up my website with Brid.gy so that it’s now pulling responses back from Mastodon. It’s so nice to see all the interactions that were once “lost” to me coming back to live with their proper contexts on my website.

For those looking to tinker with their websites as it relates to interacting with Mastodon, the IndieWeb has a reasonable number of potential options in addition to your ability to roll your own.

📖 Read pages i-13 of Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana by Alejandro de la Fuente and Ariela J. Gross.

The introduction lays out where this intends to go pretty well. This comparative look at history should itself make an interesting contrast to some of the Ibram X. Kendi I’ve been reading lately. I’m quite curious to delve into the particular cases and histories they’ll be laying out.

Becoming Free, Becoming Black book cover