About Pamela

  • Named Pamela for my wonderful Aunt Pam, a fellow booklover.
  • Romance reader since 7th grade.  All sorts – from paranormal & urban fantasy to historicals & regencies.  Special fondness for RevWar romance, steampunk, westerns, or any book where the hero wears buckskins.
  • I read other books too.
  • Erstwhile art historian.
  • Love epistolary novels and fascinated by Samuel Richardson’s original Pamela.
  • Also chauffeur for my 5th grade twins, and I have a day job at a local university founded in 1636.
  • Turning 50 this year (!!).
  • Go, Red Sox!


10 thoughts on “About Pamela

  1. Hey Lovely LadyI Surprise!!! I have nominated you for the Liebster Blogger Award. Don’t get too excited now 😉 click here to find out more. http://urbanbookthief.wordpress.com/2013/05/22/i-won-an-awesome-blog-award-shucks-guys/

  2. Miss Bates says:

    Well, well, well, well … WELL! Miss Bates turned 50 this year!

    • pamela1740 says:

      Aha! That is fabulous! Explains the Woodiwiss kinship! Did you read Anya Seton, Jean Plaidy, et al? Let’s hear it for 1963 babies 🙂

      • Miss Bates says:

        Miss Bates didn’t read any of those lovely writerly ladies. Miss Bates lost about 30 years of romance reading to forgettable literary fiction. She never regrets the classics though. When the romance fiction renewal was burgeoning, she spent a whole summer reading JANE EYRE over & over again & watching all the versions of it ever made.
        May the Powers That Be grant you a long & fruitful life … and much blogging success, whenever The Turn (to 50) may be.

  3. Catherine MacGregor says:

    Pamela!!! This is just a hello again after a lamentable silence on my part — I found about about your current fabulousness and this blog from Jessie, and hope you and your gorgeous twins are thriving — sounds as if you are!

    • pamela1740 says:

      Hello!! What a treat to hear from you! Thank you so much for checking out the newbie blog… ! I hope you are well and also thriving and reading many good books. 😉

  4. […] all seriousness, I’m thrilled that Pamela thought of me when she drew up her list of nominees/winners. Not only did I get that nice […]

  5. Catherine MacGregor says:

    Pamela!!! Delighted to read this!!! Can you pmail me? It’s been too long (my fault entirely . . .)

  6. wilcoxr06 says:

    Hi Pamela! I wanted to let you know, I’ve nominated you for the Liebster Award! There’s more about it here: http://rebeccabookreview.wordpress.com/2014/08/26/liebster-award-nomination/

    I’m sorry if you’ve already been nominated, or if you don’t qualify because you have more than 200 followers but I really like your blog and thought you deserved a shout out! Thanks!

    • pamela1740 says:

      Thank you very much! I am honored and so appreciate the shout-out. I hope you are having fun with your blog – it looks great!


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