Posted in 18th Century America American Revolution First Line Friday

First Line Friday: 3/10/17

“The mansion on the hill shone like a lighthouse.” ALEX & Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz “1777. Albany, New…

Posted in 19th Century 20th Century America Book Buys Europe WWII

New Year, New Books!

To kick off 2017, I ordered myself 4 books that have been on my my wishlist. This year I plan…

Posted in 20th Century America Audiobooks Depression Era

Audiobook Pick: A Wilder Rose

A Wilder Rose by Susan Wittig Albert Audiobook narrated by Mary Robinette Kowal book description: “The Little House books, which…

Posted in America Depression Era Non-Fiction Reviews

review: Country Folklore 1920’s & 1930’s

Country Folklore 1920’s & 1930’s …and That’s the Way It Was by Louise K. Nelson This gem of a book…

Posted in 19th Century America Civil War Reviews

review: Mercer Girls

Mercer Girls by Libbie Hawker In 1864, founder of the University of Washington, Asa Mercer, left the Territory in search…

Posted in 19th Century 20th Century America Southern Fiction

Southern Historical Novels by Steven D. Ayres

Fallow Are the Fields This is an American Civil War novel, about young Steven Jett, his four older brothers, sister,…

Posted in 19th Century America Civil War Reviews

review: Lincoln and His Boys

Lincoln and His Boys by Rosemary Wells illustrated by P. J. Lynch This children’s chapter book, aimed at ages 8…

Posted in 20th Century America Reviews Southern Fiction

review: Page from a Tennessee Journal

Page from a Tennessee Journal by Francine Thomas Howard Tennessee, 1913. Annalaura Wells is struggling to feed her four children…

Posted in 19th Century America Reviews Wild West

review: Gone West

Gone West Book Two of the Doc Holliday Trilogy by Victoria Wilcox The second in Wilcox’s Doc Holliday trilogy, this…

Posted in 19th Century America Reviews

review: To See Your Face Again

To See Your Face Again 2nd in the Savannah Quartet by Eugenia Price In this second installment of the Savannah…

Posted in 19th Century America Reviews

review: Savannah

Savannah by Eugenia Price Beginning a sweeping four book saga, Savannah introduces Mark Browning as a surprising protagonist–young, educated, privileged,…

Posted in 19th Century America Reviews

review: Work of Art

Work of Art: Love and Murder in 19th Century New York by Ginger Myrick Del Ryan is a young Irish…