Posted in New Books Non-Fiction

1,000 Books to Read Before You Die

There’s a feature in the November 2018 issue of Book Page, Choose Your Words Wisely, in which the author of…

Posted in Biography Georgia Local History Non-Fiction Reviews

review: Martha Berry: A Woman of Courageous Spirit and Bold Dreams

Martha Berry: A Woman of Courageous Spirit and Bold Dreams by Joyce Blackburn This young adult biography was first published…

Posted in 20th Century Children's Books Non-Fiction Reviews

review: The Secret Kingdom

The Secret Kingdom: Nek Chand, a Changing India, and a Hidden World of Art by Barb Rosenstock, Illustrated by Claire…

Posted in 19th Century 20th Century Gilded Age Non-Fiction

Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners

This one is non-fiction, but caught my eye today. Looks like an interesting biography…her life would make an intriguing novel!…

Posted in America American Revolution Non-Fiction Reviews

review: Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America

Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America by Teri Kanefield Alexander Hamilton is much in the news lately, particularly with the…

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 20th Century Non-Fiction WWII

review: Courage & Defiance

Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in WWII Denmark by Deborah Hopkinson “Only a drop in the…

Posted in Author Interview Non-Fiction

author interview: Leslie Carroll on Notorious Royal Marriages

1. There are more than 50 books and 20 articles cited as sources for Notorious Royal Marriages. The research involved…

Posted in Articles Author Guest Post Non-Fiction

guest post: Leslie Carroll on Royal Pains

I’m pleased to welcome Leslie Carroll with an article related to her non-fiction book, Royal Pains: A Rogues’ Gallery of…

Posted in Non-Fiction Regency Reviews

review: Georgette Heyer’s Regency World

Georgette Heyer’s Regency World by Jennifer Kloester Whether you’ve read Georgette Heyer or not–or even if you don’t plan to–this…

Posted in 16th Century Non-Fiction Reviews Tudor

review: Elizabeth: The Virgin Queen and the Men Who Loved Her

Elizabeth: The Virgin Queen and the Men Who Loved Her by Robert Stephen Parry A unique mixture of fact and…

Posted in Non-Fiction Reviews

review, part I: Inglorious Royal Marriages

I’ve decided to break this into parts, since it’s a hefty book and I’d like to give an extensive review….