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 Austen Reviews

review: Lost in Austen

Lost in Austen: Create Your Own Jane Austen Adventure by Emma Campbell Webster A note beforehand: although released a year…

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 18th Century Children's Books Reviews

review: Mesmerized

Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved the Mystery That Baffled All of France by Mara Rockliff, Illustrated by Iacopo Bruno During…

Posted in 20th Century Reviews

review: The Woman on the Orient Express

The Woman on the Orient Express by Lindsay Jayne Ashford Favorite Quote: “For the train, like life, must go on…

Posted in 20th Century Reviews

review: The Saturday Evening Girls Club

The Saturday Evening Girls Club by Jane Healey Four friends–Caprice, Maria, Ada, and Thea–from Boston’s poverty-stricken North End have been…

Posted in 18th Century American Revolution Reviews Young Adult

review: I Survived: The American Revolution, 1776

I Survived: The American Revolution, 1776 by Lauren Tarshis This is an excellent young adult chapter book covering the Battle…

Posted in 11th Century Reviews

review: Godwine Kingmaker

Godwine Kingmaker: Part One of the Great Saxon Earls by Mercedes Rochelle England, 1016. Godwine, a Saxon and son of…

Posted in Biblical Reviews

review: Obedience

Obedience by V. G. Kilgore The story of Noah’s Ark is an important fixture in Old Testament scripture from the…

Posted in 20th Century Depression Era Reviews

review: Bonnie and Clyde: Resurrection Road

Bonnie and Clyde: Resurrection Road by Hays and McFall What if Bonnie and Clyde didn’t meet their end in 1934…

Posted in 18th Century French Revolution Reviews

review: The Royal Dollmaker

The Queen’s Dollmaker by Christine Trent Claudette Laurent, daughter of a prestigious dollmaker in Paris, loses everything to a devastating…

Posted in 12th Century Reviews

review: The Lion of Justice

The Lion of Justice by Jean Plaidy This is the story of Henry I of England, The Lion of Justice,…