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January 20, 2022
I’ve really enjoyed reading Marie Benedict’s stories about forgotten women in history—so I want to review a couple of books by her that I highly recommend.
The Personal Librarian
To expand on my mini review of my favorite book of 2021, the...
February 16, 2021
Over the last few years, authors have created new and atypical stories that make me want to read more about World War II. Here are a few of my favorite stories that show different perspectives of the war—the correspondence between a Japanese boy a...
September 22, 2020
In the first forty pages of Leila Meacham’s Roses, Mary, our story’s matriarch, commits an injustice against her granddaughter, makes a pass at her ex-boyfriend’s grandson, and then dies before she can hide evidence of an illegal act. Many compa...
September 8, 2020
People have always been interested in the lives of royals, and in my opinion no period has more intrigue than Tudor England. It is fascinating to read about Henry the VIII and his wives, and this period’s plethora of “leading ladies,” such as Mary...