I just reviewed Song of the Vikings, by Nancy Marie Brown. (READ MORE).
This engaging biography describes the life of Snorri Sturluson, a powerful 12th-century Icelandic chieftain and the author of the poetic Edda - one of…Continue
Added by Rachel Bradford on April 20, 2013 at 8:47am — No Comments
I just reviewed Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, by Manning Marable. (READ MORE).
In Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, Manning Marable set out to honestly portray a man and to humanize an icon. Marable…Continue
Added by Rachel Bradford on March 25, 2013 at 7:47pm — No Comments
To celebrate children’s authors and illustrators of color, during the twenty-eight days of Black History Month we’ll profile a different artist. Vanguard artists are those who have paved the way for newer authors and illustrators, all others are considered “under the radar.”
You may be surprised to see an author you know defined as “under the radar,” but…Continue
Added by Kristi Bernard on February 5, 2013 at 11:56am — No Comments
Victoria & Abdul is a wonderful account of Queen Victoria of England with one of her closest confidante's Abdul Karim.
The author Shrabani Basu has obviously researched the topic, in depth and her work has paid off. This book is quite capturing and gives a wonderful look into the personality of Queen Victoria, as well as,…Continue
Added by Simrit Singh on June 20, 2012 at 2:18am — No Comments
This novella was sparked by an idea after researching my own family lines that cast a light on race relations in the antebellum south that was very different…Continue
Added by Teicha Hill Mailhes on June 18, 2012 at 11:15pm — No Comments
Following on from my previous post regarding the Hornby Castle, I have found that it is so-called because it was built in the "Village of Hornby" and not owned by anyone named Hornby.
However, I have found that the family of HORNBY, originally DE HORNEBY or DE HORNEBIE, traces is origins from the neighbourhood of HORNBY-IN-LONSDALE, North Lancashire.
It seems there were several families who resided in the area who used the name of…
Added by Jeanette Hornby on May 22, 2012 at 9:55am — No Comments
I'm pleased to announce that Fips, Bots, Doggeries, and More: Explorations of Henry Rogers' 1838 Journal of Travel from Southwestern Ohio to New York City (published by McDonald & Woodward) is officially done!!
This book has been in the works since 1838, when my great-great-great grandfather, Henry Rogers, took a horse and wagon trip from Mount Pleasant, Ohio to New York…Continue
Added by Tracy Lawson on May 10, 2012 at 11:20am — No Comments
Read my latest book review of Greetings from Sarasota, Florida by Donald D. Spencer, a @SchifferBooks publication, on my web blog http://artbookreviewblogger.blogspot.com
Read my latest book review of a @GMOA publication, Neighboring Voices, posted at my web blog …
Added by C. A. Lajos on May 5, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The Knights Templar and Church Pedophiles in Medieval Europe.
In The Templars, Two Kings and a Pope, an incident at the beginning of the novel involves a monk, Jules, who is after some peasant children. Jules is of noble birth, a typical second-son who joined the church with the full expectation of continuing his worldly habits, which in his case involved young children.
A number of reviewers have called me…Continue
Added by Grigor Fedan on March 13, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments
Added by Mocha Girls Read on January 9, 2012 at 12:11pm — No Comments
I have posted my book review of Joseph Minardi's Historic Architecture in West Philadelphia, 1789-1930s on my weblog, The Art History, Architecture, Decorative Arts, Museum, and Visual Studies Book Review Blog, located at http://artbookreviewblogger.blogspot.com…Continue
Added by C. A. Lajos on November 26, 2011 at 5:18pm — No Comments
Added by C. A. Lajos on November 6, 2011 at 8:13am — No Comments
Reviewed by: S. Marin Vernon, Pacific Book Review
The Black Nightingale is Mary Seacole, a true heroine of the Crimean War and British History. Author Julia Buss has captured her remarkable spirit, her determination, and her amazing courage in the face of adversity that threatened to keep her from her life’s mission; that of saving lives. This story walked me right…Continue
Added by Nicole Sorkin on October 4, 2011 at 1:28pm — No Comments
Added by C. A. Lajos on August 21, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
The 23 June 1911 Miami Metropolis, reported Thomas Edison’s “predictions of an amazing nature,” including books “so light to hold that the reader can enjoy a small library in a single volume”. His life story is FREE for the month of June in audio or eBook format at www.amazingpeopleclub.com when you JOIN THE CLUB by registering your email.
Gutenberg invented the printing press – we have travelled back in time to get his take…Continue
Added by Marion Andersson on June 23, 2011 at 1:54am — No Comments
CELEBRATE ALL THAT IS AMERICAN.....
with The Amazing People Club®
Father’s Day/Founding Fathers
4th July/Independence Day…Continue
Added by Cyndi Beane Henry on April 17, 2011 at 5:12pm — No Comments
Added by C. A. Lajos on February 26, 2011 at 8:46pm — No Comments
I love great books and this is one of them! Enjoy! Christina
Romance, Mystery, and Intrigue - Das Medallion Has It All
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Lauren_S._Smith]Lauren S. Smith
Sometimes a new author emerges onto the writing scene with a first book that has the makings of becoming a bestseller right off the bat. With Das Medallion:…Continue
Added by Christina Marsh on September 10, 2010 at 11:48pm — No Comments