Thoughts on “The Devil in the White City” by Erik Larson (Audiobook)

I listened to The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson for my book group. About the Book: In 1893, Chicago hosted an extravagant World’s Fair, nicknamed the White City. A monumental undertaking, the grounds were constructed in under two years, utilizing countless laborers and going so far as to import entire families and […]

Thoughts on “The Women of the Cousins’ War” by Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, & Michael Jones

I received The Women of the Cousins’ War by Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, and Michael Jones from the publisher for review. About the Book: The Women of the Cousins’ War examines the three women behind Philippa Gregory’s Wars of the Roses novels: Jacquetta, the Duchess of Bedford; Elizabeth Woodville, Jacquetta’s daughter and the wife of […]

Thoughts on “The Professor and the Madman” by Simon Winchester (Audiobook)

I’d always meant to read something by Simon Winchester, and The Professor and the Madman was the title of his that most appealed to me. When I needed a new audiobook, I decided to give this one a try. Thankfully, my library had a copy. About the Book: The Professor and the Madman: A Tale […]