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 “Another Bad-Dog Book” by Joni B. Cole

I received a digital copy of Another Bad-Dog Book by Joni B. Cole for review. About the Book: Contrary to what the title might lead you to believe, this book isn’t actually about dogs. The dog (he’s very cute, by the way) makes a couple of appearances, but he isn’t the main attraction. Instead, Another […]

Banned Books Week and BAND: Two Lists

Banned Books Week It’s Banned Books Week, the yearly event always sneaks up on me! This year, I failed to intentionally choose a specific banned book with which to celebrate the week in time. Instead, I decided to revisit the lists the ALA has on their website of banned and challenged books and take another […]