Masterpiece Miniseries: Mrs. Wilson

Tweet Mrs. Wilson, a Masterpiece miniseries drama presented on PBS starting Sunday, March 31, 2019, tells the story of Alison Wilson and her husband, spy-novelist Alexander Wilson. When Alec dies suddenly, Alison is shocked when another woman shows up on … Continue reading

Book Review: Survivor Diaries: Lost! by Terry Lynn Johnson

Tweet What would you do if you were lost in a rainforest and needed to find your way back to safety? That’s the scenario presented in Lost!, a title in the Survivor Diaries series. Drawing on true stories of people … Continue reading

Book Review: Fly Girls by P. O’Connell Pearson

Tweet During World War II, people all over the U.S. were asked to pitch in to help the war effort. For women especially, this meant they got to do jobs they would not have been otherwise allowed to do. One … Continue reading

Book Review: Brazen by Pénélope Bagieu

Tweet Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World puts the spotlight on 29 women (or groups of women) from different times in history who pushed the boundaries for what women could do. In ancient Greece, Agnodice became a gynecologist at … Continue reading

Book Review: Eruptions and Explosions by Judy Dodge Cummings

Tweet Eruptions are a part of nature, while explosions often result from man-made mistakes. Judy Dodge Cummings highlights five outbursts that had major impact on the world in Eruptions and Explosions: Real Tales of Violent Outbursts, a title in the … Continue reading

Book Review: Tomb Raiders by Judy Dodge Cummings

Tweet Did you know that in the 1870s kidnappers planned to steal Abraham Lincoln’s body and hold it for ransom? Or that the people of New York rioted in 1778 to protest the practice of doctors stealing bodies from graves … Continue reading

Book Review: The Civil War by Judy Dodge Cummings

Tweet More than 150 years after it’s conclusion, the American Civil War provides an ongoing topic of discussion and dissention. Was it begun over slavery? Were state’s rights the biggest issue? Were the military tactics that targeted civilians justified? Judy … Continue reading

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