Book Review: Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey by the Countess of Carnarvon

Tweet England’s Highclere Castle has become widely known as the setting for the Downton Abbey series on PBS, with opening credits of each episode and interior scenes focusing on the grandeur of the historic seat of the Earl of Carnarvon. … Continue reading

Book Review: In Disguise! by Ryan Ann Hunter

Tweet Throughout history women have played a crucial role in conflicts and wars as spies. Women experienced just as much danger as men, and sometimes they were able to flush out secrets even better than men could, because they were … Continue reading

Book Review: Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden

Tweet Shin Dong-hyuk is the only person known to escape from a political prison camp in North Korea after having been born and raised there. His story as told by Blaine Harden in Escape from Camp 14: One Man’s Remarkable … Continue reading

Book Review: Baby’s in Black: Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart Sutcliffe, and The Beatles in Hamburg by Arne Bellstorf

Tweet Before the Beatles became the sensation they are known as today, they were playing in dingy bars in Germany, trying to get by on cheap food and free places to stay. The people they met there, including photographer Astrid … Continue reading

Book Review: Strange But True, America by John Hafnor

Tweet Did you know that sometime around 1914 a 4-year-old girl living in Idaho was mailed to her grandma’s house to save train fare? Or that camels once roamed the deserts of Arizona? What about the atom bomb that was … Continue reading

Book Review: Women Making America by Heidi Hemming and Julie Hemming Savage

Tweet I’ve been reading a book called Women Making America by Heidi Hemming and Julie Hemming Savage and I think many of you would find it both interesting and useful. First, it’s a great resource for finding information and ideas … Continue reading

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