Book Review: What Every Girl Should Know by J. Albert Mann

Tweet Many people may recognize the name Margaret Higgins Sanger as the feminist and women’s health activist who established organizations that became Planned Parenthood. But most probably aren’t aware of her early life, her upbringing in a gritty Upstate New … Continue reading

Book Review: Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

Tweet When Ellis Reed snaps a photo of two children sitting next to a sign that says they are for sale, he only knows that the scene tugs at his heart and he wants to capture the moment. When Lillian … Continue reading

Book Review: Uprooted by Lynne Reid Banks

Tweet At the start of World War II, many women and children left England to live with relatives or sponsoring families in Canada and the U.S. The idea was to keep them safe from the bombing and hardship that was … Continue reading

Book Review: The Edge of Lost by Kristina McMorris

Tweet To survive, Shanley Keagan has to put aside his hopes and dreams for a normal life and do what he needs to do to get by. Orphaned at an early age, he is first under the care of a … Continue reading

Book Review: Alchemy’s Daughter by Mary A. Osborne

Tweet Life for women in medieval Italy did not offer many choices, and girls who didn’t conform were looked upon with suspicion. So when seventeen-year-old Santina leaves her comfortable life to live with and learn from the local midwife, some … Continue reading

Book Review: The Revelation of Louisa May by Michaela MacColl

Tweet Add another great historical fiction novel to the growing list from Michaela MacColl focusing on famous women. In The Revelation of Louisa May, MacColl imagines a mystery for Louisa May Alcott to solve, and in the process brings to … Continue reading

Book Review: The Detective’s Assistant by Kate Hannigan

Tweet Eleven-year-old Cornelia Warne is destitute when she shows up on her aunt’s doorway in Chicago one day in 1859. Her parents and siblings have all died, and Aunt Kitty is the only relation she has left in the world. … Continue reading

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