Review: Pirate Queens by Leigh Lewis

This wow-worthy book proves that women have been making their mark in all aspects of history--even the high seas!Meet Ching Shih, a Chinese pirate who presided over a fleet of 80,000 men (by contrast, Blackbeard had some 300). Get the scoop on Anne Bonny who famously ran away from an arranged marriage to don trousers… Continue reading Review: Pirate Queens by Leigh Lewis

Blog Tour (Spotlight): Pirate Queens by Leigh Lewis

Welcome to the Pirate Queens Blog Tour! To celebrate Women's History Month and the release of Pirate Queens by by Leigh Lewis and illustrated by Sara Gómez Woolley on January 11th, 5 sites will be featuring exclusive guest posts from Leigh and Sara plus 5 chances to win a Pirate Queens prize pack! Two Truths… Continue reading Blog Tour (Spotlight): Pirate Queens by Leigh Lewis

2022 TBR, Book 1 (Review): Troublemaker by Leah Remini

The outspoken actress, talk show host, and reality television star offers up a no-holds-barred memoir, including an eye-opening insider account of her tumultuous and heart-wrenching thirty-year-plus association with the Church of Scientology. Leah Remini has never been the type to hold her tongue. That willingness to speak her mind, stand her ground, and rattle the… Continue reading 2022 TBR, Book 1 (Review): Troublemaker by Leah Remini

Nerd Blast: Unforgotten by Anita Silvey

Publisher ‏ : ‎National Geographic Kids (June 29, 2021) Language ‏ : ‎ English Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 96 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1426371853 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1426371851 Praise for UNFORGOTTEN Silvey deals honestly with Fossey’s internal battles, including alcohol reliance and emotional trauma, and her murder in 1985, but largely elides the… Continue reading Nerd Blast: Unforgotten by Anita Silvey

NERD BLAST: One Step Further by NASA Computer Katherine Johnson with Jaylette Hylick and Katherine Moore

Publisher : National Geographic Kids (January 5, 2021) Language : English Hardcover : 48 pages ISBN-10 : 1426371934 ISBN-13 : 978-1426371936 Praise for ONE STEP FURTHER Engaging, collage-style art augments the text, with speech bubbles, archival family photographs, and Barlow’s child-friendly illustrations. Concurrently accessible and intimate, this book will both inform readers and inspire them… Continue reading NERD BLAST: One Step Further by NASA Computer Katherine Johnson with Jaylette Hylick and Katherine Moore

Book Tour (EXCERPT): The Sargeant’s Daughter by Teressa Shelton

Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: She Writes Press (August 11, 2020) Language: English ISBN-10: 1631527215 ISBN-13: 978-1631527210 Praise for THE SERGEANT'S DAUGHTER “Shelton hails from an extremely dysfunctional family, but, miraculously, she survives intact. People in seemingly hopeless situations may take solace.” ―Booklist As a little girl, Teressa’s father dotes on her and little sister, Karen,… Continue reading Book Tour (EXCERPT): The Sargeant’s Daughter by Teressa Shelton

Book #85: Serial Killers: Rage and Horror 2 by Jack Rosewood and Rebecca Lo

Are you born a killer or are you shaped into one?  How does one escape from his cell to start a 20+ victim killing spree?  How incredibly evil must one be to murder over 24 children in less than two years?  These are questions we will dig deep into as we investigate eight serial killers… Continue reading Book #85: Serial Killers: Rage and Horror 2 by Jack Rosewood and Rebecca Lo

Book #121: The Essential Handbook of Victorian Etiquette by Thomas E. Hill

Essential for understanding Victorian way of life, this is a very interesting book on the code of manners of Victorian behavior. This book is about life in the Victorian World when the British Empire never slept or the sun never set on it. America in the Victorian World was still a colony and indeed wanting… Continue reading Book #121: The Essential Handbook of Victorian Etiquette by Thomas E. Hill

Book #23: Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff

The Wisdom of Pooh. Is there such thing as a Western Taoist? Benjamin Hoff says there is, and this Taoist's favorite food is honey. Through brilliant and witty dialogue with the beloved Pooh-bear and his companions, the author of this smash bestseller explains with ease and aplomb that rather than being a distant and mysterious… Continue reading Book #23: Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff

Book #78: The Demonologist by Gerald Brittle

If you think ghosts are only responsible for hauntings, think again. The Demonologist reveals the grave religious process behind supernatural events and how it can happen to you. Used as a text in seminaries and classrooms, this is one book you can't put down. Illustrated with photos of phenomena in progress from the Warrens' private… Continue reading Book #78: The Demonologist by Gerald Brittle