Book Review: “Miss Sherlock Holmes” by Brad Ricca

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City’s Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation by Brad Ricca (2017) Genre: Nonfiction, History, Crime, Mystery Page Length: 432 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Mrs. Sherlock Holmes tells the true story of Grace Humiston, the detective and lawyer who turned her […]

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Book Review: “Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners” by Therese O’ Neal

Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners by Therese O’ Neal (2016) Genre: Non-fiction, History, Humor Page Length: 307 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Have you ever wished you could live in an earlier, more romantic era? Ladies, welcome to the 19th century, where there’s arsenic in your face cream, a pot of cold pee sits […]

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Book Review: “Rad Women Worldwide” by Kate Schatz & Miriam Klein Stahl

“Rad Women Worldwide” by Kate Schatz (writer), Miriam Klein Stahl (artist) (2016) Genre: Nonfiction, History, Biography, Feminism Page Length: 112 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: In Rad Women Worldwide, writer Kate Schatz and artist Miriam Klein Stahl tell fresh, engaging, and inspiring tales of perseverance and radical success by pairing well researched and riveting biographies with powerful and […]

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Book Review: “Street of Eternal Happiness” by Rob Schmitz

“The Street of Eternal Happiness” by Rob Schmitz Release Date: May 11, 2016 Genre: Non-fiction, History, Culture Page Length: 336 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Modern Shanghai: a global city in the midst of a renaissance, where dreamers arrive each day to partake in a mad torrent of capital, ideas, and opportunity. Marketplace’s Rob Schmitz is one […]

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Book Review: “Without You, There Is No Us” by Suki Kim

FTC Disclosure: I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review. “Without You, There Is No Us” by Suki Kim (2014) Genre: Memoir, History, Non-Fiction Page Length: 304 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without […]

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Book Review: “Anil’s Ghost”- Michael Ondaajte

“Anil’s Ghost”- Michael Ondaatje (2001) Genre: Fiction, History, Human Rights Book Length: Kindle Edition Synopsis: Anil’s Ghost transports us to Sri Lanka, a country steeped in centuries of tradition, now forced into the late twentieth century by the ravages of civil war. Into this maelstrom steps Anil Tissera, a young woman born in Sri Lanka, […]

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