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: “Where Am I Now?” by Mara Wilson

“Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame” by Mara Wilson (2016) Genre: Nonfiction, Memoir, Autobiography Page Length: 259 pages (paperback edition) Synopsis: Mara Wilson has always felt a little young and a little out of place: as the only child on a film set full of adults, the first daughter in a house full […]

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Book Review: “You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain” by Phoebe Robinson

“You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have To Explain” by Phoebe Robinson (2016) Genre: Nonfiction, Humor, Essay, Memoir Page Length: 318 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: A hilarious and affecting essay collection about race, gender, and pop culture from celebrated stand-up comedian and WNYC podcaster Phoebe Robinson. Phoebe Robinson is a stand-up comic, […]

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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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