Fierce Femme Friday

Fierce Femme Friday No. 6

Being barred from going to college and then being forced to run for her life from Nazi’s was not enough to keep Lise Meitner from studying radioactivity. Lise graduated from school at the age of 14, however, at the time, Austria didn’t allow women to go to college. So for the next seven years, she… Continue reading Fierce Femme Friday No. 6

Book Reviews

Bookblast: The Fortune Teller

I am so excited to be a part of this book blast. The much anticipated second book by Gwendolyn Womack. The Fortune Teller by Gwendolyn Womack Paperback Publication Date: June 6, 2017 Picador Paperback; 368 Pages ISBN: 9781250099778 Genre: Fiction/Historical/Mystery         FROM THE AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF THE MEMORY PAINTER COMES A SWEEPING AND… Continue reading Bookblast: The Fortune Teller

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Spotlight: The Life and Deaths Of Blanch Nero

The Life and Deaths of Blanche Nero by Ken Brigham   At fifteen, Blanche Nero watches the electrocution of her Italian immigrant father, punishment for the inexplicable brutal murder of his recently acquired friend Old Man Flaherty. She resolves to do something with her life that values humanity over justice, mercy over sacrifice. But she… Continue reading Spotlight: The Life and Deaths Of Blanch Nero

Fierce Femme Friday

Fierce Femme Friday No. 5: Wonder Woman

It’s no secret that I am a Wonder Woman fan. She is strong, beautiful, and complicated. Everything we all aspire to be. So where did she come from? It turns out her history is just as complicated as she is. Wonder Woman was created by Wiliam Moulton Marston in the early 1940s. Marston was a… Continue reading Fierce Femme Friday No. 5: Wonder Woman

Book Reviews

Mystery Novels for Your Summer Reading List

There is something to be said for a hot summer day, a cold drink and a page-turning mystery to keep your mind off the heat. ┬áThese are some of my favorite summertime reads: The Semper Sonnet┬áThis thrilling story takes you on a whirlwind journey through Elizabethan past and present day New York to uncover a… Continue reading Mystery Novels for Your Summer Reading List

Fierce Femme Friday

Fierce Femme Friday No. 4

Today’s Fierce Femme Friday is a special one. I got to interview the lovely Greer Macallister about her new book, Girl in Disguise. A book about a seriously Fierce Femme: Kate Warne, the first ever female detective in the United States.   Kate Warne is a fascinating woman. What drew you to writing about her?… Continue reading Fierce Femme Friday No. 4