Fierce Femme Friday

Fierce Femme Friday: Alice Allison Dunnigan

Today’s Fierce Femme Friday is brought to us by Michele Leivas. Many of you know her from our podcast, Wine, Women and Words but what you probably don’t know is that she is a great journalist. **** Russellville is a small town in Logan County, Kentucky. Its population hovers just around 7,000 residents and it… Continue reading Fierce Femme Friday: Alice Allison Dunnigan

Book Reviews

Guest Post: Casanova Was a Feminist

“A beautiful woman has a mind of her own.” –Giacomo Casanova Casanova’s name is synonymous with the pursuit of sex. We may envy and admire him for getting what he wanted, but people hardly think of him as a role model or advanced thinker beyond his, um, organ of pleasure.   Yet Casanova was a… Continue reading Guest Post: Casanova Was a Feminist

Fierce Femme Friday

Fierce Femme Friday: The Shuyler Sisters

Since we got to see the new cover for My dear Hamilton, I thought I would talk about some of my favorite historical sisters; Angelica, Eliza and Peggy. Angelica, the charming social climber of the family she was friends with the likes of Thomas Jefferson  and Benjamin Franklin. In 1777 she met John Baker Church… Continue reading Fierce Femme Friday: The Shuyler Sisters

Book Reviews

Books to Celebrate Sisters

There is no relationship like that between sisters. I’ve composed a list of books that explore all the different aspects of these complicated relationships. Weird Sisters Three daughters of a Shakespeare professor, they are all named after a character from one of the Bard’s plays. However, this where their similarities end but when they find their way to their… Continue reading Books to Celebrate Sisters

Book Reviews

Cover Reveal for My Dear Hamilton

I am so excited to interrupt your regularly scheduled program for the cover reveal of My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie…on wait for it….Eliza Hamilton’s Birthday. (insert squee here) Isn’t that just take your breath away lovely??? About My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton (Coming 4.3.2018): Wife, Widow, and Warrior in… Continue reading Cover Reveal for My Dear Hamilton