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Spotlight: The General’s Women

The General’s Women by Susan Wittig Albert Publication Date: March 7, 2017 Persevero Press Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, & Audio Genre: Fiction/Historical/Biographical A compelling story of love, betrayal, and ambition by New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert, The General’s Women tells the story of two women–Kay Summersby and Mamie Eisenhower—in love with the same man: General Dwight Eisenhower. Set during the chaotic years of World War II, The General’s Women tells the story of the conflicted relationship… Continue reading Spotlight: The General’s Women

Book Reviews

Two Woman Forging Their Own Paths, Guest Post by Ruth Hull Chatlien

Back in the days when I was writing short stories, I used to say it felt as though my characters walked up to me and said, “Tell my story or I will die.” The feeling’s not quite the same with 19th-century characters who, after all, are long dead. Rather, the compulsion is to tell their… Continue reading Two Woman Forging Their Own Paths, Guest Post by Ruth Hull Chatlien

Sunday Post

Sunday Post No. 23: July Wrap Up

July’s Posts: It’s been slow on the blog this month but there were some great posts. We got to learn about some wonderfully fierce women such as Mary Katharine Goddard, Maryam Mirzakahni, and Bessie Coleman. I managed to read/listen to 6 books this month but wound up only reviewing 1. How the hell did that… Continue reading Sunday Post No. 23: July Wrap Up

Fierce Femme Friday

Fierce Femme Friday: Maryam Mirzakhani

I felt that this week’s Fierce Femme Friday was an important story to tell. Today we discuss Maryam Mirzakhani, a brilliant mind that was taken from us way too soon. Growing up in Tehran Maryam was a voracious reader and learning all that she could. Mathematics wasn’t her first career choice, originally she had wanted to… Continue reading Fierce Femme Friday: Maryam Mirzakhani