International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day, and we’re celebrating with books about women in history! From English women in the East Indies, to the innovations of Regency women, to stories of misunderstood and outrageous women from all eras, these books will enlighten and entertain.  Continue reading “International Women’s Day”


#FridayReads: Recent Releases

This weekend, we’re reading some of our newest titles! From a new romantic fiction saga, to a peek inside the royal tombs of ancient Egypt, to the second book in a new mystery series, we’ve got something for everyone in these #FridayReads picks.  Continue reading “#FridayReads: Recent Releases”

“Back to School” Reading List

It’s that time of year… summer has (sadly) come to an end, and “back to school” season is upon us. Whether or not you’re actually headed back to school this year, we’ve compiled a reading list full of books on history, culture, and some fiction to kick your brain into gear. Check out a few of our favorites below, and view our entire “Back to School” Reading List here.

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Thursday Book Review: In Search of our Ancient Ancestors [with bonus videos!]

Hey family historians & genealogists, today’s featured book review is for you! In Search of our Ancient Ancestors is a fascinating study of our ancients ancestors (going all the way back to single-celled organisms), and the story of our 40,000 year quest to understand our past.

And don’t miss Anthony Adolph’s YouTube series, In Search of our Ancient Ancestors (filmed to accompany the book!). Part 1: Evolution, and Part 2: Stone Age Britain are now available for your viewing pleasure. Keep reading to check out both videos and see what reviewers have said about Anthony Adolph’s book, In Search of our Ancient Ancestors. Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: In Search of our Ancient Ancestors [with bonus videos!]”

Weekly Roundup: Ancient Rome, the Lord Sandwich, Historical Superstition & more

These are the random articles we read & loved this week.

This week’s roundup brings you the similarities between Richard III and his father, “soft-crushed ice” for summertime sipping, some ~superstitious~ content for Friday the 13th & more! Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Ancient Rome, the Lord Sandwich, Historical Superstition & more”

Weekly Roundup: Fairy Tales, Shakespeare, Prince & Earth Day

Here’s a collection of the most fascinating, funny, random articles we’ve read this week. We’ve got new research on the origins of fairy tales, a sunken Ancient Egyptian city, colorized photographs from early 20th-century Russia, a celebration of the life of a music legend, and more! Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Fairy Tales, Shakespeare, Prince & Earth Day”

Editor’s Picks: The Ides of March

The Ides of March, with the infamous assassination of Julius Caesar, became a turning point in Roman History. This date is one of the historical markers of Rome’s transition from the Roman Republic to the Roman Empire.

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Editor’s Picks: All About Rome

Today’s Editor’s Picks is all about Roman history. Military history, histories of Roman society, historical fiction – you name it, you’ll find it here.

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Editor’s Picks: Back in Time to Ancient Egypt

Travel back to the ancient world of hieroglyphs, pyramids, and epic romances with these titles about Ancient Egypt.

Read translated hieroglyphic texts, delve into the infamous Antony & Cleopatra love story, learn how women influenced the political affairs of the ancient world, and much more – all in the titles below.

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Editor’s Picks: 5 Ancient History Titles

I find ancient history to be endlessly fascinating. From the texts of Ancient Egypt, to a love story so compelling it seems almost like fiction, to the mysteries of Stonehenge, there seems to be no limit to the people, places, and captivating true stories you can learn about from the ancient world. These five titles are just a small selection of the Ancient History books distributed by Casemate IPM. I hope you’ll find them as engaging as I do!

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