This week’s featured book, The Way I See It, is a humorous, brutally honest, controversial look at life in South Africa from Penguin Random House South Africa. Lerato Tshabalala has worked as a writer, editor of the Sunday Times Lifestyle supplement, and motivational speaker. Keep reading to see what reviewers think of her first book! Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: “The Way I See It””
Happy weekend everyone! This week’s #FridayReads selections will help you delve into your own personal history. Whether you’re new to genealogy and thinking of looking into it for the first time, or a veteran of family history studies, you’ll find useful, practical, and entertaining information within these books to help guide your search. Continue reading “#FridayReads: Family History”
A new issue of Books Monthly is out, and it features several great reviews of our titles! Keep reading to see which books were included this month. Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: Books Monthly”
Happy World Environment Day! We’re celebrating with books about climate change, the environment, and the creatures who inhabit our planet. Read these books, and get motivated to make a positive change in your community to help protect our environment.
Happy Friday! This weekend, brush up on female history with us! These #FridayReads selections are all true stories of women who influenced the world around them and earned a spot in history. Continue reading “#FridayReads: Women in History”
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”
Books Monthly has reviewed eight of our titles in their May issue! We’re excited to share these with you, so keep reading to see what Books Monthly had to say about these current and forthcoming titles. Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: Books Monthly”
Earth Day this Saturday has us thinking about the beauty in the natural world all around us! Our #FridayReads books this week range from titles that showcase some of the best of Earth’s flora and fauna, to a book that shows the effect climate change has had on our shorelines, highlighting the need for change before it’s too late. Continue reading “#FridayReads: Nature & Wildlife”
Happy Easter Weekend! It’s finally feeling like Spring here in the Northeast US, and the beautiful weather has inspired this week’s #FridayReads. Keep reading to check out what books are on our TBR list this weekend. Continue reading “#FridayReads: Spring Has Sprung”
100 years ago today, the United States joined the Allies and officially entered into World War I.
On June 6th of that year, the first American troops, also known as “doughboys”, landed in Europe. By the end of the war, two and a half years later on November 11, 1918, around 100,000 soldiers had lost their lives.
Today, we’d like to honor and remember the American soldiers who fought in the Great War by highlighting a poignant book based on a World War I doughboy’s diary. Continue reading “The 100th Anniversary of the United States’ Entry into World War I”