Reviews

On to Petersburg: Grant and Lee

On to Petersburg: Grant and Lee, June 4-15, 1864

by Gordon, Rhea C. Publisher: LSU Press Issue: Winter 2018 ISBN: 9780807167472 Author Gordon Rhea has something of a cottage industry going with regard to Virginia’s so-called “Overland Campaign” of the spring/summer 1864. His fifth in series on the subject (sixth or seventh if one counts several ancillary works), concludes the saga of Grant and Lee forever side-slipping southward from…

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2016 Reading Challenges

2016 Reading Challenges

READING CHALLENGES

  I started this book blog in August 2015, and didn’t get a chance to partake in as many book challenges as I’d have liked. This time, I’m giving you some of the challenges that will be inspiring this year’s reading in the hope that they help you, too! I’m not all that intent on crossing off each theme on…

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Book Review by Author

Negroland, by Margo Jefferson

New Book Review

Allow me to start this review by saying I’m giving Negroland 2 out of 5 stars. I stopped at two stars because I’m not sure if anyone truly read this book before sending it to print. That’s harsh. I know someone read it, and that authors go through numerous drafts/redrafts/superredrafts before publishing. In this case, knowing that makes it even…

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Top 10 Tuesday Book Quotes of 2015 (so far)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish. The topics vary, so the one I’m tackling this week (albeit a little late) is “Top 10 quotes from books I’ve read in 2015.” This is going to sound incredibly indecisive, but this isn’t truly a list of my 10 favorites– but it’s close. I got to…

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