Bones Unearthed!

A book review of Bones Unearthed! Creepy and True #3 by Kerrie Logan Hollihan Stars: *** Abrams (2021)Children’s Nonfiction208 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The Creepy and True series explores strange phenomena, fun facts, and out of the ordinary… Read More »

Ghosts Unveiled!

A book review of Ghosts Unveiled! Creepy and True #2 by Kerrie Logan Hollihan Stars: *** Abrams (2020)Children’s Nonfiction208 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Do you believe in ghosts? Whether you’re a believer in things that go bump in… Read More »

Guiding Modern Girls

A book review of Guiding Modern Girls: Girlhood, Empire, and Internationalism in the 1920s and 1930s by Kristine Alexander. Stars: **** UBC Press (2018)Women’s Studies/Women in History296 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Across the British Empire and the world,… Read More »

Stamped #StampedBook

A book review of Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-Winning Stamped from the Beginning by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi Stars: ***** Little Brown Books for Young Readers (2020)Civil and Human Rights (Young Adult)320 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: This is NOT a history book.This… Read More »

The Birth of the Pill

A book review of The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution by Jonathon Eig Stars: **** W. W. Norton & Company (2015)History of Medicine/Birth Control416 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: We know it simply as “the pill,” yet its genesis was anything but simple. Jonathan… Read More »

Bones Never Lie

A book review of Bones Never Lie: How Forensics Helps Solve History’s Mysteries by Elizabeth Macleod Stars: *** Annick Press (2013)Children’s History/Science160 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: How did King Tut really die? The mystery of the young pharaoh’s… Read More »

The Clean Body: A Modern History

A book review of The Clean Body: A Modern History by Peter Ward Stars: ***** McGill-Queen’s University Press (2019) History 344 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: How often did our ancestors bathe? How often did they wash their clothes and… Read More »