The Very Secret Sex Lives of Medieval Women

A book review of The Very Secret Sex Lives of Medieval Women by Rosalie Gilbert Stars: **** Mango Publishing (2020)History/Women/Sex336 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: An inside look at sexual practices in medieval times. Were medieval women slaves to their… Read More »

Turning on the Taps

A book review of Turning on the Taps: The Amazing Story of Your Bathroom and its Accessories by Lorraine Michele Stars: **** Greg Arlo (2019)Historical Study250 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A thoroughly entertaining romp through history! Who would… Read More »

By Any Other Name

A book review of By Any Other Name: a Cultural History of the Rose by Simon Morley Stars: **** OneWorld Publications (2021)Science304 pages Disclosure: I received this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The rose is bursting with meaning. Over the centuries it has come to represent love… Read More »

Rethink the Bins

A book review of Rethink the Bins: Your Guide to Smart Recycling and Less Household Waste by Julia F. L. Goldstein Stars: **** Bebo Press (2020)Sustainable Living113 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Have you heard that recycling is broken?… Read More »

How The Girl Guides Won the War

A book review of How the Girl Guides Won the War by Janie Hampton Stars: **** HarperCollins (2011)History320 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A completely original history of one of the most extraordinary movements in the world — the Girl Guides — and how they helped win the war. Mention Girl Guides… 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 »