Enchantress of Numbers tells the true story of [Augusta] Ada Byron King, the daughter of the famous poet, growing up in the shadow of the famous father she never knew. […]
See my review at the Journal of the American Revolution!
Marrying Mozart by Stephanie Cowell tells the story of young Mozart’s relationships with the four Weber sisters beginning in 1777 Manheim, Germany. The Weber family follows the patriarch’s direction in the […]
Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood tells the true story of 19th century alleged murderess Grace Marks. At age 15/16, Grace Marks was convicted of killing her employer and his mistress […]
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead tells the story of 15 year old Cora, who runs away from a Georgia Plantation to obtain her freedom. Whitehead never actually tells […]
A More Perfect Union by Jodi Daynard is the third book in the Midwife trilogy, and follows the mixed race son (Johnny) of Eliza Bolyston and Johnny Watkins. The […]
Our Own Country by Jodi Daynard is the second book in the Midwife series, taking place concurrently with The Midwife’s Revolt. As I’d hoped, this installment does indeed fill in the […]