About seven years ago I read Year of Wonder by Geraldine Brooks and really enjoyed it. Caleb’s Crossing has been on my to-read list for a while, so when I […]
The Man Who Could Be King by John Ripin Miller follows a young aide-de-camp of George Washington during the threat of internal revolt within the Continental faction in Newburgh, News […]
The General’s Cook by Ramin Ganeshram tells the true story the George Washington’s head cook, Hercules, in Philadelphia during the first presidency. Hercules is a complex and formidable figure, […]
Women of the Blue and Gray tells the true stories of women on both sides of the Civil War who defied gender norms and were social pioneers despite the […]
My Dear Hamilton follows the true and extraordinary life of Elizabeth (“Eliza”) Schuyler Hamilton–wife of the famous (or infamous) Alexander Hamilton. We all know Hamilton has gained popularity in recent […]
See my review at the Journal of the American Revolution!
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 […]