Today I was given a tentative release date of November.04, two months to the day of our lives being changed forever, two months since the date of a madman running us off the road, and nearly killing us. I was looking forward to being at home during the Holidays, but I was still a little nervous too, I was thankful though, that I would be home in time for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas, and that was truly a reason to celebrate.
Mother was looking forward to me coming home, and I was looking forward to not having…
The Paris Children
A Novel of World War 2
by Gloria Goldreich
Historical Fiction | Women’s Fiction
Pub Date 01 Sep 2020
I am reviewing a copy of The Paris Children through SourceBooks Landmark and Netgalley:
In 1935 A dark shadow falls over Europe as Adolf Hitler’s regime gains momentum, leaving the city of Paris on the brink of occupation. Madeline Levy a young woman who was theGranddaughter of Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish World War I hero. Madeline Levy steps bravely into a new wave of resistance and becomes the guardian of lost children.
Cry of Murder on Broadway
A Woman’s Ruin and Revenge in Old New York
by Julie Miller
Cornell University Press
History | True Crime
Pub Date 15 Oct 2020
I am reviewing a copy of Cry of Murder on Broadway through Cornell University Press through Netgalley:
This book recounts a nineteenth century true crime story.
The date was November 1, 1843, a young household servant named Amelia Norman attacked Henry Ballard, a prosperous merchant, on the steps of the new and luxurious Astor House Hotel. Both agitated and distraught Amelia Norman had followed Ballard down Broadway before confronting…