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Book Review: Woman, Watching

Genre: Nonfiction | BiographyStars: 4-1/4 out of 5Synopsis from Goodreads: Referred to as a Canadian Rachel Carson, Louise de Kiriline Lawrence lived and worked in an isolated log cabin near North Bay. After her husband was murdered by Bolsheviks, she refused her Swedish privilege and joined the Canadian Red Cross, visiting her northern Ontario patients… Continue reading Book Review: Woman, Watching

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Book Review: Women Healers

Genre: Nonfiction | HistoryStars: 3-1/2 out of 5Synopsis from The StoryGraph: In her eighteenth-century medical recipe manuscript, the Philadelphia healer Elizabeth Coates Paschall asserted her ingenuity and authority with the bold strokes of her pen. Paschall developed an extensive healing practice, consulted medical texts, and conducted experiments based on personal observations. As British North America's… Continue reading Book Review: Women Healers

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Book Review: Heiresses

ThaGenre: Nonfiction - HistoryStar Rating: 4 out of 5 starsPlot Summary From Goodreads: Heiresses: surely they are among the luckiest women on earth. Are they not to be envied, with their private jets and Chanel wardrobes and endless funds? Yet all too often those gilded lives have been beset with trauma and despair. Before the… Continue reading Book Review: Heiresses

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Book Review – Bitter Magic

Bitter Magic, by Nancy Kilgore, is a historical fiction imagining of the witchcraft trial of Isobel Gowdie in Scotland in 1662. Thank you to NetGalley and Milford House Publishing for gifting me an advance reader copy in exchange for my honest review. Synopsis: A chance encounter leads teenaged Margaret into the circle of Isobel Gowdie,… Continue reading Book Review – Bitter Magic

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Book Review: The Goblin Emperor

The Goblin Emperor, by Katherine Addison, tells the story of Maia, the youngest half-Goblin son of the Emperor, who has spent his entire childhood in exile. After the unexpected death of his father and his three older half-brothers, Maia is thrust into the confusing, overwhelming and sometimes dangerous life at court and crowned the new… Continue reading Book Review: The Goblin Emperor