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One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus

  One Thousand White Women is the story of May Dodd, a Chicago socialite from the 1800s, who signs on to the Federal government plan of Brides for Indians as a means to escape an insane asylum where her family has placed her because she had fallen in love with a man below her station. [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:13+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Primrose Way by Jackie French Koller

In The Primrose Way by Jackie French Koller we find a detailed account of the first years of settlement in the Boston colony and its environs. Beginning in 1633, we find Rebekah Hall on board a ship from England just as they sight the land surrounding Massachusetts Bay. Rebekah is coming to join her father, [...]

By | 2017-01-22T19:08:22+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Little Yarnmouth Abduction by Tim Van Minton

Twelve year old Evan Peregrine is plagued by nightmares where he relives the accident at sea where he lost not only his leg but his mother as well. Currently living with his Uncle Cedric on the small island of Little Yarnmouth, his days are filled with his studies at school on the neighboring island of [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:13+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Nothing to Fear by Jackie French Koller

  We first meet Danny Garvey and his family in October of 1932 at the height of the Great Depression. The Garvey family lives in a tenement building in New York City and while they are still able to pay for food and shelter it is becoming more difficult with each passing day. Mr. Garvey [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:13+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Book Reviews|0 Comments