Historical fiction

A Betting Woman: A Novel of Madame Moustache by Jenni L. Walsh

This is a simple sort of historical fiction that provides an in-depth view of its subject's life. In this case, it is the story of the first woman who was America's first female professional croupier of modern-day blackjack.It is the mid-1800s, and North America does not look as it does now. There are different borders,… Continue reading A Betting Woman: A Novel of Madame Moustache by Jenni L. Walsh

Historical fiction, Mystery

The Adventure of the Deceased Scholar ,The Adventure of the Murdered Gypsy by Liese Sherwood-Fabre

Have you checked out my Mid Year Stats 2021 – Graphs Galore? I have read the first book of this series and was looking forward to the next. We have a young Sherlock Holmes recovering from his adventures to clear his mother's name. His mother is not quite the character depicted in the Netflix show Enola… Continue reading The Adventure of the Deceased Scholar ,The Adventure of the Murdered Gypsy by Liese Sherwood-Fabre

Non Fiction

Gone: A search for what remains of the world’s extinct creatures by Michael Blencowe

I finished this book just an hour or so before my electronic review copy expired. I almost gave up mid-way, thinking I was not going to make it, but ultimately I was glad I persevered!This felt more like a memoir than a book about extinct animals(/birds/insects). The author pours so much of his enthusiasm and… Continue reading Gone: A search for what remains of the world’s extinct creatures by Michael Blencowe

Comics & Graphic Novel, Non Fiction

Why She Wrote: A Graphic History of the Lives, Inspiration, and Influence Behind the Pens of Classic Women Writers by Lauren Burke, Hannah K. Chapman , Kaley Bales

My reading has always been haphazard, ever since I was little. Before Goodreads, I struggled to keep track of authors, both renowned and not, since I have trouble remembering names. I hardly even sound them out. This basically means that most of the content of this book was new to me, as it would be… Continue reading Why She Wrote: A Graphic History of the Lives, Inspiration, and Influence Behind the Pens of Classic Women Writers by Lauren Burke, Hannah K. Chapman , Kaley Bales