Review & Blog Book Tour: “Rakes and Roses”, by Josi S. Kilpack

I’m so excited to be not only reviewing a new book on the blog today, but participating in the Blog Book Tour! Josi S. Kilpack’s historical romance Rakes and Roses is an uplifting tale that turns gender conventions of the romance novel on its head: in this one, it is the heroine rescuing the hero.…

Review: “Forgotten Royal Women: The King and I”, by Erin Lawless

For my last-but-one Women’s History Month post, I’m so excited to share my review of Erin Lawless’ book Forgotten Royal Women: The King and I, which Pen & Sword Books kindly sent me a copy of to review. A positive in the craziness that the world is going through right now (and I sincerely hope…

Spotlight on Women Writers: Isabel Allende

Today in my Reading Women series for Women’s History Month, I wanted to spotlight a female author that I love and teaches me something completely new with each book I read. Isabel Allende is a Chilean-American feminist author and journalist who has written over twenty books which evoke culture, social justice, politics, personal history and…