Series Review: She Persisted

Somehow, in my career as librarian and book reviewer, I have developed a specialty in reading, reviewing, and raving about picture book biographies of women. I LOVE THEM. I find them a fascinating medium when done well, and kind of hilarious when they are done poorly. Ask me about the worst one I’ve ever read—it…

I Have Something To Tell You

Sure, this book wasn’t revolutionary. It didn’t blow my mind or really change me, but it was interesting, and I hope to see more of the Buttigieg’s in the future. 

First: Sandra Day O’Connor

On July 7, 1981 President Ronald Reagan kept a campaign promise that would change the highest court in the land forever.

John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court

This review first appeared on FutureFemaleLeader.com History nerds will geek out over this in depth but surprisingly readable biography of famous Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall by historian and biographer Richard Brookhiser.  As someone who loved history in school but has since pursued mostly other interests, this was a good foray back into the…

10 Fall Political Releases to Get Excited About

It’s hard to keep up with all of the books coming out any given week, let alone season, but it seems like this fall is an even crazier publication season than could otherwise be expected