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…

Lincoln’s Last Trial

History meets a courtroom drama in Lincoln’s Last Trial, which chronicles the last murder trial that Lincoln defended before becoming the 16th president

6 Books about the Romanovs You Need to Read

If you’re anything like me you’re absolutely fascinated by historical mysteries and historical tragedies and there is nothing that fits the bill quite like the murder of the Romanov royal family

3 Books about Every Wife of Henry VIII

In honor of the publication of Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All, check out some of these books that dive into the individual wives of Henry and their personal stories. 

Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All

The wives of Henry VIII tell all in this collection which gives each wife their own voice to talk about their life before Henry, during their courtship, and on their way to their end

The English Wife

The ball is over, the husband is dead, and the wife is nowhere to be found. What actually happened that night, and will their family ever be the same?