Tag: history

Friday Favorites – Books That Primarily Take Place Outdoors

Wow, we’re really getting into tough prompts early this year, huh? I don’t tend to read a lot of books that are primarily set outdoors, but after some intense thought, I managed to come up with at least a few. Here goes nothing! That’s all I can come […]

The Redhead Of Auschwitz

The Redhead of Auschwitz: A True Story Author: Nechama Birnbaum Genre: Biography Publication Date: November 28, 2021 Publisher: Amsterdam Publishing I received a copy of this book from Amsterdam Publishing in exchange for an honest review. Rosie was always told her red hair was a curse, but she […]

A Discovery Of Witches

A Discovery of Witches Author: Deborah Harkness Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: February 8, 2011 Publisher: Viking Penguin Series: All Souls Trilogy #1 CONTENT WARNING: mention of death of a parent, stalking, murder, suicide, gore, panic attack, blood, mention of miscarriage, mention of death of a child, torture, violence […]

Maus: A Survivor’s Tale

Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale: My Father Bleeds History/Maus II: A Survivor’s Tale: And Here My Troubles Began Author: Art Spiegelman Genre: Graphic Novel, Holocaust Memoir Publication Date: August 12, 1986/November 5, 1991 Publisher: Pantheon Books Series: Maus #1 & #2 CONTENT WARNING: antisemitism, suicide, depression, death, genocide, […]

Night

Night by Elie Wiesel is not one of those books people read for enjoyment. It’s a book to be read because it’s about history, humanity, hate, religion, and evil. It’s particularly relevant to me because as a Jewish woman and the daughter of a Holocaust survivor it’s part […]