Tag: Civil War

Review: In the Shadow of Statues by Mitch Landrieu

I saw Mitch Landrieu on the Daily Show a few months ago and immediately put this book on my TBR list.  It’s a fascinating look at race and the history of the American South, from slavery to Civil War to Civil Rights.  As the… Continue Reading “Review: In the Shadow of Statues by Mitch Landrieu”

News of the World by Paulette Jiles

I loved everything about this book, from its understated tone to its slowly developing relationship between a retired Civil War Captain and a young girl who was stolen by the Kiowa at age four and given back again six years later. News of the… Continue Reading “News of the World by Paulette Jiles”

Review: Dreadnought by Cherie Priest

This book is a loose “sequel” to Priest’s Boneshaker, meaning it can be read on its own and the characters only intersect at one point in the story.  This book is quite different to Boneshaker in tone, pacing and story.  I enjoyed both books… Continue Reading “Review: Dreadnought by Cherie Priest”

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