Review: Sea Queens by Jane Yolen

(Suggested reading level: Grades 4-6) Loved this book! I read it with Amber (11) and it’s really great. It’s about strong women, okay granted they’re killers and thieves, but still you have to admire them. Women who succeeded in a man’s world, which you have to admit sailing in general …

Giveaway of The War Lovers by Evan Thomas

The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898 by Evan Thomas Here’s the blurb: On February 15, 1898, the USS Maine exploded in the Havana Harbor. Although there was no evidence that the Spanish were responsible, yellow newspapers such as William Randolph Hearst’s New York Journal …