Book Highlight: Last Call at the Nightingale by Katharine Schellman

Title: Last Call at the Nightingale Author: Katharine Schellman Publisher: Minotaur Books Publication Date: June 7, 2022 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Historical New York, 1924. Vivian Kelly's days are filled with drudgery, from the tenement lodging she shares with her sister to the dress shop where she sews for hours every day.But at night, she escapes … Continue reading Book Highlight: Last Call at the Nightingale by Katharine Schellman

Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: April 2022

diversity inclusivity challenge april 2022

This year I'm embarking on a personal Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge. This involves trying to ensure at least half of all the books I read each month feature either diversity or an inclusive, accepting world. I've defined diversity as involving books focused on one group (non-white because too many books have already featured enough white … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: April 2022

Book Review: The Light of the Midnight Stars by Rena Rossner

Title: The Light of the Midnight Stars Author: Rena Rossner Publisher: Redhook Publication date: April 13, 2021 Genre: Historical Fantasy One Sentence Summary: In 14th century Eastern Europe, three Jewish sisters face change, persecution, and love and loss. Honestly, I stopped reading the description after I saw this is Jewish-inspired. I don't know much about the religion and culture, so I … Continue reading Book Review: The Light of the Midnight Stars by Rena Rossner