Nonfiction Reviews

Book Blitz: The Last Trial of T. Boone Pickens

THE LAST TRIAL OF T. BOONE PICKENS by Chrysta Castañeda & Loren Steffy Genre: Biography/Autobiography, Courtroom Drama Publisher: Stoney Creek Publishing Group Date of Paperback Publication: September 15, 2021 Number of Pages: 300 Pages Finalist, 2020 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award T. Boone Pickens, legendary Texas oilman and infamous corporate raider from the 1980s, climbed the … Continue reading “Book Blitz: The Last Trial of T. Boone Pickens”

Nonfiction Review: Egyptomaniacs by Dr. Nicky Nielsen

Egyptomaniacs: How We Became Obsessed with Ancient Egypt Author: Nicky Nielsen, Ph.D. Published: November 19, 2020 Publisher: Pen and Sword History Number of Pages: 224 pages Format: eBook Source: NetGalley Egyptomaniacs is an in depth analysis of Ancient Egypt, both it’s discovery and the subsequent media frenzy and perceived mythology in the wake of said … Continue reading “Nonfiction Review: Egyptomaniacs by Dr. Nicky Nielsen”

Review: Finding Dora Maar by Brigitte Benkemoun

Finding Dora Maar: An Artist, an Address Book, a Life Author: Brigitte Benkemoun Published: May 19, 2020 Publisher: Getty Publications Format: Paperback Source: Publisher Request In search of a replacement for his lost Hermès agenda, Brigitte Benkemoun’s husband buys a vintage diary on eBay. When it arrives, she opens it and finds inside private notes … Continue reading “Review: Finding Dora Maar by Brigitte Benkemoun”

#LSBBT Blog Tour: Landing in My Present by Mary Walker Clark

LANDING IN MY PRESENT by Mary Clark Biography / Aviation / Historical / WWII Publisher: Hellgate Press Date of Publication: June 15, 2020 Number of Pages: 218 Scroll down for the giveaway! Mary Walker Clark barely knew her father. When he died, he left not only the obvious void every teen would experience, but took … Continue reading “#LSBBT Blog Tour: Landing in My Present by Mary Walker Clark”

Review: Sporting Blood: Tales from the Dark Side of Boxing by Carlos Acevedo

Award-winning boxing writer, Carlos Acevedo has given us a beautiful collection of essays highlighting the people, the events, and the complexities that make up the world of boxing.  Sporting Blood: Tales from the Dark Side of Boxing contains 20 essays dedicated to people from Muhammad Ali to Johnny Tapia to Mike Tyson to Eddie Machen and events … Continue reading “Review: Sporting Blood: Tales from the Dark Side of Boxing by Carlos Acevedo”

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