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The mystifying death of this woman is just the beginning of her story

If you’re familiar at all with the hit Broadway show Hamilton, then you know all about the famous duel in which Aaron Burr shot and killed Alexander Hamilton in 1804. When the smoke cleared, Burr fled to South Carolina where his daughter, Theodosia Burr Alston lived with her family. Skip ahead to 1813 and we find Mrs. […]

The Way of the Mysterial Woman

The Way of the Mysterial Woman

The Way of the Mysterial Woman is the most important book for women’s well-being and empowerment since The Feminine Mystique woke up housewives across the country back in the 1950’s.

Mothering Through The Darkness: Women Open Up About the Postpartum Experience

MOTHERING THROUGH THE DARKNESS Women Open Up About the Postpartum Experience Edited by Jessica Smock and Stephanie Sprenger * Disclaimer: I received an advance reader copy of this book. * Sometimes resiliency is revealed through the variegated shades of tragedy and grief that so often colors the private horror that is postpartum depression. In the […]

Spending the Holidays with People I Want to Punch in the Throat by Jen Mann

Spending the Holidays with People I Want to Punch in the Throat: Yuletide Yahoos, Ho-Ho-Humblebraggers, and Other Seasonal Scourges By Jen Mann I don’t know about you, but I turn into a real Scrooge during the holidays. My icy demeanor melts into a puddle of mush mere days before the biggest holiday in America (no, […]

Just A FEW People I Want to Punch in the Throat

New York Times best selling author, Jen Mann has come out with a fourth volume of essays titled, Just A FEW People I Want to Punch in the Throat (Volume #4). Mann gives her loyal readers three brand new hilarious essays that cannot be found anywhere else. Fans will enjoy this slim edition that can be […]

Martinis & Motherhood Tales of Wonder, Woe & WTF?! Edited by Shannon Day and Tara Wilson

MARTINIS & MOTHERHOOD TALES OF WONDER, WOE & WTF?! Edited by Shannon Day & Tara Wilson Martinis & Motherhood Tales of Wonder, Woe & WTF?!  published by Tipsy Squirrel Press and edited by Shannon Day and Tara Wilson is the newest addition to the world of parenting anthologies. This book is filled with 37 stories that […]

Order of Seven By Beth Teliho

Order of Seven by Beth Teliho is a dazzling and thrilling story of mystery and self discovery as told through the female protagonist, Devi Bennett, a teen with fascinating supernatural powers. With the help of her brother Nodin and friends, the teens work together to peel back the layers of a good old fashioned mystery to discover […]

Out from the Underworld by Heather Siegel will leave you captivated

BOOK REVIEW: Out from the Underworld by Heather Siegel will leave you captivated Click To Tweet Released in April 2015, Out from the Underworld by Heather Siegel is a captivating memoir that traces the heartbreaking story of how the author and her two siblings survived abandonment, neglect, and abuse. After their mother disappears, six-year-old Heather, […]