What does liberty mean for a freedman?
Calabar was brought from Africa to North Carolina as a boy and sold on the docks as chattel property to a plantation owner. On the plantation, he learned the intricacies of indigo production, fell in love, and started a family. Continue reading Giveaway: The Freedman | Lars D. H. Hedbor
Let fate decide what you read next! Since obviously… you can’t XD
Continue reading January Jam Jar
Would you believe that I read over 130 books last year. I’m feeling really good about myself this year! I’m not really sure about how many books I’m pledging but I know that it needs to be more than my #2k18
Continue reading Goodreads Challenge 2k19
The witch craft and titanic themes are actually based on real life events and facts since Adriana herself is a descendant of Cotton Mather (prosecutor in the witch trials) and Myra and Henry Harper (actual Titanic survivors)…
Continue reading Haunting The Deep | Adriana Mather
Following the grief and horror of her discovery of Jack the Ripper’s true identity, Audrey Rose Wadsworth has no choice but to flee London and its memories. Together with the arrogant yet charming Thomas Cresswell, they journey to Romania.
Continue reading Hunting Prince Dracula | Kerri Maniscalcoe
Two girls trade places in time to solve a legendary art heist across two centuries! The Art of the Swap is an ARC which is expected to be published on February 13th 2018. Thank you Simon & Schuster/Aladdin for providing me with this exciting read!
Continue reading The Art of the Swap | Kristine Asselin
“Your life is full, full, or so it seems to you, so that someone who makes you realize what you’ve been missing all along. Like a mirror that reflects the absent, not the present, the vacuum in your soul, the vacuum that I resisted his vision. “
Continue reading The Forty Rules of Love | Elif Shafak
Ok, so after the brilliant success of my 2k17 Challenge<. I’m feeling really good about myself this year! I’m not really sure about how many books I’m pledging but I know that it needs to be more than my #2k17
Continue reading Goodreads Challenge 2k18
Ok! So this post is mostly me bragging about how awesome I am. BUT….if you want to earn those bragging rights, then I suggest you read this because I’m going to tell you how to become QUEEN and do that! Continue reading Goodreads 2k17 | DONE! & Advice
“I meant does it hurt when you hide every last shred of your individuality and self worth behind acres of silk and cups of powder and smiles that never, no matter how hard you try, reach your eyes?”
- Book: Alex & Elisa
- Series: –
- Author: Melissa De La Cruz
Their romance shaped a nation. The rest was history.
As battle cries of the American Revolution echo in the distance, servants flutter about preparing for one of New York society’s biggest events: the Schuylers’ grand ball. Their three daughters—Angelica, with her razor-sharp wit; Peggy, with her dazzling looks; and Eliza, whose beauty and charm rival that of both her sisters. Continue reading Alex & Elisa | Melissa De La Cruz