Monthly Archives: February 2014

February Book Giveaway Reminder!

We will be giving away a paperback copy of The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards at the end of this month.  Email us at bookwinked@gmail.com to enter. Good luck! Only U.S. residents are eligible for this contest.  Thank you for following … Continue reading

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Hail to the Chief

The Greatest Presidential Stories Never Told by Rick Beyer provided a quick, educational read for President’s Day this year.  This little book includes 100 “tales from history to astonish, bewilder, and stupefy”.  The book did not disappoint. Beyer set out … Continue reading

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They Shall Not Pass

 A Star for Mrs. Blake by April Smith is a fictional novel about a group of women called the Gold Star Mothers. Based on the diary of Colonel Thomas Hammond who acted as a tour guide in the early 1930’s, … Continue reading

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Shackles

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd is a moving historical fiction novel about slavery.  The story is based on sisters who lived in Charleston prior to the Civil War. As daughters of planters in the South, the Grimke … Continue reading

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