Back in the Day Books #1
And so begins another series I’m trying in my continuing attempt to be a better book blogger! This one is called, as the title says: Back in the Day Books It is, in case there is any question (which there probably is), a series in which I’ll re-read and revisit an assortment of random books… Continue reading
Bookish Details: Part 1 – Childhood
I don’t remember the first book I ever read. I know I had a set of Disney books. And I know I loved, loved, loved my Berenstain Bears books – and still harbor some resentment over them having been given to my cousin, who still loves reading so perhaps I shouldn’t complain too much. I… Continue reading
“Summer of My German Soldier” by Bette Greene
“Time to get going on my ambition. It’s not the only one I have, but it’s the only one I work at.” Exciting news, fellow readers! I have, inadvertently, just read one of the most banned books of the 2000-2009 era in school libraries! Summer of My German Soldier came in at #55, according to… Continue reading
An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration.