Month-to-Month: May to June 2019
Hello, everyone! Happy June! I hope May was good to you in all the ways it could be, and especially in your bookish lives. Bookish lives, of course, are why we are here. Right? Right! So without further ado, let’s talk about May! I read six books in the month of May, which honestly surprises… Continue reading
Reviewed: “The Tubman Command” by Elizabeth Cobbs
My favorite books are the ones that teach me something. Elizabeth Cobbs’ The Tubman Command taught me more about Harriet Tubman than two years of American History in high school, a B.A. in history at college, and countless documentaries, books, and movies ever did. It taught me about a part of the Civil War that… 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.