It is no secret but it bears repeating. I, Betty, am a history nerd. If the degree in history wasn’t enough to prove this, then my continued insistence on reading non-fiction on historical topics and my love of the podcast Stuff You Missed In History Class should properly tip the scales. (Betty note: the Three … Continue reading Not Your Dad’s History Book – 1776 by David McCullough
Disclaimer, this book is not for the squeamish. If you can stomach CSI type shows then you can get through this book. However, knowing that the stories you are reading are about real people does make it a little tougher to take. Now onto the review. This book is singularly fascinating, slightly outdated (published in … Continue reading Dead Men Do Tell Tales by William R. Maples, Ph.D.
As you may or may not know I am a big fan of Princess Bride. OK fine you probably know that since I did just do a Film Flashback Friday post about the movie. In said post I mentioned I had just picked up the memoir from Cary Elwes and promised to review it for … Continue reading As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of Princess Bride