Women Writers Reading Challenge #45: Joan of Arc by Helen Castor

I do not advise trying to read this book early in the morning before you're fully awake because if you're anything like me (i.e. you don't speak French) the sheer amount of French names/places in this book will make your head spin. However, once you're fully awake, if you're interested in the history of this … Continue reading Women Writers Reading Challenge #45: Joan of Arc by Helen Castor

2015 Women Writer’s Reading Challenge Book #12: She-Wolves by Helen Castor

Normally I have a really hard time with history books because they focus a lot on things I don't really care that much about: male power struggles over land and resources. I don't deny that such things are worthy of study--I just don't want to be the one who does it. I'm far more interested … Continue reading 2015 Women Writer’s Reading Challenge Book #12: She-Wolves by Helen Castor