Today is the first year anniversary of my blog. I am really excited! I can't believe one year has gone by so fast! Thanks to you, my readers, this blog has far exceeded my hopes. I have read and reviewed many great books on women in various periods of history, and I hope I have provided enjoyable reviews to you so that you may have been exposed to some of these and read a few yourself. I have also got to interview a few wonderful authors and gained insight from them about their writing and publishing. This is the first year, and I am still learning and growing, and I encourage you to keep coming here to hear about more great books and share my love for women throughout history who are models of strength and resourcefulness. Their inspirational stories teaches us life lessons we can apply in our everyday lives and that anyone can make a difference in our world.
The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post Author: Allison Pataki Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Ballantine Release Date: February 15, 2022 Pages: 381 Source: Netgalley/Publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: Mrs. Post, the President and First Lady are here to see you. . . . So begins another average evening for Marjorie Merriweather Post. Presidents have come and gone, but she has hosted them all. Growing up in the modest farmlands of Battle Creek, Michigan, Marjorie was inspired by a few simple rules: always think for yourself, never take success for granted, and work hard—even when deemed American royalty, even while covered in imperial diamonds. Marjorie had an insatiable drive to live and love and to give more than she got. From crawling through Moscow warehouses to rescue the Tsar’s treasures to outrunning the Nazis in London, from serving the homeless of the Great Depression to entertaining Roosevelts, Kennedys, and Hollywood’s biggest stars, Marjorie Merriweath