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Mayflower

Written by: Nathaniel Philbrick Published By: Penguin Books  Reviewed by Dorothy Doremus             Ah, the tale of the first Thanksgiving.  The Pilgrims, after the long journey from England, set foot on Plymouth Rock where they meet Squanto who befriended them.  After which, they all sit and have a feast of turkey with all of theContinue reading “Mayflower”

Lily’s Promise

Written By: Lily Ebert and Dov Forman Published By: HarperOne Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                When I first heard of Lily Ebert and Dov Forman, the world was at an all time low.  The pandemic was raging and our President was a hateful man whose propaganda campaign was reminiscent of that of Adolf Hitler.  WorstContinue reading “Lily’s Promise”

March

Story By: John Lewis and Andrew Aydin Art By: Nate Powell Distributed By: Top Shelf Productions  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 I was recently offered an opportunity to check out the first in a trilogy of graphic novels documenting the Civil Rights Movement.  A comic book about some of the most important historic events inContinue reading “March”

Assassin’s Creed: Renaissance

Author:  Oliver Bowden Published By: Ace Books  Reviewed by Melissa Minners             Since seeing the promos for the Ubisoft game Assassin’s Creed III, I have been longing to know more about this gaming series.  I was impressed with the idea of a video game that is steeped in historical fiction, featuring well-known moments and charactersContinue reading “Assassin’s Creed: Renaissance”