Tag Archives: #Biography

#DidYouKnow – Jeanette Rankin?

First Woman Elected To American Congress Jeanette Rankin was a remarkable woman who fought for woman’s suffrage. Then, in 1916, when most women still didn’t have the right to vote, Jeanette became one of two members of the U.S. House of Representatives for Montana. She served two terms (during WWI and WWII) as a Republican, known for being a women‘s

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My Book Review of Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of French Royalty)

Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life From Beginning to End by Hourly History My rating: 5 of 5 stars Well written Questionable History I love history. For every life that exists (doesn’t necessarily mean human), there are at least as many stories to be told. Of course, one must be cautious with the sources because 1) truth is subjective and 2)

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My Book Review of The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers

The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers by Elizabeth Cobbs My rating: 5 of 5 stars Heartbreaking, Eye-opening, & Informative As a female veteran, this book really resonated with me. It’s because of women like those commemorated in this novel that I can vote and be recognized for my own service to my country. The hardships & battles they endured

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My Book Review of Grigori Rasputin: A Life From Beginning to End

Grigori Rasputin: A Life From Beginning to End by Hourly History My rating: 5 of 5 stars Fast but complete and interesting Rasputin and the Romanovs have always fascinated me. I believe Tzar Nicholas II and his family were truly good people, though misguided at times. However, I’m not certain about the mad monk, and this brief biography doesn’t help

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Randi-Lee Bowslaugh’s EMBRACING ME

EMBRACING ME A captivating and riveting memoir by mental health advocate Randi-Lee Bowslaugh as she shares her story about her own depression and the strategies she made to overcome that Independently publishedThe book is available worldwide in all formats Randi-Lee’s true story of coming to terms with her depression. Sharing thoughts around suicide and the harsh reality of feeling the

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