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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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Phoebe Omlie – The 1st Female AMT

Aviation Maintenance Technician Day is celebrated on May 24th, which is the birthday of the man who invented the first aircraft engine, Charles E. Taylor). In honor of this day, I wanted to recognize an amazing woman – Phoebe Jane Fairgrave Omlie (November 21, 1902 – July 17, 1975).  She is someone to be celebrated and remembered not simply because she is the first female

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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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DID YOU KNOW? LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY, LAURA INGALLS WILDER, and MARGARET MITCHELL Three women authors who influenced J.M. Northup of Norns Triad Publications are L.M. Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables), Laura Ingalls Wilder (Little House Books), and Margaret Mitchell (Gone With The Wind).  With an intense love of literature and history, these writers made an undying impact on the young

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Writers 2 Remember: Margaret Sanger

Nurse who pioneered birth control Margaret Sanger is a lot of things… nurse, writer, sex educator, activist… Some praise her while others hate her. She is all too human, with good and bad ideas, both a product of her time as well as someone ahead of it. Why does Margaret Sanger matter? For me, I think she should matter to the

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