Elizabeth Kerri Mahon

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Review: Daisy Goodwin's The Fortune Hunter

Author:  Daisy GoodwinPublisher:  St. Martin's PressPub Date:  July 29, 2014How acquired:  New York Public LibraryWhat it's about:  Empress Elizabeth of Austria, known as Sisi, is the Princess Diana of nineteenth-century Europe. Famously beautiful, as captured in a portrait with diamond stars in her hair, she is unfulfilled in her marriage…

August Book of the Month: Women Heroes of World War I

Title:  Women Heroes of World War I - 16 Remarkable Resisters, Soldiers, Spies and MedicsAuthor:  Kathryn J. AtwoodPublisher:  Chicago Review Press (June 1, 2014)Pages:  254From the back cover:  A commemoration of brave yet largely forgotten women who served in the First World WarIn time for the 2014 centennial of the…

The Headmistress and the Diet Doc

The year 1980 was not turning out so well for Jean Harris. Her job as headmistress at the Madeira School, an expensive, prestigious boarding school for the rich and privileged was turning into more of a nightmare than the dream job she had hoped it would be.  Her recent decision…

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