Wordless Wednesday- 6/19/19

4,000 pairs of shoes confiscated from prisoners at the Majdanek concentration camp. US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C. US. 

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday- ‘The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper’ by Hallie Rubenhold

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings, that spotlights the upcoming releases that we can’t wait to read. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by Breaking the Spine. You can find out more here.

This week I’m waiting on: The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

 

Expected Publication: February 28th (UK), April 9th (US)

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11 Books in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

One hundred years ago today, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the First World War officially came to an end.

It’s an incredibly sobering and momentous anniversary.

While I plan to spend some time diving back into Testament of Youth this afternoon, there are many books about WWI still on my TBR list. I thought I’d share 11 of these titles  to commemorate 100 years since the end of the Great War.

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Votes For Women: 8 Books About the Suffragettes

On this day 100 years ago, some British women were granted the right to vote. The Representation of the People Act of 1918 was passed on February 6th, 1918, establishing voting rights for women who were over 30 and: a property owner, a University graduate voting in a university constituency, a member of government, or married to a member of government.

To celebrate, I wanted to share eight books about the suffragettes that are on my TBR list.

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