Women of the Blue & Gray – New Title Tuesday

While it is no surprise that in the early 1800's women were not supposed to hold political views, it is equally no surprise that some women didn't particularly care about that gender social code explained Marianne Monson in Women of the Blue & Gray: True Civil War Stories of Mothers, Medics, Soldiers, and Spies. "The book covers women … Continue reading Women of the Blue & Gray – New Title Tuesday

The Line Becomes A River, by Francisco Cantú – New Title Tuesday

This week's New Title Tuesday, The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantú, is timely, humanistic, and at times bucolic and savage.  It's one part whispered confession and one part academic instruction. Publisher's Summary: For Francisco Cantú, the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican immigrant, raised him in … Continue reading The Line Becomes A River, by Francisco Cantú – New Title Tuesday