Labyrinth of Ice

The Arctic grail of Farthest North was never far from his mind. Buddy LevyLabyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition Format:Audiobook At the time of this review – it’s still on sale for $3.99 on Chirp. Publisher’s Synopsis:Based on the author’s exhaustive research, the incredible true story of the Greely Expedition, oneContinue reading “Labyrinth of Ice”

Jump!

One got the sense that man had launched himself into the heavens, and only then remembered that he couldn’t float. Daniel EngberJump! Format:Audiobook, included borrow via Amazon Prime, Kindle Unlimited, or Audible Plus. Publisher’s Synopsis:In the first few years of the twentieth century, inventors discovered how to soar into the sky. This breathtaking true storyContinue reading “Jump!”

Code Name: Lise

I think the Germans are very obedient and very gullible. Their tragedy—and Europe’s—is that they gladly allow themselves to be hoodwinked into believing evil to be good. Odette SansomFrom Code Name: LiseBy Larry Loftis Format:Audiobook. Publisher’s Synopsis:The year is 1942, and World War II is in full swing. Odette Sansom decides to follow in herContinue reading “Code Name: Lise”

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

The victims of Jack the Ripper were never ‘just prostitutes’; they were daughters, wives, mothers, sisters, and lovers. They were women. They were human beings, and surely that in itself is enough. Hallie RubenholdThe Five Format:Audiobook. At the time of this review the ebook is available to borrow via Kindle Unlimited. Publisher’s Synopsis:Five devastating humanContinue reading “The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper”

The Electricity Fairy

I suppose I am the only person who is known as a dancer but who has a personal preference for Science. Alex MarThe Electricity Fairy Format:Audiobook, included borrow via Amazon Prime. 9/27/2020: It has been added to Audible Plus catalogue. Publisher’s Synopsis:The inspiring true story of Loïe Fuller, a radical nineteenth-century art nouveau icon whoContinue reading “The Electricity Fairy”