In Mini Episode 44, Jayda Justus (@thehistorymom) shares historical fiction and nonfiction history books paired with historical sites.
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- Recent books about women’s roles in past wars.
- Jayda’s and my Enneagram numbers.
- Jayda’s 2020 reading goal of reading 85% historical fiction or nonfiction.
- One of the rare books Jayda DNF’d.
Jayda’s Book Recommendations
Two OLD Books She Loves
- The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash | Buy from Amazon [8:16]
- Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [11:43]
Two NEW Books She Loves
- Time After Time by Lisa Grunwald | Buy from Amazon [15:43]
- The League of Wives by Heath Hardage Lee | Buy from Amazon [18:58]
One Book She DIDN’T Love
- Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury | Buy from Amazon [22:11]
One NEW RELEASE She’s Excited About
- Mrs. Lincoln’s Sisters: A Novelby Jennifer Chiaverini (Released June 2, 2020) | Buy from Amazon [25:44]
Other Books Mentioned
- Code Girls by Liza Mundy | Buy from Amazon [2:55]
- Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly | Buy from Amazon [2:55]
- I Survived Series by Lauren Tarshis | Buy from Amazon [6:52]
- This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [9:07]
- 11/22/63 by Stephen King | Buy from Amazon [16:44]
- Nothing to See Hereby Kevin Wilson (My Review)| Buy from Amazon [16:44]
- The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaverini | Buy from Amazon [25:56]
- We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [27:45]
- What Should I Read Next? podcast
- Levine Museum of the New South (Charlotte, NC) – paired with The Last Ballad
- American Civil War Museum (Richmond, VA) – paired with Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy
- Grand Central Station (New York, NY) – paired with Time After Time
- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (Richmond, VA) – paired with The League of Wives
Full length episode featuring Liz Moore, author of Long Bright River (airing Wednesday, February 5).
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