Max Baer and the Star of David — A former boxer crosses paths, and lines, with the notorious Max Baer, in this imaginative semihistorical novel. Read More: https://www.forewordreviews.com/reviews/max-baer-and-the-star-of-david/?utm_content=buffer039af&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Windigo Moon: In the Path of the Ojibwe: A Novel of the Northcountry — It would not be an understatement to say that this should be required reading for anyone with an interest in Ojibwe history. Read More: https://www.forewordreviews.com/reviews/windigo-moon/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=
2015 LN Medalist - "A starving panda eats a hen in order to nurse her cub in the dead of winter—there begins the perilous adventure of Gu Bao, a girl who grows up under the Chinese government’s one-child policy. Bao falls in love with a handsome soldier during the tumultuous Tiananmen Square protests in 1989. The demonstrations transfix her fellow students and kill one of her friends. Bao finds herself pregnant and faces the end of her academic career."
May 23, 2014 Reveal: Cattle Kate by Jana Bommersbach. Ella Watson is the only woman to be lynched in the nation as a cattle rustler. She and her husband were hanged on July 20, 1889, by prominent cattlemen. History portrays the lynching as a case of “range land justice,” with “Cattle Kate” tarred as both a notorious rustler and a filthy whore. Is this sordid story true? It was all a lie. She wasn't a rustler. She wasn't a whore.