The Cotillion Brigade: A Novel of the Civil War and the Most Famous Female Militia in American History the story of the Nancy Hart Rifles & Union Col. La Grange
Captain America refuses to join Iron-Man and the S.HI.E.L.D. team that is tasked with hunting down those who violet the Superhuman Registration act.
The Volunteer by Salvatore Scibona tells of young boy is stranded at Hamburg Fuhlsbuettel Airport in 2010. He speaks no German, it seems as if he was abandoned
The new Chinese Superman, Red Son of Earth-30, and Sunshine Superman have all disappeared. Our favorite superhero, Kal-El, is next on the least.
Four Soldiers is a short novel about members of the Russian Army fighting the Civil War in 1919. Mr. Mingarelli won the Prix Medici prize in 2003 for this novel
The book immediately caught my attention since I really enjoy these min-biographies which delve in depth into a short, but meaningful time in the subject’s life
This is not a comprehensive book, and it is not meant to be one. It’s a quick primer for those interested in the subject and would give one a sense of what they would like to read next.
The book is divided into 10 chapters each covers a different subject (“Front Lines”, “Home Front”, “Prisons”, etc.). Each of the chapters has a short personal narrative and a wonderful collection of images printed on quality paper.
I got this eBook for free. My Rating for Galveston: 4 About: “Galveston (Civil War in the Far West)” by P. G. Nagle is a historical fiction account of events in Texas and New Mexico during the American Civil War. The story culminates in the battle for Galveston, a Texan barrier island. Civil War buffs? Buy the book here. Thoughts: Let me preface by saying that Galveston is part three or a series and I have not read parts one or two. “Galveston” by P. G. Nagle was an easy read and a fascinating one as well. The outdoor descriptions of New Mexico and Texas are very good and help transport you to the 1860s. I was mesmerized by the descriptions of the battle (there is only one) and the tactics used at the time. Ms. Nagle also took the time to put us into the minds of civilians being caught in the midst of the war – an aspect which should not be overlooked. The book flows smoothly, is entertaining and well written. However, the characters aren’t complex, but that could be due to the fact that I have not read the previous two books. I did like the…