Category Archives: Book reviews

Book review: The poetry of Kin Types

Kin Types by Luanne Castle My rating: 4 of 5 stars I don’t normally read poetry, but as a follower of Luanne Castle’s blogs where I have enjoyed her writing and her thoughts on genealogy immensely, I decided to take … Continue reading

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Book review: Edith’s Story

Edith’s Story by Edith Velmans My rating: 4 of 5 stars Numerous times while reading this book, tears welled up in my eyes and I felt shaky. Edith Velmans’ descriptions of her life in Nazi-occupied Holland resounded so closely to … Continue reading

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Book review: Common People: The History of An English Family

Here’s one for my genealogical friends! Common People: The History of An English Family by Alison Light My rating: 4 of 5 stars Although I sometimes found the details of the various branches of her¬†family’s history somewhat hard to follow … Continue reading

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