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Books For The Soul Giveaway: Inspirational Nonfiction & Ereader

Just in time for the holiday season, I've got a fun surprise I’d like to share with you! I’ve teamed up with 25 fantastic authors to give away a huge collection of Inspirational Nonfiction books to 2 lucky winners, PLUS a brand new eReader to the Grand Prize winner! Oh, and did I mention you'll receive a collection of FREE reads just for entering? 😁 You can win my book, 12 Sisters Who Changed History, plus books from authors like Tikiri, Suzanne Woods Fisher, and more . Celebrate your love of Inspirational Nonfiction and e nter the giveaway by clicking here : giveaway/inspirational- nonfiction-december-2018/ Best wishes and enjoy! Amber

Sisterly Gifts & Judging a Book By Its Cover

We're talking about some interesting tidbits I stumbled across with gifts exchanged between Bloody Mary and Elizabeth Tudor on the HHHistory blog. Here's a preview of the article.    Mary and Elizabeth Tudor are a fascinating pair of sisters. Same father, but rival mothers and seventeen years apart, it is surprising how affectionate the two were throughout most of their lives. One of the main ways that the sisters expressed their affection was through gifts exchanged. We can learn a lot about their situation and relationship from each of these.  Mary, as the elder sister, often sent Elizabeth spending money and cloth for making clothes since King Henry often neglected attention to such details. She also gave Elizabeth many pieces of jewelry, some of these pieces can be found in museums today. Her gift giving became so much of a custom, that when the relationship between Mary and Elizabeth turned hostile, Mary’s councilors told her she should send Elizabeth a

Why Did Elizabeth the Great Never Marry?

Why Did Queen Elizabeth I Never Marry? Elizabeth I Darnley Portrait This a question has fascinated people since Elizabeth the Great was alive. Considered one of the greatest monarchs in English history, an intelligent and pleasing woman, deemed a beauty during her time with a knack for fascinating men, it is a true curiosity. She had at least half a dozen men fall in love with her and had many offers of marriage from English poets to monarchs from allied countries, so a lack of suitors was certainly not the culprit. Why then did this woman choose to rule alone during a time when that was unthinkable? Elizabeth intentionally left a lot of ambiguity on this subject, never admitting a hard answer, but there are three main theories.  Read the entire article on here. 

New Release and Giveaway!

In case you haven't heard, 12 Sisters Who Changed History is now available on Amazon & Smashwords! To celebrate, we're giving away a $10 Amazon gift card as well as a paperback version of the book. You can enter to win using the rafflecopter form below . Giveaway ends August 8th. a Rafflecopter giveaway About the Book: The remarkable lives of twelve sisters who changed the course of history. Historians paint pictures of amazing men and women who influenced the world, but seldom do we hear about sister duos that forever altered the course of history. Whether fighting together—or against each other—these twelve women set armies to flight, guarded homelands from invasion, transformed countries and religious systems, and begat nations. From mythical Athena and Artemis, to the English thrones of Mary & Elizabeth Tudor, the influence these women left behind is taken for granted. Join us on an inspirational journey through time as we explore the extraordinary