When I was in university, I took a class called American Realism where we read a book called The Jungle. The Jungle, written by Upon Sinclair, spurred on legislation such as 1906 “Pure Food and Drug Act” and the “Meat Inspection Act”.
Andrea Cefalo’s The Fairytale Keeper: Avenging the Queen was a refreshing and fascinatingly medieval take on a classic fairy tale.
This was my first time reading an Amy Jarecki book and I found it to be a fascinating journey into 15th century Scotland. It is the festival of Beltane and the nobility is out in full force, celebrating.