Romans And Their Love-Hate Relationship With Gladiators | Guest Post

Hey all, I’d like to welcome Vicky Alvear Shecter, author ofCurses And Smoke here today to talk about gladiators! Romans And Their Love-Hate Relationship With Gladiators | Guest Post The ancient Romans had a love-hate relationship with gladiators. On the one hand, they were esteemedsometimes even glorifiedas the epitome of masculine fearlessness and fierceness. On […]

Curses And Smoke by Vicky Alvear Shecter | Book Review

I have finally read a historical fiction book about Pompeii! Check that one off my historical events list, please. Friends, I was so overjoyed when I found out that Vicky Alvear Shecter was coming out with another book. I listened to the audio ofCleopatra’s Moon a few years ago and really loved it. I thought […]

Cleopatra’s Moon Vicky Alvear Shecter Audiobook Review

I am a little miffed that there are not MORE young adult books set in ancient times. For serious, this is an era that is ripe for the picking and if you do it right nerds like me will snap those books up without a second thought. Y’all, Cleopatra’s Moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter left me […]