May 1, 2022

On February 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine in a full-blown, no-holds barred assault that resulted in devastated communities all over the country, unspeakable atrocities, and loss of life for both civilians and soldiers. The world has been transfixed by the resistance marshalled by Ukrainians in a veritable David versus Goliath confrontation and their unbending determination…

April 25, 2022

Award Winning Historical Fiction Novel For Young Adults, The Amber Crane, Weaves Fantasy And History Into An Engaging Coming-Of-Age Story Filled With Adventure, Mystery, Intrigue, And Romance Malve von Hassell is a freelance writer, researcher, and translator. She holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from the New School for Social Research. She has published nine books…

April 25, 2022

Growing Up In Nazi Germany, Surviving The Soviet Occupation And Settling In The West Is The Subject Of Tapestry Of My Mother’s Life By Best Selling Author Malve von Hassell https://bit.ly/33XjZKC Malve von Hassell is a freelance writer, researcher, and translator. She holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from the New School for Social Research. She…

January 9, 2022

Full disclosure: I don’t like beer. I really don’t care for beer unless it’s very light, and very cold, preferably with a slice of lime. When I was a child, I avoided walking past German-style restaurants where beer was sold because the fumes coming through the door made me nauseous. However, I love reading about…

December 9, 2021

Introduction Do you love maps? I can stare at maps for hours on end. I like to imagine journeys through vast realms. Tracing routes with my fingers, I travel on river boats, climb mountain passes, trek across endless deserts, or sail along rocky shorelines. Maps show us how we are all linked by webs stretching…