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Lens of the Day and Book Club Winner: Eye Witnesses to History: 10 Books by Women Journalists (with some runners up)

Today’s spectacular Lens of the Day, Eye Witnesses to History: 10 Books by Women Journalists by lensmaster tonyplaysthemambo, is also the winning lens from our most recent Squidoo Book Club vote.

Our topic was history or historical fiction and I have to say that all of the reviews we received were terrific.  It was a tough vote but vote the club members did.  Keep reading to see the winner and 3 of the runners up.

Here’s the winning lens:

Eye Witnesses to History: 10 Books by Women Journalists

 Eye Witnesses to History: 10 Books by Women Journalists

Newspapers provide one of the best examples of eye witness history for the modern era. Not only do the stories tell both the major and minor events of the local area and world for a specific date, but the advertisements, columns, comics and sports sections…

 

 

Here’s three more lenses that received a good portion of the votes.  You can find all of the lenses submitted to this quest (and information about how you can join this fun club) by visiting our Squidoo Book Club Quest lens.

50 Children, by Steven Pressman:     The Story of their Rescue from the Heart of Nazi Germany

1. 50 Children, by Steven Pressman: The Story of their Rescue from the Heart of Nazi Germany

50 children is a remarkable book that will stay in my mind a long time. At the beginning of the book fifty seemed a big number. To hope to rescue so many children at once and arrange passage to America sounded like quite an undertaking. But not long into t…

The Devil's Queen: The Story of Catherine de Medici

2. The Devil’s Queen: The Story of Catherine de Medici

Imagine being a pawn in political agendas and having no control over your own life. Imagine losing everything you hold dear and being married off to a complete stranger. For royals and nobles in the 1500s, all of this was common and Catherine de Medici was…

The Day Before 9/11: A Review

3. The Day Before 9/11: A Review

September 11, 2001 changed Americans. Though each of us who was alive on that fateful day in American history feels its indelible mark on our lives, as a civilian I never thought about how it might affect the children of military personnel. During the scho…

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Robin Svedi aka rms is a Community Organizer and member of the Creative Team at Squidoo.com where her daily mission is to help lensmasters build better and more successful lenses about the things they know and love.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Merrci Merrci

    Thanks for including my 50 Children on this list!

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/rms rms

      Well deserved!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/lhbeninger lhbeninger

    Great choice!

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/rms rms

      It really is a great lens and so were all of the others. I enjoyed the lenses from this quest so much!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/ibidii ibidii

    I want to read all four books! All the books in the contest were very appealing! Great lenses all it was a close contest!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/nadiwill nadiwill

    Hello I am new to the list. I am also a new author of a book on relationship Seal The Deal looking for some good pointers on getting my book out.

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