Category Archives: Reviews

Irish, are ye? A coup’la book recommendations for ye, then…

One author:  Frank McCourt. Two books: Angela’s Ashes and ‘Tis Just finished back-to-back readings of these two spell-binding, Pulitzer Prize winning, bestselling memoirs of this Irish-American who left the lanes of Limerick for the big city sidewalks of New York … Continue reading

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History Books & Locality Guides Flesh Out Your Geny Library

Welcome back to my series here at GeneaJourneys on “Building your Own Personal Genealogy Library.” I kicked off this topic last month with an introduction entitled: “What’s on Your Bookshelf?”  That  post focused on why you’d want your own library. … Continue reading

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Shopping For Those Bookshelf Basics

In my last post on GeneaJourneys, I introduced a topic I’ll be covering here over the next few weeks: Building Your Own Personal Genealogy Library. Last time I discussed why you’d want your own collection of books and research materials. … Continue reading

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