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The Engineer's Wife
The Engineer's Wife | Tracey Enerson Wood
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lynneamch
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Based on historical research, Emerson Wood honors Emily Roebling who led the construction of the Brooklyn #Bridge after her engineer husband was injured. The Suffragist movement and P.T. Barnum are also integral to this story that needs to be told. Pic from earier this week. Leaving NYC tomorrow. Lovely trip with my high school senior granddaughter. #SavvySettings @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

Eggs Love everything about this💗💗 4mo
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SueLovesBooks
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Just finished this historical fiction about an extremely powerful woman, Emily Roebling. Late 1800s she takes over her husband‘s role as chief engineer of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge. Think about it…during that timeframe, women‘s roles were meant to be subservient to their husbands and fathers. Remarkable story, but fiction thrown in there too. The author tells you at the end, what was fact vs fiction. I definitely recommend this book.

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Laughterhp
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Low pick. Overall, I liked this book but disappointed one of the main storylines was fictional. I really like books that write about unknown women in history. This one was a bit long and had a lot of unnecessary information, but overall I enjoyed it. Great pick for #LMPBC

Laughterhp Another book done for #20in4Readathon @Andrew65 6mo
kellyann28 I was disappointed by that fictional storyline too!! I was doing all kinds of Googling 😂 6mo
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 Looks good. (edited) 6mo
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Laughterhp
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Trying to relax and not stress about the oncoming snow storm. Supposed to get 20 inches tomorrow. I‘m home alone and will have to deal with the storm on my own.

Watching Golden Girls for the first time ever and switching between my 2 #LMPBC books

#20in4Readathon

Aims42 Sending major prayers the bulk of the snow goes north, south or dissipates before it gets to you!! ❤️🤞 6mo
SRWCF You're in good company with the Golden Girls! 6mo
BethM Holy shit. Stay safe and warm. 6mo
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marleed Oh stay safe and warm! 6mo
Tamra I hope the storm takes a turn and avoids you! 6mo
Morr_Books Definitely don't like the idea of you home alone. Hope it isn't too bad. 6mo
Booksarelifeaddict @Laughterhp same here we‘re getting 20 also 6mo
Laughterhp @Morr_Books A couple of my friends invited me over, but I‘d rather stay here and maintain the shoveling/snow blowing. Rather than come home to 3ft of snow. 6mo
Laughterhp @Aims42 @SRWCF @BethM @marleed @Tamra Thanks everyone! I‘m hoping we don‘t get as much as they say we will, but I think that‘s just wishful thinking! 6mo
Andrew65 Used to love The Golden Girls, stay warm in the Snow. (edited) 6mo
Bookzombie I‘m sorry you are home alone to deal with the weather. That‘s hard and a little scary or that‘s what I would think. Sending loads of love. Also, how cool that you are watching The Golden Girls for the first time! I hope you love it. 6mo
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kellyann28
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This was a pretty good book! Sometimes I don't enjoy the historical "based on true events" books but this was an exception. Great pick! I will get this mailed out next week since holiday mail is going a bit slower. ❤

#LMPBC @BookBosomed1 @ncsufoxes @Laughterhp

kellyann28 @Laughterhp This went out to you as of yesterday! 8mo
Laughterhp Okay! I‘ll keep an eye out! 8mo
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kellyann28
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Look at what came today! 🎉 #LMPBC
@BookBosomed1 @Laughterhp @ncsufoxes

BookBosomed1 Finally! 😬😬😬 8mo
BookBosomed1 I‘m 1/2 way through the next book. I‘m trying to do better this round. 🤣 8mo
kellyann28 @BookBosomed1 lol, no worries! The holiday season is hectic! 8mo
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BookBosomed1
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@kellyann28 I am priority shipping this to you today. I‘ve been traveling, and I just returned home. Apologies for my tardiness! #LMPBC

kellyann28 No problem! Thanks for letting me know ❤ 8mo
BookBosomed1 @kellyann28 Sent it! I sent via priority but it may not get there until Monday. I was just in AR. I should‘ve brought it with me! 🤦‍♀️ 8mo
kellyann28 It will probably get stuck in Memphis for a week because that postal stop is THE WORST 😂 it's okay though, we will stay on track! 8mo
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BookingitwithSandra
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Congratulations, to Mary Kay Andrews, Tracey Ennerson Woods, Catriona Ward, and Yeorim Yoon for the release of your new books!

#newreleases #fiction #historicalfiction, #mystery #childrensbooks

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Kboltz
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Who knew that a woman had her hands in the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge? Good historical fiction with PT Barnum thrown in for some extra added history.

Aims42 I loved this book too!! She has a new book: 1y
Kboltz @Aims42 I read about that...will try to find it. 1y
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Daisey
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I started this a while ago but then set it aside for a few busy weeks. I finished it this rainy morning. I enjoyed it, and it made me curious about some aspects of bridge building and this time in history. However, it‘s also one of those historical fiction books that makes you wonder just as much because so much seems to be pure fiction.

Thanks so much to #Sourcebooks for the opportunity to read this with the #LitsyBookClub.

Liz_M If it is about the Brooklyn Bridge, the tagged book is phenomenal. And the engineer's wife did a huge amount of work, ensuring the projects completion when her husband fell ill (and then died.) 1y
Daisey @Liz_M The book is about Emily Roebling and the Brooklyn Bridge. I‘ll have to keep your recommendation in mind for when I am in the mood for a long nonfiction. It sounds like just what I want for better historical context. 1y
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litsybookclub
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Discussion Question Number Three.

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litsybookclub
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Discussion Question Number Two.

bthegood Her self confidence,! 1y
litsybookclub @bthegood Yes! 👏🏻👏🏻 1y
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litsybookclub
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Discussion Question Number One.

bthegood I knew about the bridges because I live in Cincinnati area where there is a Roebling bridge, did not know about Emily or her role in building the bridges. 1y
litsybookclub @bthegood It is fascinating to learn all this family and Emily. 1y
tpixie @bthegood fun your have a Roebling bridge! Emily is an unsung engineer! 1y
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tpixie
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We had a great chat w. author Tracey Enerson Wood! We enjoyed her book, & she was so welcoming & insightful with her answers! Can‘t wait for 7/6/2021 for her next book The War Nurse. I just ordered her nonfiction book re: Veterans, their families, and their recipes!
Thanks @Sourcebooks !
#Bookmarked
#Sourcebooks
#sponsoredbookclub #bookclubbook #Litsybookclub
#WomenInspiringWomen
#WomensHistoryMonth
#WWI
#veterans #recipes #recipebook

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Graciouswarriorprincess
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A great afternoon with the Litsy Book Club and author, Tracey Emerson Wood for the discussion of “The Engineer‘s Wife”. If you want to learn more about the building of the ironic Brooklyn Bridge and a fascinating American woman, Emily Warren Roebling, I highly recommend this book!

AmyG Oh wow! I have this book. I will have to bump it up on my TBR....unless it gets chosen for my Bookspin book.🤞🏻 (edited) 1y
Graciouswarriorprincess @AmyG You will love it!!! 1y
bthegood Read the book, I enjoyed it, did not know where to find information for the zoom, maybe next month😊. Glad it went well. 1y
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Graciouswarriorprincess @bthegood I am sorry. I hope that you can join us next month. 1y
bthegood @Graciouswarriorprincess no worries, good to read a book from a genre I normally don't read. Hope to join in next month, thanks for doing this book club😊 1y
Graciouswarriorprincess @bthegood Thanks! Are you on Facebook? I set up a group page for the bookclub last year when the pandemic hit as there were so many online author events and it was the easiest way to let everyone know since the majority were on that platform. Let me know if you want to join that page too. 1y
bthegood @Graciouswarriorprincess not on Facebook but thx🙂 1y
Graciouswarriorprincess @bthegood ok. Just look for the Litsy book club and I will make sure it is posted for April. 1y
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litsybookclub
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Thank you to @SoniaC and @tpixie for joining our discussion of “The Engineer‘s Wife” along with author, Tracey Emerson Wood.

This is a fascinating wonderful book about an amazing woman, Emily Warren Roebling and the building of the ironic Brooklyn Bridge.

Tracey has another book out on July 6th “The War Nurse”. Based on a true story, The War Nurse is a sweeping historical novel that takes readers on an unforgettable journey through WWI France.

tpixie She was so friendly! We had a great time! 1y
mommyincolortv I love reading historical books about my home(NYC)! I'm reading Harlem Nocturne by Farah Jasmine Griffin right now. Its about 3 black women, whobused their different art forms to fight for women and Black people's equality during WWII 1y
tpixie @mommyincolor sounds good! 1y
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bthegood
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This was very good - as a historical fiction it was just the right amount of history and fiction - It was a good way to learn about Emily Roebling's contribution to building one of the worlds most famous bridges and the role of women in the late 1800s.
#litsybookclub @litsybookclub
2nd of 3 books finished for #MarvellousMarch @Andrew65
Make a great day everyone.

Andrew65 Going well 👏👏👏 1y
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bthegood
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Yesterday got away from me - looking forward to a few days with a lot of reading time built in for #MarvellousMarch @Andrew65 and to posting a review of tagged book soon (just a few chapters left)-

TheSpineView 😂😂😂 1y
LiteraryinLawrence Cute 😋 1y
BkClubCare That is funny. 1y
bthegood @TheSpineView @LiteraryinLititz @BkClubCare - for all the times your posts have brought a smile to my face - happy I could bring one to yours - make a great day everyone - 1y
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bthegood
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I plan to finish this book today - I go over the Roebling Bridge (KY) often - so it is interesting to read about Emily Roebling and her role in the completion of the Brooklyn bridge.
#MarvellousMarch @Andrew65
Happy St. Patricks Day 🍀-
Make a great day everyone.

Andrew65 Great looking bridge. 1y
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bthegood
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#3WordReviews @ShyBookOwl thx for tag @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick
tagging @nanuska_153

empowering, captivating, fresh

#thinkpositivebepositive thx for the tag @Tattooedteacher - keeping with the theme
“I have more brains, common sense and know-how generally than have any two engineers, civil or uncivil“ - emily warren roebling

Happy first day of #MarvellousMarch @Andrew65 and everyone - make it a great one-

Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Good review! Thanks for playing. 1y
Andrew65 Thanks for the tag, this should be interesting. (edited) 1y
Andrew65 Hope you have a good first day too. 1y
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bthegood
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#wondrouswednesday @Eggs
1. I would like to meet Stephen King - not sure how far I would go - would depend on what type of meeting - to actually sit down and talk - I'd go pretty far!
2. Not sick, but I did call a snow day a few weeks ago when the University was doing another remote learning day instead - I did read a lot that day.
3. Looking forward to a trip to Alaska towards the very end of summer -

want to play @Sargar114?

Eggs Great choice-King!! 1y
bthegood @Eggs 🙂 1y
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bthegood
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Thx for the tag @TheSpineView

Tagged book for #litsybookclub is perfect read for today.

Make a great day everyone.

TheSpineView 😘🤗🥰 1y
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tpixie
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Graciouswarriorprincess
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Graciouswarriorprincess
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Thank you to Sourcebooks for this copy of our #litsybookclub March read! I am so fascinated to learn more about this iconic bridge in NYC!

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tpixie
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tpixie @DHill @LazyOwl lol I posted the wrong photo LOL the other one my son and two-year-old granddaughter drew( the ear) 1y
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lynneamch
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So looking forward to reading this one about Emily Roebling who helped design and construct the Brooklyn Bridge, though her husband got the credit. An ideal choice kicking off Greer Macallister's #WomensHistoryMonth project on her FB page. 30 days, 30 women, 30 books! #whowasshe #historicalfiction #womenshistory
Also an addition to my collection of covers with a woman holding something #behindherback @Bookworm83 @Graciouswarriorprincess

Graciouswarriorprincess @lynneamch oh, thanks for sharing!! You should join for the book club as I am trying to get the author to join us! 1y
lynneamch That would be great @Graciouswarriorprincess ! 1y
Daisey I‘m looking forward to reading this one this month as well. 1y
tpixie @lynneamch yes, do!! And your collection of covers must be getting pretty big! LOL. I‘m on chapter 14 and am and enjoying it so far. I‘m going to have to check out @theladygreer website! 1y
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litsybookclub
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New month, new book! This is our March pick and we hope that you will read along with us! We typically Zoom discussions the third of fourth Sunday of the month. Questions? Ask @Bookworm83 or @Graciouswarriorprincess

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Nitpickyabouttrains
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I am a civil engineer and I am fascinated by the stories of the roeblings. So I liked this historical fiction version of the building of the Brooklyn bridge.

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BookingitwithSandra
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A new Book Review of The Engineer's Wife is up on my blog: https://bookitwithsandi.home.blog/2020/04/28/the-engineers-wife/

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theladygreer
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Tonight! @Sourcebooks is hosting this virtual panel of bestselling historical fiction authors (including yours truly) - should be a fun time! More info: https://www.sourcebooks.com/historical-fiction-virtual-panel.html

Cinfhen Oh wow!!! What an awesome panel 😊Thanks for sharing 💗 2y
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BookingitwithSandra
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“Discover the Fascinating woman who helped design and construct an American Icon.” -Sourcebooks Landmark

This book is about Emily Warren Roebling suffragette, wife time Chief Engineer for the Brooklyn Bridge project. Sounded like such a good book especially since i love the Brooklyn Bridge and history.

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Bakingbookworm
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2 stars - Historical Fiction focusing on the wife of the chief engineer of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. We witness her personal life and her increasingly vital input into the bridge's construction.

Cool POV and good historical aspects (suffrage, working conditions …) but waaay too much technical engineering info that bogged down the story. This was a tedious read for me.

My review: https://bit.ly/EngineersWifeReview