Local Author Meet and Greet at the Glenview Library

I am happy to announce that I will be presenting my historical novel, The Adventures of Francie Fitzgerald, by Victoria Kamar Olivett, at the beautiful Glenview Library (1930 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL 60025) on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. The book was published in Chicago by Joshua Tree Publishing. Everyone is… Continue reading Local Author Meet and Greet at the Glenview Library

An Evening with Author Victoria Kamar Olivett

I am very proud to announce that on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, I will present my historical novel, The Adventures of Francie Fitzgerald, at the beautiful Waukegan Public Library (128 N County St, Waukegan, IL 60885) from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. You can register on the library’s website for this free event. I look forward… Continue reading An Evening with Author Victoria Kamar Olivett

Major Marshall Taylor

Bicycles became the rage in the 1890’s so much so that there were professional bike racers in all the big cities in the United States and the greatest of all the competitors was the African American Major Marshall Taylor. Marshall Taylor’s grandparents had been slaves. His father fought for the North during the Civil War.… Continue reading Major Marshall Taylor

Christmas in 2023

Dear readers, it has been a while since I have expressed myself here on my blog but I feel compelled to do so today. The Holy Land, where the Christ was born and placed in a manger, is being ravaged with killing and hate. Thousands of innocents have been killed. Hospitals, churches, and homes are… Continue reading Christmas in 2023

The Television Show Rawhide

Recently, I have been relaxing in the evenings watching television on You Tube. I started watching the old 1960’s show Rawhide with Clint Eastwood, Eric Fleming, Sheb Wooley, and Paul Brinegar. It is a 50 minute drama that I am absolutely drawn to. I know I watched it as kid with my family. The acting… Continue reading The Television Show Rawhide

History Magazine

I am thrilled to announce that my historical novel, The Adventures of Francie Fitzgerald, has been reviewed in the national publication of History Magazine in their fall issue! This photo was taken at Barnes & Noble in Vernon Hills, IL.

North Chicago Public Library

I would like to thank Jay and all the wonderful staff at at the North Chicago Public Library for allowing me to present my historical novel, The Adventures of Francie Fitzgerald. They were all extremely helpful and have ordered a copy of the book for their library and invited me to come back in September… Continue reading North Chicago Public Library