RebelMom Music & Book Pick – Chelsea Williams & The Golden Mean

Chelsea Williams by Chelsea Williams

RebelMom Pick!

I saw Chelsea Williams gathering a crowd with her guitar on a street in Santa Monica a few years ago. I could have listened to her for hours as her vocals and guitar playing meld so well together… She accompanies me in the car and is my background music during late work nights. Take a listen to You Don’t Wanna Know and I Stole Your Boots. She doesn’t appear to be signed yet by a big label, so please support this incredibly talented artist! *You can sample her music via the iTunes button below without making a purchase.

Chelsea Williams - Chelsea Williams

The Golden Mean by Annabel Lyon

Reader Pick!

“Though I can be suspicious of historical fiction, I enjoyed the way that “The Golden Mean,” by Canadian author Annabel Lyon, captures the spirit of, and facts about the early lives of Aristotle and Alexander the Great. Lyons’ Aristotle is the logical and sympathetic, though somewhat manic tutor of a bright and impulsive teen-aged Alexander. The book makes a thoughtful guess about the sights, smells, and sensibilities of the society they lived in, as well as the roots of the ancient Greek culture that has spawned so many modern traditions and ideas…” Kate Keating for (Read Full Review)

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