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Kelsey McConnell

Kelsey received her BA in Television and Film Production from SDSU in 2016 and her MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU in 2018. When she's not writing for Open Road Integrated Media, she uses most of her free time for napping, writing her own novels, playing DnD, and snuggling with her dog.

6 Best Chess Books That Shed Light on the Beloved Game

Great reads that'll help you see the whole board.

8 Essential Books About the Spanish Civil War

Get incredible insights into Spain's brutal conflict.

Own a Piece of History With the Oldest Log Cabin in America

Live in the wonders of the past with this historic log cabin.

8 Gripping Audiobooks That Offer an Escape from the News

These glimpses into the past will help you cope with the present.

Black Patriots and Loyalists: An Untold Story of the Revolutionary War

Rediscover the forgotten battles of America's most defining war.

New Netflix Documentary Reveals the Secret Love Story Behind A League of Their Own

A Secret Love reveals a beautiful story where sports history and queer history collide.

This April, Visit National Parks from the Comfort of Your Own Home

The National Park Service celebrates National Park Week.

Discover Leonardo da Vinci, Beyond the Paintings

The Renaissance painter was a virtuosic man whose wisdom was not limited by subject matter.

10 Essential Historical Nonfiction Books

Take your mind off the current world with riveting true accounts of history's most poignant moments.

Iwo Jima: The True Details of an Iconic Photograph in the Midst of Battle

Discover the essential account of the men who raised the flags during the Battle of Iwo Jima.

Worst Roman Emperors, from Incompetent to Insane

These bad boys of history give Rome a bad name.

10 War Books That Enlighten, Move, and Educate Their Readers

These books examine the burdens of battle, from the Revolutionary War to modern day Iraq.

Axis Sally: The American Voice of Nazi Germany

A treasonous radio personality despised by US forces.

25 Important Women in History You May Not Have Heard of

These women are vital to history. Discover why.

Paul Robeson: Artist and Activist

The legendary performer carved a path of politics and persistence.