Category Archives: History

“Lost in the Woods: Building a Life Up North” by Richard Hill

LOST IN THE WOODS: BUILDING A LIFE UP NORTH Richard Hill Gale Force Press (2016) ISBN 9780981737140 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (5/18) What first attracted me to this book was its title, “Lost in the Woods: Building a Life … Continue reading

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“Concrete Steps” by Larry C. Kerpelman

CONCRETE STEPS Larry C. Kerpelman Pratt Brook Communication, LLC (2017) ISBN 9781942545484 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (4/18) In “Concrete Steps: Coming of Age in a Once-Big City,” author Larry C. Kerpelman takes us back to his old neighborhood in … Continue reading

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“Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives” by Anne Michaud

WHY THEY STAY: SEX SCANDALS, DEALS AND HIDDEN AGENDAS OF NINE POLITICAL WIVES Anne Michaud Ogunquit-NY Press (2017) ISBN 9780997663310 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (11/17) Anne Michaud, acclaimed journalist and author of “Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals and … Continue reading

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“No Reply” by Pamela Sampson

NO REPLY: A JEWISH CHILD ABOARD THE MS ST. LOUIS AND THE ORDEAL THAT FOLLOWED Pamela Sampson Pamela Sampson (2017) ISBN 9780692812693 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (7/17) “No Reply” by Pamela Sampson is the emotional and historical memoir of … Continue reading

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“Turbulent Times: The Remarkable Life of William H. Seward” by Stephen G. Yanoff

TURBULENT TIMES: THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF WILLIAM H. SEWARD Stephen G. Yanoff AuthorHouse (2017) ISBN 9781524685584 Reviewed by Ben Green for Reader Views (07/17) “Turbulent Times: The Remarkable Life of William H. Seward” by Stephen G. Yanoff is a remarkable book about … Continue reading

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“The Bone War of McCurtain County” by Russell Ferrell

THE BONE WAR OF MCCURTAIN COUNTY Russell Ferrell Rabelais Publishing (2017) ISBN 9780983355151 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (7/17) Article first published as Book Review: ‘The Bone War of McCurtain County’ by Russell Ferrell on Blogcritics. “The Bone War of … Continue reading

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“Reluctant Soldier” by Marnie Mellblom

RELUCTANT SOLDIER Marnie Mellblom Outskirts Press (2015) ISBN 9781478757405 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (7/17) “Reluctant Soldier” by Marnie Mellblom is a love/history story about Neil Mellblom who is a reporter for the Pacific Stars and Stripes during the Korean war. The … Continue reading

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