Category Archives: History

“Finding St. Lo: A Memoir of War and Family” by Ted Neill

FINDING ST. LO: A MEMOIR OF WAR AND FAMILY Ted NeillIndependently Published (2019)ISBN 9781730959738Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (6/19) “Finding St. Lo” by Ted Neill is a touching, soul-wrenching memoir about unsung heroes of the Second World War. … Continue reading

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“Thrown Upon The World” by George Kolber and Charles Kolber

THROWN UPON THE WORLDGeorge Kolber and Charles KolberArchway Publishing (2018)ISBN 9781480862623Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (5/19) “Thrown Upon The World” by George Kolber and Charles Kolber provides readers with an amazing inside look at the Holocaust and how … Continue reading

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“Forty Gavels: The Life of Reuben Soderstrom and the Illinois AFL-CIO”

FORTY GAVELS: THE LIFE OF REUBEN SODERSTROM AND THE ILLINOIS AFL-CIO – VOLUMES I, II AND III Carl W. Soderstrom MD, Robert W. Soderstrom, Chris M. Stevens, Andrew W. Burt CWS Publishing (2018) ISBN 9780998257532 Reviewed by Susan Violante for … Continue reading

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“Notes from the Trenches” by Gary H. Foster

NOTES FROM THE TRENCHES Gary H. Foster Outskirts Press (2018) ISBN 9781478792741 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (02/19) In 1917, author Gary Foster’s grandfather, Leo Foster, enlisted in the Wisconsin National Guard. He was assigned to be a … Continue reading

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“Romantic Illusions” Book Two – An Affair with Beauty: The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy by James Philip Head

ROMANTIC ILLUSIONS BOOK TWO – AN AFFAIR WITH BEAUTY: THE MYSTIQUE OF HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY James Philip Head North Loop Books (2019) ISBN 9781545635278 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (2/19) “Romantic Illusions” is the second book in the … Continue reading

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“Thorlák of Iceland” by Aimee O’Connell

THORLÁK OF ICELAND Aimee O’Connell Chaos To Order Publishing (2018) ISBN 9780990723141 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (10/18) “Thorlák of Iceland” by Aimee O’Connell is the mostly unknown story of an autistic boy from Iceland who was able … Continue reading

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“What Happened in Craig” by Leland E. Hale

WHAT HAPPENED IN CRAIG Leland E. Hale Epicenter Press (2018) ISBN 9781941890226 Reviewed by Robert Leon Davis For Readers Views (10/18) I selected this book, “What Happened in Craig” by Leland E. Hale, mainly for three reasons. The first, it … Continue reading

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