Category Archives: History

“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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“Part of the Family” by Jason Hensley

PART OF THE FAMILY Jason Hensley CreateSpace (2016) ISBN 9781532740534 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (1/17) “Part of the Family” by Jason Hensley is a wonderful tribute to all Jewish families who endured torture and crimes against their … Continue reading

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Interview with Marsha Denison, Author or “Grisha’s Loop: My Slavic Saga”

INTERVIEW WITH MARSHA DENISON Grisha’s Loop: My Slavic Saga Marsha Samoylenko Denison and Gregoire Ivanovich Samoylenko Outskirts Press (2016) ISBN 9781478778554 Reviewed by David K. McDonnell for Reader Views (12/16) Article first published as Interview: Marsha Samoylenko Denison, Author of ‘Grisha’s … Continue reading

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“From Hill Town to Strieby” by Margo Lee Williams

FROM HILL TOWN TO STRIEBY Margo Lee Williams Backintyme Publishing (2016) ISBN 9780939479092 Reviewed by David K. McDonnell for Reader Views (01/17) “From Hill Town to Strieby” by Margo Lee Williams is the community history of a small settlement in … Continue reading

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