Category Archives: History

“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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“Hunting Charles Manson” by Lis Wiehl with Caitlin Rother

HUNTING CHARLES MANSON Lis Wiehl with Caitlin Rother Nelson Books (2018) ISBN 9780718092085 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (7/18) “Hunting Charles Manson” by Lis Wiehl provides an extraordinary look inside the psyche of Charles Manson and his Family. It never ceases to … Continue reading

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“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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