Category Archives: Memoir & Biography

“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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“Kathy Run” by Kathy Rice

KATHY RUN Kathy Rice Xlibris (2015) ISBN 9781503537019 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (10/16) “Kathy Run” by Kathy Rice is a wonderful story about growing up in the 60’s without all the “extras” one has today. It takes place in … Continue reading

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“Abandoned in Search of Rainbows” by A.K. Driggs

ABANDONED IN SEARCH OF RAINBOWS A.K. Driggs Book Publishers Network (2016) ISBN 9781940598772 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (8/16) There are very few books this reviewer has come across that have a “wow” factor and leave you with such … Continue reading

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“Blood Ties” by Philip Klaus

BLOOD TIES Philip Klaus LifeRich Publishing (2016) ISBN 9781489705532 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Readers View (5/17) Philip Klaus’ memoir, “Blood Ties” is a heart-warming, gut-wrenching read about being adopted into a loving family, but never having the sense of … Continue reading

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“Finding Home with the Beatles, Bob Dylan, and Billy Graham” by Jess Archer

FINDING HOME WITH THE BEATLES, BOB DYLAN, AND BILLY GRAHAM Jess Archer Westbow Press (2015) ISBN 9781512721614 Reviewed by Josh Cramer for Reader Views (05/17) Jess Archer’s exploration of her and her dad’s lives, which she sandwiches between the song, … Continue reading

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“Sorrows & Songs, One Lifetime – Many Lives” by Janice Wood Wetzel

SORROWS & SONGS, ONE LIFETIME – MANY LIVES Janice Wood Wetzel Fullarton Press (2015) ASINB019CXL9S2 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (05/17) Article first published as Book Review: ‘Sorrows & Songs, One Lifetime – Many Lives’ by Janice Wood … Continue reading

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“Glorious Times” by Tom Benjey

GLORIOUS TIMES Tom Benjey Tuxedo Press (2016) ISBN 9781936161485 Reviewed by David K. McDonnell for Reader Views (12/16) “Glorious Times” by Tom Benjey is an exhaustive family history, delving back to the 17th Century and the first Craigheads to Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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