Well, it’s been a bit since I’ve written a review here, but I must say life has been busy between a new job, kids, and my husband being away for his work. However, I recently came across a book that I just had to review. I was in a bookstore (nothing new there),...
New book delves into the intricate social and military history and personal experiences of AlbertansBook publisher seeks soldiers to share their storiesNew book explores the great contribution and loss Newfoundland experienced during the War of 1812The Little Flower Shop by the SeaMiss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
The Frontier of Patriotism: Alberta and the First World War is a 608-page book recently published by the University of Calgary press that delves into the intricate social and military history and personal experiences of Albertans. Co-edited by renowned researcher, writer, editor and poet Dr. Adriana Davies and renowned 20th-century military and political historian Jeff Keshen,...Read more
After the highly successful publication of his book “Unflinching: The Making of a Canadian Sniper,” veteran and Canadian military icon Jody Mitic is back at it again. This time, however, he is working on a book that compiles the stories of fellow soldiers. To make this book, “Canadian Soldier Stories” a success, Mitic is currently seeking...Read more
Armed with his passion for the War of 1812 and desire to uncover Newfoundland’s role in the war, first-time author, Gordon Jones’ s book: Defending the Inland Shores: Newfoundland in the War of 1812 was released this past December. It all started when Jones and his wife were on vacation in Newfoundland several years ago. During...Read more
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children By Ransome Riggs Given that the movie will soon be released, I decided that this would be the perfect time to write a review about Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children. I am of the opinion that the book is almost always better than the movie. That being said,...Read more