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),...
Pretty Girls- Karin SlaughterNew 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 Sea
I just read Karin Slaughter’s Pretty Girls, and I could not put it down! It kept me on the edge of my seat, and up far later reading than I should have been. Now that I have caught up on my sleep, I find I am eager to share this review with you. Pretty Girls is a gripping story...Read more
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