Title: Thorns of Chester Street Author: Shawn Alex Nemeth Genre: Memoir At seven years old, Shawn Nemeth walks into the little, white church in his hometown all alone, desperately yearning for the love so lacking at home and finding it in a relationship with God. From a very young age, he’s known that… Read More Editorial Review – Thorns of Chester Street
Title: That Brant Country Sound! In Pictures Author: Tom Ryerson Genre: Non-Fiction / Biography / Illustrated with Pictures That Brant County Sound! In Pictures provides readers and fans of Canadian Country Music the photographic heritage of Brant County, with snapshots of Terry Sumsion, Roger Quick, Jan Stevens, Fred H. W. McKenna, the Mercey Brothers,… Read More Editorial Review – That Brant County Sound! In Pictures
Title: That Brant County Sound!: The Ballad of Jim Allison and Thunderbird Recording Author: Tom Ryerson Genre: Arts & Entertainment, Biography This sizable volume contains the story of Jim Allison, a local Canadian country musician back in the 1960s and 1970s, and it shares how he influenced the careers and music industry of Brant… Read More Editorial Review – That Brant County Sound!
As a non-fiction book set in Uganda, Queen of Katwe is a novel I would never normally have picked up. However, something in the story called to me and, having read the entire book in a matter of hours, I don’t regret that decision in the slightest. Queen of Katwe details the life and… Read More Queen of Katwe – Book Review
Title: William Shatner: A Transformed Man Author: Dennis William Hauck Genre: Biography This quote-rich biography presents a balanced view of William Shatner as a person, an actor, a husband and father, and a visionary. It features his work with Star Trek and his various cast mates without neglecting his other facets and relationships, and… Read More Editorial Review – William Shatner: A Transformed Man
The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo Memoirs from female comedians seem to be coming fast and furious these days. Books by Mindy Kaling, Tina Fey, Anna Kendrick, etc. are all examples of this extremely popular trend in books right now. Personally, I hate trends, I’m the person with a giant scowl on my face as people… Read More The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo – Book Review
I was kindly sent a copy of this book by the publisher Austin Macauley. It is the story of Kevin Lueshing, a British boxing champion and the dark past he’s kept hidden. Here is my review: I had never heard of Kevin ‘The Look’ Lueshing before, having never followed boxing, so when I was… Read More The Belt Boy – Book Review