Dream Girl

After an accident leaves him bedridden, author Gerry Andersen begins receiving letters, phone calls and visits from a woman claiming to be Audrey – the central character from his most successful novel DREAM GIRL.  With a history of mental illness in his family, is Gerry beginning to lose his mind or is someone from his…

Lonesome Dove

I’ve been wanting to read Larry McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove for a while now.  Over the years I’ve read many positive reviews from those I trust on Goodreads, so I had a feeling I wouldn’t be disappointed but with Stephen King’s Dark Tower series being as close as I’ve come to reading a western, I found…

Coach: The Pat Burns Story

COACH is the story of the three time NHL coach of the year award winner, Pat Burns. In 1992, when I was 8 years old, I came home from hanging out with my friends and proudly proclaimed that I liked hockey and that I was now a Montreal Canadiens fan.  My Uncle got wind of…

A Writer Prepares

A Writer Prepares is the new memoir from author Lawrence Block that details his early years as a writer and how he broke into the industry offering a glimpse into an incredibly successful and prolific career. I received a copy from the author for review. How this book came together is just as interesting as…

Rage

RAGE is Bob Woodward’s follow-up to his 2018 book FEAR focusing on the second half of Trump’s presidency.  RAGE examines Trump’s relationship with Kim Jong-Un and North Korea, the outcome of the FBI’s Russia Investigation, the Black Lives Matter movement and of course, COVID-19. It is absolutely astounding how poorly Trump and his administration responded…

Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002)

Theft By Finding: Diaries 1977-2002 contains the contents of David Sedaris’ diaries. A few years ago, I had read a book that collected Kevin Smith’s blog posts.  David Sedaris’ Theft by Finding is essentially the same thing.  Theft by Finding is twenty-five years of writing extracted from Sedaris’ journal.  I suppose that’s all a blog…