The Storyteller

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl found himself with a lot of time on his hands given that he couldn’t hit the road and play live music. So, he sat down and wrote a book. The Storyteller isn’t your typical cradle to grave memoir, mostly given that Dave is still alive…

An Embarrassment of Critch’s

Comedian Mark Critch returns with a follow-up to his first memoir, SON OF A CRITCH with AN EMBARASSMENT OF CRITCH’S (both great names, by the way). I received an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review. Hailing from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Mark knew from an early age what it was he wanted to do…

No One Wins Alone

No One Wins Alone is the memoir of superstar NHL player, Mark Messier. I received an advanced copy from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. A few years ago, I told myself I would stop reading player memoirs and shift solely to books written about hockey by either journalists or sports writers. I…

The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream

Also known as the Lambeth Poisoner, Dr. Thomas Neill Cream spent the better part of a year hunting and eliminating prostitutes in and around London in the early 1890s.  Once Scotland Yard narrowed in on who they believed to be their suspect, Inspector Frederick Smith Jarvis was sent to North America to dig into Cream’s…

Care Of

The COVID-19 pandemic changed all our lives.  For many of us, we had more free time than ever as we became secluded in our homes for months on end.  Unable to tour, writer and storyteller Ivan Coyote took their newfound free time to sit down and answer correspondence they’ve received from people over the years. …