Nate Hendley to appear at Leaside Public Library

Nate Hendley January 15, 2014, 7:00 PM, author Nate Hendley will appear at the Leaside branch of the Toronto Public Library to read from and discuss his biography, Steven Truscott: Decades of Injustice. The book is an excellent overview of the tragic case of wrongfully convicted Ontario teenager, Steven Truscott. available in print and eBookfrom Five Rivers Publishingand online booksellers worldwide Given Hendley’s captivating nature and subject matter, this is sure to be a fascinating…

Review of Michell Plested’s Mik Murdoch: Boy Superhero

available in print, eBook, audiobookfrom online booksellers internationallyand select bookstores Over at View from Valhalla there is a glowing review for Michell Plested’s YA novel, Mik Murdoch: Boy Superhero. Among other things, the reviewer says: Odin’s recommendation: If you can afford this book, buy it. Yes, it is a kids book. Preteen. However, I think most adults will be able to draw correlations between Mik’s adventures and their own childhoods. Most young children will be…

4-star review for A Quiet Place

available in print and eBookfrom Five Rivers Publishingand booksellers worldwide This review was written for LibraryThing Early Reviewers. It’s impressive to find an author that knows exactly when to end a short story. Far too often, stories drag on past a natural conclusion or end abruptly, leaving me unsatisfied. The supernatural nature of these shorts appeals to me, and the plots are fun and inventive. All-in-all, definitely worth a read. (  )    |   flagcartomancer | Jan 3, 2014 | 

New LibraryThing 4-star review for The Runner and the Wizard

available in print and eBook fromFive Rivers Publishingyour favorite booksellerand online retailers worldwide This review was written for LibraryThing Early Reviewers. “Young Ivor dreams of being a swordsman like his nine older brothers, but until he can grow a beard he’s limited to being a runner, carrying messages for their lord, Thane Carrak. That’s usually boring, but this time Carrak has sent him on a long journey to summon the mysterious Rorie of Ytter. Rorie is…