Author Archives: irenesroth

About irenesroth

I am a freelance and academic writer. I am currently writing a book called `Fearless Freelance Writers`. Please look out for it soon on this blog.

Sydney Bellingham’s Canada By William Hesler (33)

This is a unique book about Canada around the 1800’s.  It is an honest yet concise historical account of the main cities in Canada around that time. Sydney Bellingham came to Canada in 1824 from Ireland, alone, at the age … Continue reading

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Girls Need Not Apply by Kelly S. Thompson (32)

This is a sad book about the Armed Forces. I had no idea that things were still so oppressive for women. Patriarchy is still taking a hold in different careers. Yet, this is an inspiring story about a female captain … Continue reading

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Borderline by Allan Stratton (31)

This is a compelling coming of age story about acceptance and fear. It is wrapped in a fascinating adventure/thriller/mystery. All these elements are shaking mightily in this novel. When the FBI descends in a whirlwind of Sami Sabiri’s home, Sami … Continue reading

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Chicken Girl by Heather Smith (30)

This is a young adult fiction story that I really enjoyed. It is about how hard life can be for a teenager, and how teens can cope. It is a good story for our time, given that there is so … Continue reading

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A Wonderful and Thought-Provoking Story by Paddy Bostock

What ifs? By Paddy Bostock The title of the book caught my attention and intrigued me right away. It brought me back to my philosophical roots. I have spent most of my life pursuing the “what ifs of life”. And … Continue reading

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Book Review: Floating on Secrets

Floating on Secrets By Tantra Bensko This is a fast-paced suspense-romance like no other that I ever read. The story transports the reader to places that are not commonly explored and experienced. It is a treat to read and become … Continue reading

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Finding Purpose in a Godless World by Ralph Lewis (29)

This is a brand new book that was displayed in the new books area of my local library.  I decided to take it out and read it. I wasn’t disappointed. It certainly made me think, I must say. It was … Continue reading

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