Michael Pawlowski, after graduating from the University of Toronto, served the community in the insurance and legal professions. His memberships have included the Canadian Authors' Association, Brave New Works, Niagara Historical Society, Insurance Institute, Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Ontario, and the Law Society of Upper Canada. The obligation to tell ‘the rest of the story' has motivated his all of his literary endeavours.
Join him as he reads and presents his book Cassino, Conquest of the Mountain. The book is about the unfolding events on the 1st of September 1939 that will change lives forever. For on this date, the Nazis invaded Poland - entire families would be erased and the country itself would disappear for decades.
Cassino, Conquest of the Mountain will be a sought after read especially for those concerned with the Polish experience of World War II.
S. Forrest Nomakeo is the author of ‘The Summer Palace’ she will read an excerpt from her book at the Blue Umbrella Books later in the month.
Readers will learn about the main character of the book Katia, and what her life was like in the 17th Century patriarchal society.
She is very willful and the palace that she resides in seems suffocating to her.
Her yearning for freedom is palpable and she experience some of it when she goes to ride horses. There she meets Wiley, who she falls in love with.
The relationship doesn’t go the way they both expected. Soon Katia’s family gets involved and make things very difficult.
Shirley was part of the print/production industry for nearly 3 decades. She currently resides in Western Massachusetts with her family and blogs regularly about her experiences about writing.
Mr. Taylor is part of this initiative that centers around dog heroes this year.
The book revolves around a brave military dog Beauregard, who dutifully alerts his team about an incoming attack but is ignored. The unit suffers a fatal attack, only the dog survives.
He finds his way to a military officer who understands the importance of having military dogs in the service.
The book pays tribute to all military service dogs and shows how dangerous their jobs are and how admirably they perform it.