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Review: Dobyns Chronicles by Shirley McLain ★★★★

Dobyns Chronicles by Shirley Maclain

Shirley McLain’s fictionalized biography, The Dobyns Chronicles, is an affectionate retelling of episodes from her own great-grandfather Charley’s interesting life beginning in late 1800s Oklahoma and Texas. It tells of a real family’s everyday survival in a vanishing, self-sufficient world and introduces the many characters they meet along the way. It brings to life the hardships of this era, and ... Read More »

Review: Candlelight in a Storm by Naveen Sridhar ★★★★★

Candlelight in a Storm by Naveen Sridhar

Candlelight in a Storm by Naveen Sridhar is the historical biography of his wife. Born during World War II and fleeing the violence there, later fleeing communist regimes as a teenager, and traveling the world, meeting her husband in Berlin, her story is at once colorful and harrowing. John F. Kennedy came to Germany and said “Ich bin ein Berliner,” ... Read More »

Review: Legacy of Leadership – Zenon C.R. Hansen by Steve Myers

Zenon CR Hansen

Zenon Hansen was an all-American enterpreneur with motivational skills who became the president of Mack Trucks, one of the biggest trucking companies in America. Starting off as an Eagle Scout, he won a badge that led him to give his life to the Boy Scout movement. Pitched by writer Steve Myers as an inspirational read for young adults who need ... Read More »