BOOKKEEPING by Mary McWay Seaman WE ARE NOT OURSELVES by Matthew Thomas

The year is 1951, and young Eileen Tumulty and her father Michael are in Doherty’s Bar in Queens, New York, after her step-dancing class. Eileen finished her homework while her father “held [...read]

Ron Radford, Denver author, has just released ebook, The Special Boy

The Special Boy is the compelling tale of a tragically orphaned Irish lad born in the strife ridden Belfast of the early 1950’s. Spirited away to the safety of a sleepy Indiana [...read]

Iraq War Vet “Semper Sarah” Turns Obstacles into Opportunities in New Book “Just Roll With It!”

Sarah Plummer (aka: Semper Sarah) has released “JUST ROLL WITH IT” a transformative and outrageously inspirational book designed to equip readers with the tools to start living a happier, healthier, and more [...read]

Mary McWay Seaman reviews Celtic Run by Colorado author Sean Vogel. (Meet Sean at November 3 book signing)

Mary McWay Seaman reviewed the novel Celtic Run in the October 2012 Celtic Connection. You can read the positive review below. Mary reviews monthly in her column, BOOKKEEPING. Sean Vogel will be [...read]

WILD BILL HICKOK AND THE WRATH OF THE DEAD RABBITS by James Mic Regan (Signalman Publishing, 2012, 195 pages, paperback, $14.99)

From May 2012 Celtic Connect ‘BOOKKEEPING’ review by Mary McWay Seaman The old American West has long been sentimentalized in story, song and film, but this book does none of that. It [...read]

Reviewed by Mary McWay Seaman, Celtic Connection, December, 2008 Every so often, a literary jewel radiates beams of breathtaking, iridescent force. Sebastian Barry”s THE SECRET SCRIPTURE, with the heft and lilt of eloquent simplicity, [...read]

Reviewed by Mary McWay Seaman, Celtic Connection, April, 2008 How often do our mortal selves bear scrutiny as a mighty chunk of nature, chiseled as we are by technological realignments to flesh, blood [...read]

Reviewed by Mary McWay Seaman, Celtic Connection, July, 2007 Short story collections make irresistible traveling companions, and Thomas McGuane”s distinguished new volume, GALLATIN CANYON, delivers ten edgy displacement dramas perfectly fitted for interludes [...read]

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Reviewed by Mary McWay Seaman, Celtic Connection, October, 2007 Folks who grew up during the Great Depression will not easily forget this book, and some New Yorkers may even feel themselves walking through its [...read]

Reviewed by Mary McWay Seaman, Celtic Connection, September, 2007 Belinda Rathbone”s new memoir is an exceptional combo of history, lament, battle cry and chronicle of what is, sifted from what once was, in rural [...read]

Short story collections make irresistible traveling companions, and Thomas McGuane”s distinguished new volume, GALLATIN CANYON, delivers ten edgy displacement dramas perfectly fitted for interludes on the plane, by the pool or on [...read]

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