Greystone Books Reviews
"An activity and trivia book aimed at those who love hockey and everything else surrounding the game. Fuel for fun for any dedicated hockey enthusiast and their peers, the trivia is reinforced with game ideas and much more. [...] A must for sports enthusiasts, highly recommended."
The Midwest Book Review, Dec 11, 2012Read more about Jaw Dropping Hockey Trivia >>
"If dance history is of interest to you then so will Deidre Kelly’s 'Ballerina: Sex, Scandal and Suffering behind the Symbol of Perfection'. Ms. Kelly goes into detail about what ballerinas throughout history have had to endure to simply be able to practice their art. She examines the demands placed ...
NYC Dance Stuff, Dec 11, 2012Read more about Ballerina >>
"Deirdre Kelly exposes, with rich detail, the underbelly of the world that only those with a true calling to dance en pointe could endure. [...] Read this book. You will never look at a ballet production through the same eyes again."
Portland Book Review, Nov 26, 2012Read more about Ballerina >>
Polar Wives is a tale only the daughter of Arctic explorers could tell. She characterizes the relationships between the explorers and their wives with a deft pen and crisp, swift prose that cuts through time and struggle as surely as a sled runner. The vibrancy and individuality of these resilient women ...
Portland Book Review, Nov 22, 2012Read more about Polar Wives >>
"She deftly alternates between dense though accessible cultural theory and colourful anecdotes of Mitchell's life and times. In that, she produces a significant cultural reading of Mitchell that is also cleverly entertaining. Monk's colloquial first-person treatment of Mitchell's life is refreshing and ...
Winnipeg Free Press, Oct 6, 2012Read more about Joni >>
"This provocatively titled, impeccably researched history of the ballerina romps through centuries' worth of ballet's dirty little secrets...There are many engrossing stories in Ballerina. Ballet lovers will not be disappointed by this compelling read."
Winnipeg Free Press, Oct 6, 2012Read more about Ballerina >>