8 May 10:30
8 May 19:00
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.
11 May 18:00
In May, the author of ‘A British War Dance’, Lee Wilmore, will be at the Waterstones Birmingham, 24-26 High Street, Birmingham. It will be your chance to meet the author and get your copy of the book signed.
Lee Willmore takes readers to the most turbulent time of the 20th century, so they can immerse themselves in the life of James Ashfield.
The young man who went to Germany to fight in WW2 alongside his brother.
Fortunately, he makes it back home from war.
Unfortunately, he brought all the horrors and memories back with him. The struggle to readjust is very real for him but he receives an opportunity that will make it all easier for him.
But it won’t be that easy, as James finds out.
Lee hails from West Midlands and is now settled in Kent. His interest in the war time era is what prompted him to put pen to paper.
19 May 15:00
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.
30 May 19:00
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.