The Belgium Connection!

Adirondack Bear Tales has gone international!

Adirondack Bear Tales has gotten some great reviews from several folks I respect, including Joy Neal Kidney, the author of Leora’s Letters. However, it seems that Adirondack Bear Tales has also now gone international, getting a great review from Denzil Walton, a full-time freelance writer living in Belgium.

Discovering Belgium is Denzil’s personal blog, which focuses on exploring the many wonders of Belgium, offering suggestions for days out, hikes, cycle rides, nature reserves, castles, museums, city trips, and much more.

A few excerpts from the review …

The stories are all short, and there are only eleven, so the entire book can be read in 30 minutes or so. But they are all delightful, easy to read and captivating. Quality rather than quantity!

A 12-year girl comes face to face with a bear during a night-time bathroom break! … The hilarious account of Grandma locking Grandpa out of the car while Grandpa tussles with a bear for ownership of a bag of garbage. The stubbornness of an Uncle who refuses to let the local bear destroy the bird feeder and steal the seeds … a handful of other stories illustrating the close relationship between the people and the bears of the Adirondacks.

The book is well-written … frequently involve the author’s grandparents … ideal for grandparents to read as bedtime stories to their young grandchildren … in my case, as someone living in a country where wild bears disappeared centuries ago, as an insight into a completely different world where a black bear might appear in your garden or even your kitchen!

You can read the entire review by clicking here!

And thank you, Denzil, for the amazing review. It is much appreciated.

Click here to check out some of my book reviews. You might find a few you want to read to help pass the time during the Covid-19 stay-at-home period.

7 thoughts on “The Belgium Connection!”

  1. His website looks fascinating. We visited Belgium with Mom and Aunt Darlene right after they “saw where brother Danny is buried” at the Lorraine American Cemetery at St. Avold, France. Our tour planner wanted them to see Bruges after the cemetery, then routed us to London via the Chunnel at Brussels.

    And your “Adirondack Bear Tales” is an awesome little book.

    1. Sounds like that must have been an amazing trip. I spent some time touring Europe when stationed in a Germany and I’ve been to London. Haven’t been through the Chunnel though; maybe someday.

  2. It’s a pleasure Darren. And thanks for the link to my blog. Should I have added that I purchased the book and did not receive a free copy? So it was unbiased? I sometimes mistrust the back scratching 5 star reviews among bloggers…

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