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Steven R. McEvoy

"MCWPP"
(TOP 50 REVIEWER)   (HALL OF FAME)   (REAL NAME)
Hall of Fame Reviewer - 2011
 
Top Reviewer Ranking: 46
Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (564 of 676)
Location: Canada
Anniversary: March 29
Birthday: Jan. 24
In My Own Words:
I spent the better part of the last 25 years in University. Most recently at St. Jerome's University at the University of Waterloo, in Waterloo Ontario in the Religious Studies Program. My focus area's of study are Catholicism, Judaism, Monasticism and Pauline Studies. My Greatest struggle is NT Greek. (My Dyslexia really messes up language learning)I was in university as a student or staff from 1… Read more

Interests
Reading, Writing, Hiking, Camping, Water Skiing, Downhill Skiing, exercise and weight lifting.
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 46 - Total Helpful Votes: 564 of 676
Tin Star by Cecil Castellucci
Tin Star by Cecil Castellucci
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Story, Feb. 26 2014
Every book I read by Cecil Castellucci impresses me more than the last. I have read each of her book multiple times and often go back for a quick reread because I enjoy them so much. This one even more so.

To journey to the star's is something humans have dreamed about for generations. Unfortunately once we got there we were considered a minor species and Earth Gov retreated back into an isolationist stance. But for Tula Bane, aboard the Prarie Rose, is a young woman journeying to a new colony called Beta Grande with a group called the Children of Earth. Led by the unequivocal and charming Brother Blue. The novel begins with Tula being beaten unconscious and abandoned by Brother… Read more
Manduka BM85  BlackMatPRO 85-Inch Yoga and Pilates&hellip by Manduka
I have owned a number of workout mats over the years, and up until now my favourites were either by Gaiam or from Beachbody. I currently have 6 mats in the house from 4 different manufactures. When I asked for a $100 yoga mat for Christmas my wife thought I was a little nuts. But since I have spent over 150 hours practising yoga in the last 6 months I felt it was worth the investment. From all that I had heard the Manduka was the best of the best. I must admit I had very high expectations when I got this mat and it has exceeded them all. Diamond Dallas Page the creator of DDP Yoga only uses these mats and after using one for more than a month now I can see why.

On the Manduka… Read more
Sorrow's Knot by Erin Bow
Sorrow's Knot by Erin Bow
5.0 out of 5 stars Could not put it down, Feb. 14 2014
Erin Bow is a local author and though I have yet to meet her in person with each of her books I read I have a greater appreciation for her skill and talent as a written, from her poetry published as Erin Noteboom. This book was a very compelling read, once started it was always hard to put down. And I found that for days afterword's the story and characters kept coming back to mind. Sometimes remembering the events from the story and sometimes wondering what happened later.

Sorrow's Know is set in what could be comparably a Native agrarian socity. But it is a world haunted and living things are hunted and always need to be vigilant for every patch of darkness or shadow can… Read more

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