Credit: Vivian Yess Wadlin

Books for Review

The titles below are available for review. If you are interested in reviewing a book for publication in the Hudson River Valley Review, please contact us with your selected title and a brief introduction. Be sure to include your academic background and affiliation.


Saratoga Springs: A Centennial History
Field Horne, Editor in Chief (Northshire Books, 2015) 404 pp.


The True Story of Fala
Margaret "Daisy" Suckley and Alice Dalgliesh (Black Dome Press, 2015*) 80 pages, 48 drawings
*republication of the 1942 children's book


Jervis McEntee: Kingston's Artist of the Hudson River School
The Friends of Historic Kingston, Lowell Thing, Dr. William Rhoads (Black Dome Press, 2015) 64 pages, 62 illustrations

Creating Sustainable Communities: Lessons from the Hudson River Region
Rik Scarce (SUNY Press excelsior editions, 2015) 257 pp.


Sleepy Hollow - Birth of a Legend
Gary Denis (Createspace Independent Publishers, 2015) 314 pp.


Kingston: The IBM Years
Ward L.E. Mintz (Black Dorm Press Corp, 2014) 143 pp.


A Taste of Upstate New York: The People & The Stories Behind 40 Food Favorites
Chuck D'Imperio (Syracuse University Press, 2015) 288 pp.


Around Highland 
Ethan P. Jackson and Vivian Yess Wadlin (Arcadia Publishing, 2014) 127 pp.


Power on the Hudson: Storm King Mountain and the Emergence of Modern American Environmentalism
Robert D. Lifset (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014) 309 pp.


In the Shadow of Kinzua: The Senenca Nation of Indians since World War II
Laurence Marc Hauptman (Syracuse University Press, 2014). 415 pp.


The Angola Horror
Charity Vogel (Cornell University Press, 2013). 296 pp.


Hidden History of Columbia County
Allison Guertin Marchese (The History Press, 2014). 143 pp.


Erie Railroad's Newburgh Branch
Robert McCue (Arcadia Publishing, 2014). 128 pp. 


Rhinebeck's Historic Beekman Arms
Brian Plumb & Matthew Plumb (The History Press, 2014), 208 pp. 


Patricia O'Reilly Murphy with Friends of Historic Kingston (Arcadia Publishing, 2013). 127 pp.


The Mightier Hudson: The Spirited Revival of a Treasured Landscape
Roger D. Stone (Guilford, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 2012). 242 pp.


Images of America: Fishkill Revisited (An Images of America Title)
Tracy Nicole Dunstan (Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2012). 128 pp.


An Uncommon Cape: Researching the Histories and Mysteries of a Property
Eleanor Phillips Brackbill (SUNY Press, 2012) 182 pp. 


Yonkers: In the Twentieth Century
Marilyn E. Weigold and the Yonkers Historical Society (State University of New York Press, 2014) 349 pp.


Legendary Locals of Greene County
David Dorpfeld and Wanda Dorpfeld (Arcadia Publishing, 2014) 124 pp.


Images of America: West Point Foundry
Trudie A. Grace and Mark Forlow (Arcadia Publishing, 2014) 127 pp.