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  • Get amped up about the third in the Michael Vey series
    Get amped up about the third in the Michael Vey series
    Michael Vey: Battle of the Ampere is completely implausible. A group of electric teenagers and their friends take on the corporation that created them. They are in a foreign country and only have some help from a mysterious voice running a shadowy...
  • 10 questions with historical fiction author: Lynn Shepherd
    10 questions with historical fiction author: Lynn Shepherd
    Lynn Shepherd, author of "The Pierced Heart", "A Fatal Likeness", "The Solitary House", and "Murder At Mansfield Park" answers 10 questions about herfavorite time period in history, her favorite figures from...
  • Toyman
    Toyman, Dean Cain, and Helen Slater set to appear in CBS' "Supergirl"
    DC Entertainment's latest superhero show on one of the biggest network TV stations yet continues to string along high profile casting news. The latest casting item was revealed yesterday afternoon (March 2) by the Wrap and notes that Jeremy...
  • "Royal Heirs Required" by Cat Schield
    "Royal Heirs Required" is a feel-good addition to Harlequin Desire's collection
    Lady Olivia Darcy has always dreamed of being royalty. So when she agrees to marry Prince Gabriel Alessandro of the small European country of Sherdana, a landlocked country located between Italy and France, she is only minimally bothered that it...
  • 'Separate Is Never Equal' by Duncan Tonatiuh: Picture book about desegregation
    'Separate Is Never Equal' by Duncan Tonatiuh: Picture book about desegregation
    In the picture book "Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation," Duncan Tonatiuh tells a story that predates "Brown v Board of Education."In California, children of Mexican descent...
  • 'Stella by Starlight' by Sharon M. Draper: Strong fiction about the South
    'Stella by Starlight' by Sharon M. Draper: Strong fiction about the South
    "Stella by Starlight" is by the acclaimed author Sharon M. Draper. It's a story dedicated not only to her father, but also to her grandmother, Estelle, who she writes "Lived from 1905 to 1983. She, too, listened to the elders...
  • 'Zombified' by Adam Gallardo
    'Zombified' by Adam Gallardo
    I read “Zomburbia” by Adam Gallardo and I enjoyed the young adult novel about a post-zombie apocalypse society. I was happy to get a review copy of the Gallardo’s sequel, “Zombified,” and was hoping that the story...
  • The Hebrew Hillbilly - Shelley FIsher
    The Hebrew Hillbilly at Santa Monica Playhouse this Saturday 3/7
    The Hebrew Hillbilly® Fifty Shades of Oy Vey!, an original solo musical play written and performed by Memphis singer/songwriter Shelley Fisher onSaturday, March 7th 2015 at The Santa Monica Playhouse at 8pm. Ticket Sales: http://www...
  • Is it safe to fly?
    'Why Planes Crash'--An Insider’s Take on the Aviation Industry
    Anyone who has ever been in an airplane, high over farmland tapestries or turbulent ashen gray waters, knows that unique feeling of surrender, when one gives over one’s fate to another, trusting in the skills of a well-trained pilot and the...
  • Updates on 'Supergirl' comic book TV adaptation
    Updates on 'Supergirl' comic book TV adaptation
    The impressive cast of CBS's much anticipated fantasy seriesSupergirlis growing. It has been announced that actors David Harewood (Selfie;Homeland) and Chyler Leigh (Grey's Anatomy) are joining the DC comic book TV adaptation starring...
  • Leslie Budewitz and the cover of Assault and Pepper
    Interview with Leslie Budewitz- double Agatha Award winner
    Leslie Budewitz has, in her relatively short career as a writer, racked up some impressive credentials. For this interview, the national bestselling author and winner of two Agatha Awards, talks about food, cats, dogs, and one of her favorite...
  • 10 questions with historical fiction author: Cynthia Swanson
    10 questions with historical fiction author: Cynthia Swanson
    Cynthia Swanson, author of "The Bookseller" (available today, March 3, 2015) answers 10 questions about her favorite time period in history, her favorite figures from history, and the age old question of coffee or tea.1. If you could go...
  • 'Dark Rooms'
    Book review: 'Dark Rooms' by Lili Anolik
    Lili Anolik's Dark Rooms is out today from William Morrow.***Today, Hartford Books Examiner reviews Dark Rooms (William Morrow, $25.99) by Lili Anolik.Though Dark Rooms is her debut novel, Anolik is an established forerunner in contemporary...
  • Daniel Lance Wright
    Interview with Daniel Lance Wright
    Daniel Lance Wright has written the book Phobia. This is an interview with the author.For information on his novel Phobia check it out on Amazon by clicking here.Do you have any phobias?It might be an exaggeration to call it a phobia, but I do...
  • Runaways
    "Runaways" by Noelle Stevenson and "X-Tinction Agenda" are new Secret Wars minis
    Both Marvel Comics and DC Comics are warming the furnaces for their latest crossover events for the summer; both of which featuring multiple alternate realities and a breakdown of their mainstream continuity ("Secret Wars" and "...