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  • Royal Rumble
    Quick thoughts on The Royal Rumble Event Card
    As a quick word on one of the most historical events in pro wrestling history, coming up, as I write this, tomorrow, 8 pm. Sunday night, and I'm writing this because it seems that there is a lot of conjecture about WHO is going to win the...
  • Scarlet Spiders #3
    "Scarlet Spiders #3" manages to be about something after all
    Despite all appearances to the contrary, "Spider-Verse" is speeding to a finish with all of the finesse of a runaway freight train. This means that all of the spare material has to come to an end as well, and to that end, this spare mini...
  • 'Masters of Blood and Bone' by Craig Saunders
    'Masters of Blood and Bone' by Craig Saunders
    February’s featured novel from DarkFuse, “Masters of Blood and Bone” by Craig Saunders, features one of the best covers I have seen in a long time. This, along with the reputation of DarkFuse as the premier publisher of dark...
  • 'Even in Paradise' by Chelsey Philpot
    'Even in Paradise' by Chelsey Philpot
    A boring book until the end, Even in Paradise is about two teenage girls. Julia and Charlie met at boarding school and have a co-dependent relationship.Julia can't get over her older sister's death. Charlie tries to support her emotionally...
  • “The Girl on the Train” takes the top spot for book sales this week
    “The Girl on the Train” takes the top spot for book sales this week
    While America Sniper is enjoying success at the box office and being nominated for the Oscars, it is not enough to help the book top the book sales for a second straight week. It’s a new release that is able to top the book sales grabbing...
  • 'The 100' by Kass Morgan
    Book review: 'The 100' by Kass Morgan
    Kass Morgan is the author of the young adult science fiction series The 100 which was made into a television series and is currently in its second season on The CW network. “The 100” is the first book in the series, “Day 21&rdquo...
  • Lillian on Life
    Long live Lillian! ‘Lillian on Life’
    “Lillian on Life,” is everything a debut novel should be: fresh, original, and unforgettable. In this short, but stylish, book Alison Jean Lester brings Lillian – a woman of a certain age – vividly to life.Think of each of...
  • Liza Palmer
    Q&A with bestselling author of 'Conversations with the Fat Girl', Liza Palmer
    The colossally talented Liza Palmer loves three things in life: her family, writing, and pug pictures. “There’s a certain beauty to the pug”, Liza says. “A speechless quality to it.”Another thing Liza loves is being...
  • Chowder the Field Mouse
    A fun children’s book based on a real story
    Books based on true stories are the best. When we are looking for a new book to read, we know that we want one with powerful messages and ideas, because only having fun with a captivating story isn’t enough. We also want to learn something....
  • 'How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied' by Jess Keating
    'How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied' by Jess Keating
    "How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied" by Jess Keating is a clever and humorous middle grade book filled with middle school angst and lots of interesting creature information.Ana (short for Anaconda) is miserable about...
  • P.D. James
    P.D. James: The crime novelist who found her true niche
    P.D. (which stands for Phyllis Dorothy) James was a prolific crime novelist who died almost two months ago at the age of 94 (August 1920 – 27 November 2014). She is best known for the popular Adam Dalgliesh mysteries (14 novels) and Cordelia...
  • Who Are the Fear Fighters?!
    A captivating book that teaches children how to fight their fears
    There are two common fears that most children experience at a certain age: the fear of the dark, and the fear of wild animals. As they grow, they learn about the world they live in and about how things work, which helps them gain a new...
  • Valentines, romance and books
    New Christian romantic fiction releases from best-selling authors
    February makes one think of love and romance; it is the month, after all, when Valentine's Day explodes in stores and on television, making it difficult to ignore. For Christian fiction readers, though, there is a difference between the...
  • 'Death Logs In'
    Book review: 'Death Logs In' by E.J. Simon (w/ event details)
    E.J. Simon will appear at the Pequot Library in Southport, CT, this Sunday, January 25th, at 4:00 p.m. for a “Meet the Author” event. Attendance is free and open to the public; copies of Death Logs In will be available for purchase and...
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #42
    Raid the Technodrome in this week's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #42"
    It may be a brand new year, but IDW's core Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic is up to its' same old trick of offering consistently great writing with terrific artwork amid displays of action. Writers Kevin Eastman (co-creator of the...