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  • Phobia
    Phobia by Daniel Lance Wright
    Phobiaby Daniel Lance Wrighta 2012 Booktrope publicationTo purchase this book on amazon click hereDaniel Lance Wright has written a top notch thriller!What is it they say about the best laid plans? Dr. Nicholas Brandon thought he was helping his...
  • Cooler Than Blood, by Robert Lane
    Meet Robert Lane, author of 'Cooler Than Blood'
    Robert Lane writes the Jake Travis series of mysteries. Travis has been described as “at once, a classic noir character,” and Lanes book as “highly enjoyable.” Cooler Than Blood is his second stand-alone Jake Travis novel,...
  • Shatner at LAX
    Does Shatner Deserve All The Criticism For Missing Nimoy's Funeral?
    Fans have been ripping into actor William Shatner on Twitter and other social sites for missing the funeral of his friend and Star Trek co-star Leonard Nimoy, who died last Friday of COPD at the age of 83.If we look at this logically, as Spock...
  • Veronica Roth announces new book series
    Veronica Roth announces new book series
    Good news fans of Divergent, the author, Veronica Roth, has announced the next series she is working on through her Facebook page.There is going to be two books in the series with the first one expected to come out in 2017 and 2018 respectively....
  • 10 questions with historical fiction author: Mary Lawrence
    10 questions with historical fiction author: Mary Lawrence
    Mary Lawrence, author of "The Alchemist's Daughter" (available April 28,2015) 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...
  • Bon Appetèmpt, by Amelia Morris
    Bon Appetèmpt, by Amelia Morris
    Amelia Morris is an award-winning writer, a food blogger, and a cook who knows that those pictures in cookbooks aren’t really accurate of most people’s results. Her first novel, Bon Appetèmpt, is her coming-of-age tale that explores...
  • Monday Musings, Vol. 9
    Monday Musings, Vol. 9
    Dear Friends,Welcome to another edition of Monday Musings—or, as I sometimes like to think of it, therapeutic ramblings of a book-crazed introvert.Just moments ago, I turned the last page of my twenty-first book of the year. Not a bad way to...
  • The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
    Book Review: 'The Lovely Bones'
    Death, ironically, is one of the greatest mysteries of life.What happens when we die? Where do we go? How do we feel? There is no way to answer these questions or to truly know. But author Alice Sebold sure does try.In her first work of fiction,...
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    The 2015 Derringer Awards Finalists
    The annualDerringer Awardswere established by theShort Mystery Fiction Society(SMFS) in 1997 to honor excellence in shortmystery fiction. The name "Derringer," was selected as the palm-sized handgun, seemed an apt metaphor for a short...
  • 'City Cat' by Kate Banks & illustrated by Lauren Castillo: Lovely picture book
    'City Cat' by Kate Banks & illustrated by Lauren Castillo: Lovely picture book
    "City Cat" by Kate Banks will quickly become a favorite of young readers everywhere. It's the story of a stray cat who stows away in the car of a family on vacation.The first stop on their joint adventure is Italy, and parents or...
  • 'Kalahari' by Jessica Khoury: Young adult survival/ scifi story
    'Kalahari' by Jessica Khoury: Young adult survival/ scifi story
    Jessica Khoury stays true to her theme of evil corporate entity messing with nature in "Kalahari." Khoury, like several adult authors (Michael Crichton and Robin Cook, to name a couple), keeps to a consistent theme in her first three...
  • American girls can become anything they dream
    Women's History Month and books for young readers
    March is Women's History Month and what better way to help young readers learn more about the importance of women in history than through books? Although originally celebrated as Women's History Week during the first week of March in 1981...
  • 'Nobody Home: Writing, Buddhism, and Living in Places' by Gary Snyder and Julia Martin
    Poet Gary Snyder to speak at Trinity University on Wednesday
    On Wednesday March 4, 2015 Pulitzer Prize winning poet, activist, Buddhist and iconic member of the Beat Generation Gary Snyder will be speaking at Trinity University. Joining him will be South African writer and scholar Julia Martin. This event...
  • Tasty treat from Mary Ellen Hughes
    License to Dill offers cozy mystery with spice, soccer and style
    Piper Lamb’s shop in upstate New York sells pickling and preserving supplies, as well as offering a meeting place for the sharing of advice and gossip. The little town of Cloverdale provides a pleasant, quiet life for her—most of the...
  • Cassandra Clare's new "Shadowhunter Academy" book leads March book releases
    Cassandra Clare's new "Shadowhunter Academy" book leads March book releases
    March is the beginning of the Spring and it is going to be the beginning of the list of the all the books that you are going to want to read this summer while on vacation. There are ten books that are set to come out this month and some real good...