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  • Nimoy/Spock dies
    Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83- Star Trek Fans Mourn
    In 1982 newspaper headlines around the world read, "Spock Dies". Of course they were referring to the popular Star Trek character's fate in the now classic, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. At the end of the film, Spock gives his...
  • Lenord Nimoy Lived Long and Prospered
    Live Long and Prosper - Lenored Nimoy has passed on at the age of 83
    He lived long and prospered. Lenord Nimoy has passed away at the age of 83.....The creator of Mr. Spock, television’s most beloved pointy-eared half-Vulcan, was 83 and had suffered for several years from chronic obstructive pulmonary...
  • Cover of "Dying for a Dude" by Cindy Sample
    Read "Dying for a Dude" by Cindy Sample
    “Dying for a Dude” is the fourth book in the Laurel McKay series byCindy Sample. It is nominated for a Lefty Award for the best humorousmysterynovel.This is a fantastic series for people that enjoy humorous mysteries. The second book...
  • Steven Fales’ award-winning, off-Broadway one-man sensation “Confessions of a Mormon Boy”
    Steven Fales returns in CONFESSIONS OF A MORMON BOY
    This Sunday March 1, Steven Fales bring his highly acclaimed solo show "Confessions of a Mormon Boy" back to Los Angeles."I'm excited about this run in L.A. because it leads up to the ten-year anniversary revival of "...
  • Angry Gray Alien
    'Abducted': Recovered memory, hypnosis, and human needs
    Author Susan Clancy admits that at first she was not interested in the topic of the present book, aliens and alien abduction, but she was interested in memory and not interested in spending her entire life in grad school.She began her Ph.D. in...
  • Not All Americans Are Racist, by Nicole Weaver
    Review: 'Not All Americans Are Racist' by Nicole Weaver 
    "Not All Americans Are Racist" is an honest, thought-provoking account of one black woman's experience with racism after she came from Haiti at a young age and later on as she rose through college to get an education. Weaver is...
  • Amazing Spider-Man #15
    The bland Spider-Verse crossover finally lays still in "Amazing Spider-Man #15"
    The best that can be said about this last installment of "Spider-Verse" is that it isn't as terrible as it could have been, if only because it's too busy helping to sell the next wave of Spider-Man comic books. It is akin to...
  • Interview with writer Deborah Lytton proves to be quite an inspiration
    An inspiring conversation with writer Deborah Lytton
    After her debut novel in 2009 Jane in Bloom, writer Deborah Lytton has published her next great work of powerful fiction for young adults: Silence. But how did this talented writer create this new piece of fiction that is intended to instill hope...
  • '100 Things that Make Me Happy' by Amy Schwartz: Picture book for all ages!
    '100 Things that Make Me Happy' by Amy Schwartz: Picture book for all ages!
    "100 Things that Make Me Happy" will make lots of people happy besides author Amy Schwartz. Her bright and colorful illustrations begin with the striped endpapers and fill each and every page. Lots of white space makes the illustrations...
  • 'Big Bad Detective Agency' by Bruce Hale: Chapter book for younger readers
    'Big Bad Detective Agency' by Bruce Hale: Chapter book for younger readers
    "Big Bad Detective Agency" is a clever, fairytale-ish book about Wolfgang (aka The Big Bad Wolf) and Ferkel, the fourth little pig of Three Little Pigs fame.When someone trashes the houses belonging to the three little pigs, Wolfgang is...
  • The Poetry Ccusir
    The Poetry Circus is coming to the People's Park this weekend.
    Griffith Jenkins Griffith was a journalism graduate. He was an eccentric and extremely wealthy man who was self-made and very human, which attributed to his many flaws. A writer who made his millions in California mining, he spent 2 years in...
  • Stay Home and Read
    Plan to stay home and read a book
    To benefit the cultural and educational programs of the Los Angeles Public Library, including the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, Angelenos are welcome to participate in the 27thannual Stay Home and Read a Book Ball.On Sunday, March 1, 2015,...
  • 'Spider-Gwen' debuts with a tremendous amount of fanfare
    The spider-hero that the fans demanded is here in ‘Spider-Gwen’ #1
    The “Spider-Verse” event that rocked the “Amazing Spider-Man” series for the past few months was a fountain of great new characters all of whom are based off of the original Spider-Man. “Spider-Verse” came with...
  • Burnout: A Novel Reviewed By Norm Goldman of Bookpleasures.com
    Review: Burnout Authored By Dr. Joe Uricchio
    Title: Burnout: A NovelAuthor: Joe Uricchio M.D.Publisher: CHB MEDIAISBN: 978-0-9911189-9-1With his debut thriller, Burnout Joe Uricchio, M.D. has crafted quite a potboiler of a yarn as he intertwines his skills as an orthopedic surgeon with...
  • Book talk (part three): ‘Prophecy 20/20’ by Missler
    Book talk (part three): ‘Prophecy 20/20’ by Missler
    Title: “Prophecy 20/20: Profiling the Future Through the Lens of Scripture”Author: Dr. Chuck MisslerGenre: Biblical Eschatology and Science (Quantum Physics)Focus:Chapter 2 – “The Boundaries of Our Reality”Chapter 3 ...