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  • The Second Empress by Michelle Moran
    Book Review: The Second Empress by Michelle Moran
    "People are a reflection of their monarch." The words are spoken by nineteen-year old Marie-Louise, the second wife to Napoleon Bonaparte on their wedding night in Michelle Moran’s novel The Second Empress: a Novel of Napoleon'...
  • 'The Pendle Curse' by Catherine Cavendish
    'The Pendle Curse' by Catherine Cavendish
    It seems like I have an abundance of ghost stories lately. I am not complaining about this. I like a good ghost story as much as the next person and enjoy them whether they are a good scare or a sentimental tale. I had an advance review copy of ...
  • 'Henry Holton Takes the Ice' by Sandra Bradley: Picture book about differences
    'Henry Holton Takes the Ice' by Sandra Bradley: Picture book about differences
    "Henry Holt Takes the Ice" is this debut author's picture book about a child's struggle to be different from the rest of his family. Sandra Bradley tells the story of Henry, whose whole family is crazy into hockey.There is much...
  • Bosch series on Amazon Prime Instant Video
    Bosch series coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video next month
    Michael Connelly is a journalist turned writer of detective novels and other crime fiction. His most popular series is the Harry Bosch novels and in his fictional universe most of Connelly’s other characters frequently crossover. He will be...
  • “The Girl on the Train” tops book lists for the 2nd straight week
    “The Girl on the Train” tops book lists for the 2nd straight week
    Paula Hawkins new book The Girl on the Train is able to top all three lists for the second straight week. The book has been getting good reviews and should continue to do well, but it will have some competition as the adaptation of Fifty Shades of...
  • Glynn Lunney, retired NASA engineer, speaks about his newest book on February 12
    Glynn Lunney, retired NASA engineer, speaks about his newest book on February 12
    On Thursday, February 12, Glynn Lunney, a retired NASA engineer who was one of the flight directors during both the Gemini and Apollo programs, will speak about his newest book at the Friendswood Public Library.Lunney’s newest book, &lsquo...
  • Teen Author Series
    Teen Author Reading Series is approaching
    Are you a fan of Young Adult fiction? If you're a big fan of the genre, or if you're just beginning, the upcoming Teen Author Series is a great opportunity to learn more about upcoming novels, including meeting several authors who will be...
  • Books inspired the New Hampton Garden Club to create floral displays
    Books inspired the New Hampton Garden Club to create floral displays
    Members of theNew Hampton Garden Clubbrought a bit of spring and summer inside theGordon-Nash Librarylast week with creative and colorfulfloral arrangements inspired by some of their favoritebooks for their latest Books in Bloom display. These...
  • Mark of the Beast cover
    Review: Mark of the Beast by Adolphus A. Anekwe
    The recently released thriller titled Mark of the Beast is a social examination of human nature and the instinctive reactions resulting from the fears following the discovery that man’s ability to perform horrific acts of violence may be...
  • Painted Stories
    Interesting events by local writers begin in February
    Las Vegas is the home to many talented writers, published and yet-to-be-published. Groups like Writers of Southern Nevada, Henderson Writers Group and Las Vegas Writers Group offer support and encouragement to those interested in the craft and...
  • Archie Comics "Afterlife With Archie"
    ‘Afterlife With Archie’ a truly powerful horror story
    There have been plenty of weird stories and crossovers before with the Archie Comics characters. They've been to the future, they've met the Punisher, they've been spies, and they've even been killed.As far as I remember, they'...
  • Photo of Agatha Christie.
    The nominees for the 2014 Agatha Awards
    TheAgatha Awardshonor the “TraditionalMystery". These are books that are in the tradition of Agatha Christie which contain no explicit sex and no excessive gore or gratuitous violence. These books are now termed “Malice Domestic...
  • John Puller is on the hunt for his brother
    'The Escape' by David Baldacci is a weak thriller best read by his fans
    David Baldacci's latest novel, "The Escape", is a return to his John Puller series about the criminal investigative officer in the military charged with hunting down fugitives and military criminals. Puller's brother Robert, an...
  • Victoria Justice stars in new MTV television series
    Victoria Justice stars in a new MTV television series
    Lizzy Goodman interviewed Victoria Justice for the February 1, 2015 edition of Seventeen magazine.Victoria Justice was the star of the Nickelodeon television show Victorious with Ariana Grande. Now, she is working on Eye Candy, a new series on MTV...
  • Ultimate Undead Collection: The Zombie Apocalypse Best Sellers Boxed Set
    Ultimate Undead Collection: The Zombie Apocalypse Best Sellers Boxed Set
    Do you love zombie stories? How about a box set? Then I have a treat for you! The Ultimate Undead Collection: The Zombie Apocalypse Best Sellers Boxed Set will be available January 31!Pump up your adrenaline with 10 heart-pounding tales from today...