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BEST GIFTS FOR THE HISTORY LOVER

BEST GIFTS FOR THE HISTORY LOVER

BEST GIFTS FOR THE HISTORY LOVER Looking for that special literary item for the man who has loves reading? This year has a lot of choices, particularly if you like biographies of great leaders. 1 – Topping the charts this year is No Easy Day, the enthralling tell-all by U.S. Navy Seal Mark Owens involved […]

Most Underrated Authors: #1 Alex Berenson

Most Underrated Authors: #1 Alex Berenson

I truly enjoy speaking with fellow readers about authors they love who I may or may not have read before. It’s a odd thing, two people with similar interest can walk by a shelf, see the same book, and one may pick it up while the other keeps walking. Eho’s to say the guy who […]

Most Underrated Authors: #3 John Hart

Most Underrated Authors: #3 John Hart

As a reader, I spend quite a bit of time perusing book stores looking for new authors. Over the years I’ve stumbled upon quite a few authors that I had never before encountered. Often I discover a wonderful new author and I just know they are destined for fame; sometimes it comes and other times […]

Most Underrated Authors: # 5 Patrick Lee

Most Underrated Authors: # 5 Patrick Lee

As an avid reader I find one of the most exciting opportunities is finding a previously unread author who’s work you enjoy. I spend a lot of time scouring the fiction section in my favorite bookstores looking for relatively unknown or new authors that I haven’t yet discovered. Many times I pick up someone’s debut […]

Upcoming Book Releases

Upcoming Book Releases

Christmas is a many splendid thing for many reasons but for avid readers it means lots of high profile book releases from some of our favorite authors. This year we are blessed with quite a few exciting new releases including The Racketeer, a new legal thriller from John Grisham and The Panther, a much anticipated […]

Guns of the South by Harry Turtledove

Guns of the South by Harry Turtledove

Review of The Guns of the South by Harry Turtle Dove By 1864 the prospects for Confederate victory in the American Civil War are becoming bleak. The Confederacy had been cut in two down the Mississippi River, and pierced in its vitals at Chattanooga. Northern resources are now being wielded successfully by effective commanders such […]

Unnatural Acts by Stuart Woods

Unnatural Acts by Stuart Woods

Unnatural Acts: Stone Barrington is back in Stuart Woods’ new thriller. When we last left Stone he had returned from Washington after aiding the President and First Lady in a twisted murder mystery. In Unnatural Acts, a treasured era has come to an end leaving Stone and Dino unsure where to move next. As the […]

Review of Robert B Parker’s Killing the Blues by Michael Brandman

Review of Robert B Parker’s Killing the Blues by Michael Brandman

One of my favorite fictitious characters is Robert B Parker’s Jesse Stone. Jesse is a damaged man who’s many problems caused his dismissal from the LAPD. As a last resort he is hired as Police Chief of  Paradise, a small tourist town in Massachusetts. Throughout the series Jesse is embattled with his inner demons, primarily his […]