Fireflies in December by Jennifer Valent is not a book to read if you don’t want an emotionally charged experience that will take you through several ups and downs as a young girl confronts evil face to face. Jessilyn Lassiter’s struggles, hopes, and dreams feel so real that the reader of her dramatic story can’t [...]
In honor of Father’s Day, I decided to make a list of my favorite dads on film. These gentleman have made us laugh and cry over the years and even offered us a little bit of fatherly advice. Check out my top 5 super dads below. If I missed your favorite, please let me know. [...]
If you are a trivia buff, you will be happy to know that Ford Motor Company was officially created on this very day back in 1903. And thanks to Henry Ford and others, the automobile evolved in the movie industry into an element that gave us thrilling cinematic action scenes. Apparently, the squealing tires, the [...]
The neighborhood of Mount Hope in Providence, Rhode Island has taken a deadly beating with nine house fires in three months leaving five dead. There doesn’t seem to be any obvious connection between the fires, and there are a multitude of suspects from the mob to a possible firebug. Worse yet, the investigators are completely incompetent
One thing you can say about Bruce Golden’s fiction, is that it always delivers something different. From such diverse novels as Evergreen and Better Than Chocolate to his short stories, you’ll likely find something innovative and entertaining. No extended series or sequels, just new characters, new conflicts, and sometimes, new laughs. He’s one of the [...]
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows isn’t the only movie based on a book that will be opening in the next couple of months. Read on to see what else to put on your reading list so that you can be prepared the next time you go to the theater. This list is gleaned from [...]
Shirley MacLaine’s new memoir reveals many juicy details of her remarkable life. Her other books are fascinating reads also.
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Via The New York Times: Tea Obreht won the Orange Prize for Fiction on Wednesday for her debut novel, “The Tiger’s Wife,” making herat 25 the youngest person to win the award. The winner, chosen by a panel of five judges, was announced in London. The award is given annually for the best novel written in English [...]
Charlie Clark’s girlfriend is kidnapped and all the kidnappers want is a Cold-War era nuclear device. The problem is the Clarks are on the run after being framed for murder. The CIA is trying to get to the Clarks before they can get to the device. What unfolds is an incredible fast-paced adventure that will take [...]
Legends abound and the truth seems to be just out of sight for Phelan Cle. He’s training to be a bard, and he has one final paper to write before he graduates. He wants to pick a topic he thinks will be easy but finds quite the opposite.