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Book Review: ‘Secret Lives of the Tsars’ by Michael Farquhar

catherine the great

Author explores the power of Russia's tsars through some of their more sordid activities. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Cowboys and Indies: The Epic History of the Record Industry’ by Gareth Murphy


Gareth Murphy's impressive 'Cowboys and Indies: The Epic History of the Record Industry' isn't definitive, but it's an educational tour all readers can learn from. Read More »

Book Review: ‘How to Write Anything,’ by Laura Brown


Non-writers who need to gain skill in the art of writing have found their security blanket. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Shoemaker and the Tea Party’ by Alfred Fabian Young

Book Review The Shoemaker and the Tea Party by Alfred Fabian Young

The book tells the story of some major events from the American Revolution through the eyes of a commoner, George Robert Twelves Hewes. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Kids Gone Wild’ by Joel Best and Kathleen A. Bogle


An important read that will help remove obstacles to a healthy discussion about a sensitive topic. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Amy Falls Down’ by Jincy Willett

Amy falls down

Meeting Amy Gallup in the pages of 'Amy Falls Down' is a true pleasure. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Digital Rapture: The Singularity Anthology’ ed. by James Patrick Kelly & John Kessel


Perhaps, in the future, human life as we know it might change so fundamentally that nothing we use to conceive of the world today will make sense anymore. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Outside In’ by Scott Shachter


'Outside In' is a fun read with some serious points to make. Read More »

Interview: Sharon van Ivan, Author of ‘Juggle and Hide’

"I experience anxiety before I do almost anything – even if it’s something wonderful like writing."

Sharon van Ivan began her memoir, Juggle and Hide, in Los Angeles in 2004, just after the death of her mother. She and her husband, the renowned realist artist Charles Pfahl, had moved to Los Angeles to be close to Sharon’s mother. Sharon sought out a writing group as she was having trouble diving into the painful story that was ... Read More »

Interview: Sarah Elle Emm, Author of ‘Prismatic’


The main message in this series is that is doesn’t matter what we look like on the outside, we’re all just humans. The story deals head on with racism in a futuristic segregated dystopian society. Read More »