View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale On November 22, 1963, my life and the lives of people around the world were changed. Whether you are old enough to remember or have read about it in books, the assassination of the 35th president of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was a shocking event. From the beginning, there were questions surrounding the assassination. Was … Continue reading “View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale” FREE!
I confess I was attracted to this book by the title as well as one of the authors. I’ve read many of Jean Gill’s books and have loved every one. The title is quite provocative, and being of an older age myself I thought this would bode well for women up in years. I was not disappointed. It isn’t often a book will make me … Continue reading Life After Men: A short story (The Silver Sex Kittens Book 1) by Karen Charlton and Jean Gill
I’ve read some of Adam Mitchell’s short stories and was eager to read a longer length novella. The Lost Angel did not disappoint. Mitchell captures the flavor of 1940’s noir and distributes throughout the book, never losing a beat from start to finish. Eddie Kovakx is a down on his luck thief. One night he runs into an old adversary, Tony Santeeni, drunk and rowdy … Continue reading “The Lost Angel” by Adam C. Mitchell
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When my husband and I found out we were expecting, he had one main fear – that I wouldn’t love his then six-year-old (my stepdaughter) as if she was my own. I wouldn’t love her “the same” as I loved my son. And he was right, I wouldn’t. To him, this meant that I would love her less. That there… Continue reading Why stepparent love is a different kind of love: A letter to my stepdaughter
Sometimes I feel like Annie Wilkes from Stephen King’s Misery. In reality, I am most likely not Stephen King’s biggest fan, but I imagine I rank pretty high in a group of millions. My hard copy of his latest, Elevation arrived in the mail last Friday. I happened to have a book by two more of my ‘favorite’ authors and was faced with the … Continue reading “Elevation” by Stephen King
I was eager to read Sun Born Book Two in the Morning Star Series as soon as I read the last word in Book One. W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear continue the story of Cahokia and the world of the Morning Star in this exciting sequel. A new threat arrives in Cahokia, and once again the familiar cast of characters work to … Continue reading
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Children love Halloween; trick or treating, carving Jack O’ Lanterns, candy, costumes, and stories. My children and grandchildren had and have some favorite Halloween books and I’d like to share a few with you. I have arranged them in age appropriate order as best as I could but we know our own children. What amuses one child might frighten… Continue reading Children’s Halloween Books
Candy Corn. Either you love it, or you hate it. There doesn’t seem to be a middle of the road when it comes to this super sweet Halloween candy. So, what’s in this candy that makes it controversial? According to the Brach’s website, the main ingredients in their candy corn are “sugar, corn syrup, confectioner’s glaze, salt, dextrose, gelatin, and sesame oil. Brach’s candy corn … Continue reading It’s National Candy Corn Day!
I’ve been intrigued by the idea of romance with an alien since I was eleven years old and fell in love with Mr. Spock from “Star Trek”. So it wasn’t a big leap to develop an interest in the new, hot, alien/human romances. Finding Mastered by the Zandians: Alien Warrior Reverse Harem Romance, written by two of my favorite erotic romance authors, … Continue reading “Mastered by the Zandians: Alien Warrior Reverse Harem Romance” by Renee Rose, Rebel West, Alexis Alvarez
I’ve been a fan of the Gears since I picked up their first book many years ago. This new series begins with People of the Morning Star, a saga of the Cahokian people. Cahokia was an enormous city that “at its height, covered more than six square miles around what is now St. Louis.” Ancient people often packed up and moved to the great city. … Continue reading People of the Morning Star: A People of Cahokia Novel (Book One of the Morning Star Series) (North America’s Forgotten Past 21) W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear