You Should Be Reading

Summer is rapidly drawing to a close. In Knoxville, Tennessee school will be starting back up on the 8th of August. That doesn’t leave much time to complete that summer reading challenge. Some cities and states don’t begin until after Labor Day, which gives those lucky folks some more time to enjoy the bliss of lounging by the pool, on the beach, or in the … Continue reading You Should Be Reading

Larcombe Manor: The Phoenix Series – Book 12 by Ted Tayler

I’ve been an avid reader of Ted Tayler’s Phoenix Series since the beginning. With that being said, the final book in the series, Larcombe Manor, is heart breaking. Well written, with plenty of high stakes action, book twelve had me turning pages frantically. As the dedicated members of the Olympus Project continue their war with The Grid, led by Tyrone O’Riordan and his mother Colleen, … Continue reading Larcombe Manor: The Phoenix Series – Book 12 by Ted Tayler

Cold Iron is Here!! — casandersdotnet

It’s finally here! Well, the pre-order is… Cold Iron the sequel to The Watchmage of Old New York and Book 2 of The Watchmage Chronicles, is currently available for preorder for only 99 Cents!!! There’s more of everything that you loved in the original. More Nathaniel! More Jonas! More Hendricks! More painstakingly detailed historical accuracy. More Dwellers! Sadly, less […] via Cold Iron is Here!! — … Continue reading Cold Iron is Here!! — casandersdotnet

Extreme Poverty and Human Rights in America

  Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, recently compiled a report on his visit to some cities in the United States of America. Over a two-week period, he traveled to California, Alabama, Georgia, Puerto Rico, West Virginia, and Washington DC. Not limiting himself to experts and civil society groups, he met with senior state and federal government officials. … Continue reading Extreme Poverty and Human Rights in America

“Trouble at Tarpon Springs: An Electric Eclectic Book” C.A. Keith

  I love a good crime story, so I was attracted to Trouble at Tarpon Springs: An Electric Eclectic Book by C.A. Keith. Knowing nothing about Tarpon Springs, Florida, I was fascinated by the author’s introduction to the book, specifically the information on the real town of Tarpon Springs. The opening provided a neat way to visualize the settings used in the pages. Keith sets … Continue reading “Trouble at Tarpon Springs: An Electric Eclectic Book” C.A. Keith

Huddled Masses

For some time I have dedicated my blog to book reviews. I have stayed away from “political” issues. There may be people who view this blog as political. What I am addressing are the issues of humanity and injustice. In 1620 Pilgrims from England landed in what has become the United States of America seeking religious freedom. The key word there is “freedom”. The freedom … Continue reading Huddled Masses

“Phantom Footprints: An Electric Eclectic Book” by Ian Welch

“Scarlett has awoken in hospital, she has no memory of the accident, no recollection of events leading up to it. But she remembers Travis – or is he a mere figment of her imagination? Makayla thinks so. Strange things, unexplainable happenings begin to torment Scarlett. Is she losing her mind? Others, including Makayla, suspect this is so. But her vision of Travis is unequivocal, he … Continue reading “Phantom Footprints: An Electric Eclectic Book” by Ian Welch

The Outsider: A Novel

In his new release, The Outsider: A Novel, Stephen King takes us on a mission to solve the mystery of a murder. This isn’t just any murder. An eleven-year old boy has been killed and his body mutilated horrifically. All the evidence and eyewitnesses point to an unlikely suspect. Terry Maitland is a respected English teacher, with a wife and two daughters, who also coaches … Continue reading The Outsider: A Novel