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Book Review: Forgiving Mariela Camacho by A.J. Sidransky

This novel is an exciting, fast paced page turner with many themes

Book Review: The Witch of Lime Street by David Jaher

The book is really a battle of wits between The Great Houdini and Margery, who despite their competition came to like one another (for a time).

Fun Facts Friday: Wilkie Collins

Wilkie Collins (8 January, 1824 – 23 September, 1889) was a popular English author best known for The Woman in White and The Moonstone. Mr. Collins is credited with writing novels full of intrigue and mystery, forerunners to today’s popular detective novels. “Sarony, Napoleon (1821-1896) – Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) in 1874 2” by Napoleon Sarony […]

Book Review: African American Army Officers of World War I by Adam P. Wilson

There is a lot of information in this small book, it is very insightful and sometimes dramatic. The author goes back and forth between policies, institutionalize racism and individualized stories to create a coherent timeline.

Book Review: Blue on Blue: A History of Friendly Fire by Geoffrey Regan

This book should be read by anyone who is interested in military history or is aspiring to leading troops.

Book Review: The Sea Beach Line by Ben Nadler

The author managed to combine comedy, drama, romance, mystery, religion (Judaism) and a healthy dose of NYC culture in the narrative, yet somehow stay focused on a loose p

Book Review: Six Days of War by Michael B. Oren

Mr. Oren presents the history from the point of view of politicians, not the soldiers on the ground. He doesn’t deal much with military tactics but more with high level decisions and diplomatic chess games.

Book Review: The Explorers Guild: Volume One: A Passage to Shambhala by Jon Baird and Kevin Costner

The beautiful design alone of this book is worth a look for any bibliophile, even if you might not enjoy the story.

Book Review: Incitement by David Graham

The author keeps the reader guessing about the real motives of all the characters involved. As is in life, there is not black and white, but only shades of gray. Even the “good guys” have their own dark motivation.

Fun Facts Friday: Alfred Bester

Green Lantern’s oath (“In the brightest day, in darkest night”) is credited to Mr. Bester.

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