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Author Q&A with Paul Seesequasis

The book “Tobacco Wars” (book review) was a strange one. I’ve had several questions about ti and Mr. Seesequasis was kind enough to answer them. Q. How much of the part about Pocahontas is based on actual events? A.Only a few ‘bare’ essentials – no pun intended. Pocahontas was married to John Rolfe, she did […]

Book Review: Tobacco Wars By Paul Seesequasis

About: “Tobacco Wars” by Paul Seesequasis is a fictional book which traverses two dimensions. One dimension is the faux history of Pocahontas in relation to the famous crop, the second dimension is told through Indian fairytales. 113 pages Publisher: Quattro Books ISBN-10: 1926802128 My rating for Tobacco Wars – 3 Buy & Save on “Tobacco […]

Book Review: The Marvelous Land of Oz by L. Frank Baum

About: “The Marvelous Land of Oz” by L. Frank Baum is the second story in set in the fictional land of Oz. The book however is not about Dorothy. My rating for The Marvelous Land of Oz – 3 Thoughts: “The Marvelous Land of Oz” by L. Frank Baum takes place after the “Wonderful Wizard […]

Author Q&A with Colleen Morton Busch

Colleen Morton Busch wrote the non-fiction book “Fire Monks” (book review) which tells the amazing story of monks trying to save their sanctuary during the California wildfires wich ravaged the state. I’ve had some questions about the book, Zen and more which Ms. Busch was kind enough to answer. Q. What are the connections between […]

Book Review: Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams

About: “Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time” by Mark Adams is a non-fiction book in which the author follows the footsteps of Hiram Bingham III. 352 pages Publisher: Dutton Adult ISBN: 0525952241 My rating for Turn Right at Machu Picchu – 5 Buy & Save on “Turn […]

Fun Facts Friday: Raymond Chandler

Tomorrow we are celebrating the birth of two important people who each changed the world in their own unique ways. One of these people is author Raymond Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959), creator of the detective Philip Marlowe. 1) Raymond Chandler born in Chicago but raised in England. 2) He worked as […]

Book Review: First Man by James R. Hansen

About: “First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong” by James R. Hansen is a biography of the famous astronaut. This book is especially remarkable due to Mr. Armstrong’s 35 years of trying to live his life away from fame. 784 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 074325631X My rating for First Man – 5 […]

Book Review: Next to Love by Ellen Feldman

About: “Next to Love “by Ellen Feldman is a fictional book which follows three childhood friends before, during and after World War II. 304 pages Publisher: Spiegel & Grau ISBN: 0812992717 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Next to Love” to be given out– enter at the end of the post. My […]

Book Review: Fly Navy by Alvin Townley

About: “Fly Navy: Discovering the Extraordinary People and Enduring Spirit of Naval Aviation” by Alvin Townley is a non-fiction book about the real world adventures of people in the US Navy. The book focuses on real people and real stories. 352 pages Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books ISBN-10: 0312650841 My rating for “Fly Navy” – 4 […]

Author Q&A with Keith Donohue

Author Keith Dono­hue (web­site) wrote the black comedy “Centuries of June” (book review) which I very much enjoyed . I had many questions about this strange book, which somehow works. I actually got to ask a few of them. I love book blogging. Q. I found it hard to categorize “Centuries of June”, how would […]

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