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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 […]

Cover Gallery: The Scarlet Pimpernel

“The Scarlet Pimpernel” by Baroness Emmuska Orczy  (book review) has had some excellent covers over the years. Take a look and let me know which one is your favorite.   I like number 2 and 3. Number three especially since it is mysterious and has a lot to do with the story. Zohar – Man […]

Fun Facts Friday: The Scarlet Pimpernel

“The Scarlet Pimpernel” by Baroness Emmuska Orczy is an exciting book with some great history behind it. After reading it (book review) I did some research on it and found some amazing and fun facts. 1)      Baroness Emmuska Orczy full name is Baroness Emma Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála  Orczy de Orczi. Emmuska, meaning “little […]

Book Review: The Scarlet Pimpernel By Baroness Emmuska Orczy

About: “The Scarlet Pimpernel” By Baroness Emmuska Orczy is a fictional story taking place during the Reign of Terror in the French Revolution. This is the first, and most famous, in a series of novels about The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel. 202 pages ISBN: 1456506897 My rating for The Scarlet Pimpernel – 4 Buy […]

Book Review: Centuries of June by Keith Donohue

About: “Centuries of June” by Keith Donohue is a fictional book where a man meet his past consorts. The book’s timeline is irrelevant since it compromises of several unrelated tales which all have a common denominator. 352 pages Publisher: Crown ISBN-10: 0307450287 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Centuries of June” to […]

1st anniversary Giveaway – $15 Borders Rewards

I cannot believe a year has already passed. It has been a rough and challenging year in my personal life and some say “why the blog?” This blog is not a burden, it is a joy. I made some great new virtual friends, found many books I never would have known about, got to share […]

Fun Facts Friday: Dr. Watson

Today, August 7 is the birthday of the fictional character Dr. Watson. Created by Arthur Conan Doyle, Dr. Watson became almost as famous as the protagonist, Sherlock Holmes. 1) Full name John Hamish Watson, M.D born July, 7 1852. 2) Arthur Conan Doyle, a physician by trade as well, died on July 7, 1930 3) […]

Author Q&A with William C. Rempel

William C. Rempel wrote the excellent non-fiction book “At the Devil’s Table” which I recently read and highly recommend. Mr. Rempel is a noted investigative journalist and editor for the L.A. Times and was kind enough to answer a few questions. Q. How long have you been working on the book? Was it a difficult […]

Book Review: At the Devil’s Table by William C. Rempel

About: “At the Devil’s Table: The Untold Story of the Insider Who Brought Down the Cali Cartel” by William C. Rempel is a non-fiction narrative of the Cali drug cartel in the 1990’s. The book is written in an investigative journalism style. 368 pages Publisher: Random Hous ISBN: 1400068371 My rating for At the Devil’s […]

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