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Book Review: A Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic by Doogie Horner

The artwork is great, second only to the wonderful wit and rhymes

Book Review: Jan by Peter Haden

This book has everything one wants, intriguing characters, action, espionage and some romance

Fun Facts Friday: Betty Smith

Betty Smith (15 December, 1896 – 17 January, 1972) was an American author best known for her book A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Books by Betty Smith* 1)      The author was born in Brooklyn, NY as the eldest of three children as Elisabeth Wehner. 2)      As a child, she loved the public library on Leonard […]

Book Review: Dirty Wars by Jeremy Scahill

About: Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield by Jeremy Scahill is a non-fiction book, examining the policies of the United States, and the consequences, on the War on Terrorism. Mr. Scahill is an editor and journalist for online and print publications. 680 pages Publisher: Nation Books Language: English ISBN-10: 1568589549 My rating for Dirty Wars – 4 Buy Dirty […]

Graphic Novel Review: Harley Quinn and Power Girl by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti

I liked Harley Quinn in her debut in Batman: The Animated Series, one of the few characters in comics who transitioned well from TV to comic books (and not the other way around). She has become an iconic character and, no disrespect to Margot Robbie’s excellent interpretation of the character in Suicide Squad, all the fans probably hear the voice of actress Arleen Sorkin in their heads.

Fun Facts Friday: Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

He was one of the original members of Norway Nobel Committee which awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Book Review: Munich: The Man Who Said No! by David Laws

I enjoyed this book very much, it is smart, fast, and entertaining.

Book Review: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

A novel with an intriguing premise: how, or if, your life would change if you knew the day of your death?

Fun Facts Friday: Rex Stout

Rex Stout (1 December, 1886 – 27 October, 1975) was an American writer, most notable for detective fiction. Mr. Stout’s books about Nero Wolf and Archie Goodwin (Wolf’s assistant), were his biggest sellers. Books by Rex Stout* 1)      Born in Noblesville, IN to a family of Quakers with nine children. The family moved to Kansas shortly […]

Book Review: Atlas of Beer by Nancy Hoalst-Pullen and Mark W. Patterson

The text is interesting and informative, sometimes over the top

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