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Book Review: The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard

This is not an uplifting book, but it is a very interesting story and about a young boy, in his formative years living in the Warsaw Ghetto

Book Review: Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All by Jonas Jonasson

This is a fun book, a great satire and a good read

Fun Facts Friday: Charles Reade

Charles Reade (8 June, 1814 – 11 April, 1884) was an English dramatist and novelist. Mr. Read is best known for his novel The Cloister and the Hearth. “Charles Reade,” (1872)  illustrated by Frederick Waddy (1848–1901)  WorldCat – archive.org, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=12460317 1)      Mr. Reade considered himself a dramatist and wanted that be firs on […]

Graphic Novel Review: James Bond: Vargr by Warren Ellis and Jason Masters

James Bond, agent 007 of British Secret Service, returns to London from a vengeance mission in Helsinki and resumes the boring duties of the 00 section. Soon enough he gets a new mission, this time in Berlin to break a drug trafficking cartel.

Book Review: The Unspeakable Crimes of Dr. Petiot by Thomas Maeder

About: The Unspeakable Crimes of Dr. Petiot by Thomas Maeder is a non-fiction crime book taking place in France during World War II. My rat­ing for The Unspeakable Crimes of Dr. Petiot — 4 Buy The Unspeakable Crimes of Dr. Petiot from Amazon.com* More Books by Jonathan Rabb Thoughts: The Unspeakable Crimes of Dr. Petiot by Thomas Maeder […]

Fun Facts Friday: George Sand

George Sand (1 July, 1804 – 8 June, 1876) was a French novelist and memoirist. By Eugène Delacroix – The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN 3936122202. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=150198 1)      George Sand was the nom de plume of Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin. 2)      Maurice Dupin, her father, was […]

Book Review: Among the Living by Jonathan Rabb

Yitzhak Goldah survived a Nazi concentration camp in Czechoslovakia, he moved to Savannah, GA to live with his relatives Pearl and Abe Jesler. The Jeslers are part of a vivacious Jewish community in Georgia which has been there since the founding of the state (colony at the time).

Book Review: 23 Degrees South by Neal Rabin

The story is action packed, sometimes hilarious, sometimes amusing, but always entertaining.

New Kiva Loan: Rosendo from Chuquisaca, Bolivia

A loan of $4,950 helps Rosendo to purchase bee-keeping materials and equipment so he can earn a better income for his family. Click here to donate yourself Rosendo’s story Sr. Rosendo is a 37-year old who lives in Chuquisaca Department in the municipality of Monteagudo. He lives in his own home, and his business is […]

Fun Facts Friday: Ambrose Bierce

Bierce’s short story, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, was considered by Kurt Vonnegut as the greatest American short story

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