Joan K. Lacy begins her Alex Cort Adventure Series in spectacular fashion with "A SHADOW AWAY." According to her website, Lacy's mission is "to offer entertaining stories that capture the imagination." Well, I say she has certainly succeeded with the first installment of this series. Her story is thought-provoking and forces her readers to be just as creative as… Continue reading Book Review: “A SHADOW AWAY” by Joan K. Lacy takes readers on a magical adventure
"Catalina and the King's Wall" by Patty Costello was most certainly not what I expected for a children's book. Without reading the premise and only knowing the title, I was a little surprised that in 2018 we were featuring Kings and not Queens. When starting the story and getting into the premise, I found myself… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Politics through Kings and cookies
Published in French and penned by Françoise Hardy herself, the original title of her memoir is "LE DESESPOIR DES SINGES ET AUTRES BAGATE." After being translated into Spanish, Italian, and German, she has sold millions of copies since the original 2009 release. I expect that number to grow much higher with the new English edition being… Continue reading Book Review: “THE DESPAIR OF MONKEYS AND OTHER TRIFLES: A MEMOIR BY FRANÇOISE HARDY” English translation released May 15th
Arthur Chang's Point of Virtue makes for an interesting and simple starting point for meditation and thought. Filled with a mixture of wisdom, cliches, advice, and fortune cookie-esque sayings, the book moves between the serious, funny, and absurd with every page. Chang, an avid student of Buddhism, uses the trappings of everyday… Continue reading Book Review: Arthur Chang’s Point of Virtue offers a unique point of view.
“Neema’s Reason to Smile is the story of Neema, a young Kenyan girl who dreams of one day being able to afford to go to school. Slowly, and with great purpose, Neema makes a plan to save money in her dream basket and make her dream come true. One day, a mysterious young girl skips… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: A basket full of dreams for young girls AND boys with Neema’s Reason to Smile
Since Michael McCormack was a child, football was a huge part of his life, which he wrote about in his new novel "BORN FANATIC: MY LIFE IN THE GRIP OF THE NFL." As the son of a Hall of Fame player and long-time coach to multiple teams, McCormack writes about his experiences with the game… Continue reading Book Review: “BORN FANATIC: MY LIFE IN THE GRIP OF THE NFL” brings light to the lives of those near to the game of football
First off, when you start reading this graphic novel, make sure to have a bookmark present. I made the mistake of starting without one. Considering there are no page numbers, you can imagine how much time I wasted trying to find my place again in a graphic novel with over 250 pages. Anyway, "Life ·… Continue reading Book Review: “LEGEND OF SUMERIA” is a hard science graphic novel series with genetics in control of the future