Second Son: A Novel of the South: A Book Review

Second Son: A Novel of the South: A Book Review

It's a rare treat when we find a novel written by an unknown author that is so extraordinary. It feels like discovering a secret. To find one of the best written novels I've ever come across this way was a pleasant surprise. I cannot recommend highly enough.

All Quiet on the Western Front, 1930

All Quiet on the Western Front, 1930

In Berlin, on the evening of December 5, 1930, at the Mozart Hall, a sold out showing of All Quiet on the Western Front is about to begin. This is the German premiere of the movie that has already won Best Picture in America. "Ten minutes into the performance, a small, dark haired, man arose from his front row balcony seat and stalked up the darkened aisle toward the exit. This man, Joseph Goebbels, was giving a signal to the Nazis that had packed the seats and were patiently awaiting their signal.. They rose and began chanting "Judenfilm, Judenfilm!" They threw stink bombs and released mice into the theater...

The Covid Chronicles by Stu Whitney: A Book Review

The Covid Chronicles by Stu Whitney: A Book Review

Stu Whitney has accomplished what most novelists dream of - a great novel, written and published at the right moment. The Covid Chronicles tackles tough issues that we have all struggled with over the past year. The fear and uncertainty that swept into our lives with the COVID-19 pandemic are illuminated through a father's hopes for his [...]

The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave is a Suspense/Mystery novel released in May 2021. Narrated by Rebecca Lowman for audio; and a Reese's Book Club choice - it's worth a read! When it comes to book clubs, Reese is the new Oprah, and she put her stamp on this book. It checks [...]

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue: A Book Review

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue: A Book Review

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab is a story driven novel about a girl who makes a deal for her soul, and refuses to give up. Born in the 1600s in a small village in France, little Adeline LaRue is a dreamer. When she is 23, she can no longer put off [...]