Category Archives: Book Review

Book Review: Mystery, Politics, and Love

by Old Shoe Woman Book Review: Mystery, Politics, and Love Flying Fish by Vern Hobbs is a story based on possibilities–possibilities between diverse and often opposing individuals who interact daily. It’s based on the possibilities of hope in the wake of struggle, and even the possibilities of a new way of life in a Florida

Book Review: World War II Novel

by cizauskas Book Review: World War II Novel John Raikkonen’s Life is an Amazing Song captures life during the Russian/Finish war-during World War II-through the sight of a young boy. The tragedy of war is depicted through vivid details; however, the story progression revolves around facing adversity head on and conquering it. While the text

Book Review: Ron Roberts

by decor8 Book Review: Ron Roberts In the same vein as the films Mr. Holland’s Opus and Music of the Heart, the novella,“The Comisario’s Band” is a feel good and inspiring tale about people who walk through serious adversity and come out on the other side as better musicians-and as better people. Set primarily in

Book Review: Mr. Mean Streak

by decor8 Book Review: Mr. Mean Streak John Hershey’s Mr. Mean Streak is the riveting tale of John C. Phillips, former member of the U. S. Army. After winning 127 million dollars in the Virginia lottery, he takes his wealth to California where he adapts quickly to the jet-set lifestyle. He buys a mansion equipped

Book Review: Self Help Detecting Scams

by AZM-GRAPHIX Book Review: Self Help Detecting Scams Michael Friedlander’s Detecting the Scam: Nelson Mandela’s Gift is an innovative way to help readers understand how to assess and see a scam. Pitting the scammed against Mandela’s courage and negotiation skills, Friedlander argues the need for courage and negotiation skills to confront the scammers. Friedlander begins