politics

Brooklyn on Fire by Lawrence H. Levy: Mary Handley Takes on NYC Politics

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Brooklyn on Fire

Brooklyn on Fire is Book #2 in the historical Mary Handley mystery series by Lawrence H. Levy. When Book #1 was published, I really wanted to read it but I had so many books in my TBR pile that I knew I’d never get to it. I’m so glad I got a chance to read […]

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MemoRandom by Anders de la Motte: A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Lose

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MemoRandom

When I reviewed the Game sci-fi/tech thriller trilogy by bestselling author Anders de la Motte (review links at the end of this review), it was one of those hold on for dear life roller coaster rides through a tech induced nightmare. I enjoyed every heart-stopping moment of it but it was also mind wrenching. That’s […]

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Hot Reads for Cold Nights: Fun Reads for Sci Fi & Fantasy Fans

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This week and next week we’re featuring some fun books for you to read on cold winter nights. This week’s selections are science fiction and fantasy novels while next week’s selections will be thrillers. I hope you’ll find a book or two among these novels that will be as fun for you to read as […]

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Cleopatra’s Shadows by Emily Holleman: Book Review & Giveaway

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Cleopatra's Shadows

I became fascinated with everything about ancient Egyptian history when I was in about the fifth grade. I have no idea what sparked my interest but I could not read enough about it. Most of us have read about Cleopatra in school if nowhere else, but most of what we learn has a very set […]

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The Mapmaker’s Children by Sarah McCoy: Book Review & Giveaway

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The Mapmaker's Children

I’ve been fascinated by the story of John Brown since I was in elementary school and first heard the song about him. It was a really morbid song for little kids to learn but it also made me want to know more, possibly because some of my ancestors were involved in the Underground Railroad. So […]

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Madam President by White House Communications Director Nicolle Wallace

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Madam President

There’s nothing like reading a novel full of political intrigue written by a political insider. Bestselling author Nicolle Wallace was the White House Communications Director during George W. Bush’s presidency and that experience shows in her writing of Madam President. Imagine being president when the nation is attacked. That would be bad enough but add […]

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