politics

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

Events
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

Fiction
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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Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen: Fantasy Book Review & Giveaway

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Stolen Songbird

I have an embarrassing admission to make about Stolen Songbird, Book #1 in the Malediction Trilogy by Danielle L. Jensen. I was offered this novel to read when it was originally published in Spring 2014 but turned it down. At the time I was overflowing with books to read and told myself that I could […]

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The Patriot Threat by Steve Berry: Conspiracy Thriller Review-Giveaway

Cross Cultural
The Patriot Threat

Steve Berry, an attorney turned international bestselling author, loves history and finding little nuggets from history that people don’t know a lot about – nuggets that could impact the present. He likes to say that his novels are 90% fact and 10% speculation. He has written a number of novels that can probably best be […]

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Golden Son by Pierce Brown: Can Darrow Go Through With His Mission?

Fiction
Golden Son

I devoured Red Rising, the bestselling first book in Pierce Brown’s complex dystopian sci-fi trilogy, and was anxious to read Book #2. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a copy of Golden Son, and began a marathon reading session the minute I received it. Although books in most series I review can be […]

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The Escape by David Baldacci: Thriller Review, Interview & Giveaway

Bestsellers
The Escape

It’s always a pleasure to read one of bestselling author David Baldacci’s novels and that’s true of his latest John Puller novel, The Escape. I know I can count on Mr. Baldacci to bring me a complex, well-researched fast-paced thriller with characters whose brains I’d love to pick over dinner some night. Did I mention […]

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