Seraphina – Dare to Dream

This book is a must-read for kids and adults. Our children (my children) want to do it all, and I want to let them...

Learning to Breath – ‘The Salt God’s Daughter’

Ilie Ruby's The Salt God's Daughter takes us to the beaches and fields in Southern California with an itinerant wandering of two girls and their...

Sean Spicer’s Controversies – ‘The Briefing’

Ever the controversial figure, Sean Spicer has gravitated from his role as the White House Press Secretary (and former the White House Communications Director,...

Missing Malcolm X Writings Surface Again

It's the stuff of recent Malcolm X legend! Born with the name "Malcolm Little," he was a Muslim minister and human rights activist. He...
The Lorax

A Sense of Place – ‘The Lorax’

The Lorax is a children's book, by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel). The book has been a curiosity, and has continued to increase in...

What About ‘The Lorax’? – Controversial Banned Book

Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) first published The Lorax in 1971. And, it was destined to join the ranks of his most popular (and...

Beginnings: ‘A Glimmer of Hope’

Steve McHugh's A Glimmer of Hope centers around the life and times of a young college student, Layla Cassidy. She's smart and beautiful, as...

RIP Ursula Le Guin

I remember the first time I picked up a book by Ursula Le Guin, and all the many pages that passed through my fingers...

Gilded-Age Mystery and ‘The English Wife’

The English Wife, by Lauren Willig, brings the "Gilded Age" to life once again. We're tossed into the era of Edith Wharton, with her...
Guardians of Stone

‘Guardians of Stone’ Relic Expert

While you probably think of Indian Jones and his madcap ventures through dangerous passages, authors like Anita Clenney introduces her own brand of treasure...

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