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Book Review: The Osage Orange Tree

The Osage Orange Tree:  A Story By William Stafford, illustrated by Dennis Cunningham This is a story that might be true, and is a bittersweet story about the poet’s youth in Kansas.  What is most remarkable about this story is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Enter Jeeves

Enter Jeeves:  15 Early Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse In general, it can be said that I am a fan of the writing of P.G. Wodehouse and his various entertaining series [1].  Admittedly, this book is not the best or most … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fiction Writer’s Handbook: Ten Minute Edits

The Fiction Writer’s Handbook:  Ten Minute Edits, by Dennis Hays [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Author’s Den.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] With the proliferation of self-published writing, especially fiction, there is a worthwhile … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Short Time To Stay Here

A Short Time To Stay Here:  A Novel, by Terry Roberts [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Turner Publishing Company through Edelweiss.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] If you have an interest in Appalachian North … Continue reading

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Book Review: Read On…Historical Fiction

Read On…Historical Fiction:  Reading Lists For Every Taste, by Brad Hooper One can give the author credit for trying to provide a thoughtful reading list for every taste in the genre of historical fiction.  Looking at this book, I was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Behind The Stage

Behind The Stage, by Anne Sanders [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for an honest review.] I generally dislike ranting at the beginning of book reviews, but for me the proper slotting … Continue reading

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Book Review: Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?, by Michael Allen and Robert Lamphier [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press in exchange for an honest review.] The writings of John present a hazard for the would-be novelist or prophecy … Continue reading

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It’s Only A Television Show

One of the hazards of being a fan of speculative fiction is the fact that the fanbases of such series are so passionately identified with various characters. While some authors, like J.R.R. Tolkien, were actually fairly fond of keeping most … Continue reading

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Book Review: Accidental Heaven

Accidental Heaven, by Michael McKinsey [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Outskirts Press in exchange for an honest review.] In the forward to this novel, the author claims not to be a great writer but claims to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nest

Nest, by Esther Erlich [Note: This book was provided for free by Random House Children’s Press in exchange for an honest review.] Although this book is technically a children’s book, it is clearly and obviously a children’s book written by … Continue reading

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