Olympus Has Fallen Want to watch a film where people either think it’s entertaining fun or it’s about the most horrible thing they have ever watched? Then I say watch […]

Two days ago, December 7, 2014, marked the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which ushered the United States into combat in World War II. As FDR famously […]

Full Measure by T. Jefferson Parker This book is unlike most of Parker’s fiction, in that it is not exactly a crime novel, although there are several crimes involved. It […]

Gothic spire with crows and clouds.

We’re actually getting two days full of rain here in Southern California, much needed for the environment to be sure, and an interesting change of atmosphere from the perpetually sunny […]

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith What if every biography about Abraham Lincoln was missing a dark part of his life? What if the greatest president of the United […]

Mayflower replica ship in Bristol Harbor.

Thanksgiving, that all-American holiday, is fast approaching and to help you get in the mood and brush up on some early American history, we’ve compiled a list of six books […]

The Martian by Andy Weir This book is a remarkable work of future-fiction, in that it requires few if any advances in science beyond things currently on the drawing board. […]

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There’s only a couple of weeks left in National Novel Writing Month. How’s your novel coming along? If you want something to read in your writing breaks, or if just […]

Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver Wealthy, young Amory Ames seems like she’s living a charmed life, but the fact is that Milo, her playboy husband spends most of […]

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Clara Bowen’s life came to a halt when her mother left her with a father she had never met before. Clara also did not know that her […]