We should ask a question of ourselves, “Why am I?” We will seek the answer through religion, philosophy, rationalism and, occasionally, a good book.
My first shock with comics occurred in the seventies. I was under the ominous grasp of a winter flu when my mother decided to take me to the doctor.
You know something’s up when the publisher has a name like “Exterminating Angel,” and the book’s dedication page says the author “intends no disrespect. . . .
Mars used to be the place to be in science fiction, and then it sort of fell out of favor because open space and other worlds offering writers more leeway were more enticing.
The cover tag to this book reads, “The Lost Mike Hammer Sixties Novel.” It’s an appropriate definition as The Big Bang is set smack dab in the middle of that rocking decade when free love
When you think about slavery, pottery is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Yet slaves helped make the functional items needed on plantations.
The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library shows young readers that books can be entertaining and educational at the same time.
Can we strip a gilded statue or blow away incense?
The only problem I ever have with Peter David’s unique and original Star Trek paperback series is that they appear too infrequently.
The Mystery of Journey’s Crowne is an amazing adventure drawing game that is unique and different.
In the current rush and abundance of vampire novels involving teenage protagonists and their dark and brooding love for the perfect immortal undead, it’s getting harder and harder to come up with s
Many holiday romance novels are simply set in December. Not so with Lisa Plumley’s Holiday Affair, which is undeniably a Christmas story.
Catherine Coulter’s latest novel has almost everything an historical romance fan could want: A compelling hero and heroine, historical descriptions that make you feel like you traveled back in time
The odious Ogre of the title is reminiscent of the one in William Steig’s original picture book, Shrek—but with his inherent ogre-ness on steroids.
“Kill Creek is the perfect novel to read on Halloween.”
“Wilde in Love has everything readers of romance could wish, as well as a delightful twist of an ending.”
In his newest novel, Crimes of the Father, Booker Prize-winner Thomas Keneally succeeds in the seemingly impossible task of burrowing deeply into the mindset of a pedophilic Catholic pries