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Book Feature: Fighter Pilot’s Daughter by Mary Lawlor

  Fighter Pilot’s Daughter tells the story of the author as a young woman coming of…

The Inspiration Behind Through Dangerous Doors by Robert Charles Lee

The idea for a memoir popped into my think-meat when I retired from a career in…

Book Review: Breaking the Silence by Nancy King

Secrets. Lies. Silences. Stories told by parents and their families to protect themselves. A father who…

Book Feature: The Man Who Transformed Africa: The Rebirth of a Continent

The novel opens with Vatican intrigue between liberal and conservative cardinals, which leads to the unlikely…

On Writing a Memoir in a Child’s Voice but with Present-day Adult Reflections

Neill McKee takes readers on a journey through his childhood, adolescence, and teenage years from the…

Author Post by Doug Kaplan: (Why) Sorry Isn’t Enough!

In this comedy/drama, based very, very loosely on my own experiences, a middle-aged father of three…

Author Post: “My Obsession with Language” Elizabeth Kirschner

Elizabeth Kirschner is the author of Because the Sky is a Thousand Soft Hurts, a “blend…

TV Series review: Nine Perfect Strangers

   Nine Perfect Strangers is based on the 2018 book by Liane Moriarty. Nine ostensibly perfect…

Book Review: Creature Cat Tales

Author MG Rorai describes Creature Cat Tales as: “A whimsical collection of poetic life lessons is…

TV Series: The Indian Detective

The Indian Detective is a comedy-drama caper about Doug D’Mello (comedian Russell Peters) who goes to…

Book Review: Bunny Romero’s White House Adventure

New to the USA from Mexico, young immigrant Bunny Romero has a dream. An unusual one,…

Book Feature: Odyssey of Love

Tired of only ever reading about 20-somethings in chick lit romance? Now for a romance that…

TV Series review: The White Lotus

 The White Lotus is an American satirical comedy drama series. “The series details a week in…

Fae Creatures in Mythology from Around the World

Fae Creatures in Mythology from Around the World by H. R. Conklin (author of The Eternity…

TV Series review: Professor T.

Put down whatever you are doing, make popcorn, settle back on the sofa and binge watch…

Movie review: The Dry

“Federal Agent Aaron Falk returns to his hometown Kiewarra after an absence of over twenty years…

Movie review: The Comeback Trail

Movie producer Max Barber (Robert de Niro) and his naïve but starstruck nephew and partner Walter…

Blog Tour: The Shadow of Atlantis

   This is where the mystery begins – a mystery that will soon turn into a…

Book review: Ethan Murphy and the Race for the Incan Crown

Ethan Murphy and the Race for the Incan Crown is the second book in the Ethan…

Book Tour: The Guinevere Trilogy

  A beautifully written story with fascinating characters, set in medieval England, and featuring characters of…