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Book Review: “FATHER DIVINE’S BIKES” Shows Darkness of Newark

Author Steve Bassett breaks down the culture within nearby Newark, New Jersey in "FATHER DIVINE'S BIKES", the first in his Passaic River Trilogy. Set in the time since World War II, a new war has begun; a turf war. Though Newark made out well during the war, the area became a realm of unemployment and… Continue reading Book Review: “FATHER DIVINE’S BIKES” Shows Darkness of Newark

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Book Review: “ROSE COLORED GLASSES” – Medical Mystery Intersects with Love Story that Touches on Two Significant Diseases

Memoirs happen to be one of my favorite genres. If you've lost a close friend or family member or know someone who has a physical illness that is difficult to diagnosis this book is for you. "ROSE COLORED GLASSES" tells two parallel stories; one of a surprise second love and the other of an unexpected sickness and… Continue reading Book Review: “ROSE COLORED GLASSES” – Medical Mystery Intersects with Love Story that Touches on Two Significant Diseases

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Book Review: “DEATH LOGS OUT” is a roller coaster ride of a technological thriller

As the third installment of the Alex Nicholas series, "DEATH LOGS OUT" does not disappoint. Since it is not the first book, I did have to do a tiny bit of searching for the backstory of the first two novels before I was able to start reading. After a few minutes reading the synopses of… Continue reading Book Review: “DEATH LOGS OUT” is a roller coaster ride of a technological thriller

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Book Review: In “DYING WELL,” Facing Death Becomes a Celebration of Life

This has been a difficult review to put together because it would be very easy to tell you not to read "DYING WELL: OUR JOURNEY OF LOVE AND LOSS" by Susan Ducharme Hoben.  Not because the book is not compelling and well written, but because the story of Bruce Hoben's terminal cancer diagnosis is heart-wrenching… Continue reading Book Review: In “DYING WELL,” Facing Death Becomes a Celebration of Life

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Book Review: Science and God Don’t Have To Be Mutually Exclusive

During the summer months, I like to kick back and read some romances, maybe get involved in a fun thriller book series, or re-read some old favorites. I find it unnecessary to say that “SCIENCE, ART, AND CHRISTIANITY: CONTRIBUTION TO A THEOLOGY OF NATURE FOR OUR TIME,” by biologist Rudolf Bernhard Brun, is not what… Continue reading Book Review: Science and God Don’t Have To Be Mutually Exclusive

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Book Review: “EXCERPTS FROM AN UNKNOWN GUIDEBOOK” is a captivating new young adults series about folktelling

The first novel in the series "EXCERPTS FROM AN UNKNOWN GUIDEBOOK" by Josef Bastian is referred to as "BOOK 1: PHASES OF THE MOON." Bastian's series premiere is set to have a total of seven novels for young adult readers. However, this is not Bastian's first book series, with "THE NAIN ROUGE TRILOGY – A… Continue reading Book Review: “EXCERPTS FROM AN UNKNOWN GUIDEBOOK” is a captivating new young adults series about folktelling

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Book Review: Danko Jones rambles on rock in “I’VE GOT SOMETHING TO SAY”

Growing up as a metalhead in the ‘80s, my older brother taught me that when it comes to music, it is one’s duty not only to listen to a band, but also to become a fan of the band. There’s value in learning all of the members’ names, mining the band’s history for early singles,… Continue reading Book Review: Danko Jones rambles on rock in “I’VE GOT SOMETHING TO SAY”