This is the third novel of Michael Carlon's that I have been lucky enough to read in the past month. Just like "All the F*cks I Cannot Give" and "Uncorking a Murder", it landed very well with me. I would definitely moved with this one, although it was a completely different genre than the other… Continue reading Book Review: “WINNING STREAK” is another success from Author Michael Carlon
Ulrich Kellerer's latest book is based on a very simple idea: every ordinary person will face an extraordinary situation at least once in their life. Kellerer has collected personal stories through interviews and transcribed them for readers to enjoy and learn from in "One Moment Can Change Your Life: Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary People." The… Continue reading Book Review: “One Moment Can Change Your Life!” shares interesting personal tales.
Michael Carlon, who also authored the comedy "ALL THE F*CKS I CANNOT GIVE", is back with a mystery series. The third book in the series was released this past December, so I'm going back through the series one at a time. "UNCORKING A MURDER" is where it all began with Farrah Graham, host of a… Continue reading Book Review: “UNCORKING A MURDER” should be on everyone’s Beach Read List
With the full title of "HOMELANDS: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration", Alfredo Corchado is launching this novel on June 5th. After the success of his last book, "MIDNIGHT IN MEXICO", this one is bound to get a lot of publicity in today's political climate. As said in the… Continue reading Book Review: “HOMELANDS” author depicts immigration challenges through anecdotes of friends met in Philly restaurant
Author Michael Carlon took a risk with the title of his book, "ALL THE F*CKS I CANNOT GIVE". While deciding on a title, he said on his Facebook page that he almost went with "Pink Slip." In my opinion, that just wouldn't have had the same effect on readers. It downplays that the book is a massive… Continue reading Book Review: Hilarious comedy “ALL THE F*CKS I CANNOT GIVE” needs a sequel ASAP
Communist China; not something that is of huge interest to most readers. However, debut fiction author Thomas V. Harris is able to draw a reader in with its romanticism and political climate, in a time where politics seem to rule many conversations. Harris, with a degree in politics from Harvard and a specialization in International… Continue reading Book Review: “Three Gorges Dam” is a political thriller about the imminent decline of Communist China
Mark Zaslove received Emmy Awards for his involvement with "TaleSpin" and "The Adventures of Winnie the Pooh" in the early 1990s. He also received the Humanitas Award in 1989 in the Children's Animation Category, and was nominated twice more since then. Zaslove has worked with all of the major production studios. Yes, all of them.… Continue reading Book Review: “DEATH AND TAXES: TALES OF A BADASS IRS AGENT” is the first novel by this Emmy Award winner