Here's a brief review of Frederick S. Blackmon's debut romance novel entitled "Blood for Karen".
Reyna was dying when Dr. Gallagher found her, but he took her lifeless body and fused her organic tissue with cybernetic parts. Now, she's on a mission of revenge.
The spiritual beings known as angels have been widely documented in the Torah, the New Testament Gospel and the Holy Quran. Heavenly beings have also littered the spiritual tales of Native Americans, Hindus, and Buddhists. So, are they real? DO ANGELS AND DEMONS REALLY EXIST? That's the focus of the latest fiction ebook from The... Continue Reading →
“Your past is a skeleton walking one step behind you, and your future is a a skeleton walking one step in front of you. Maybe you don't wear a watch, but your skeletons do, and they always know what time it is.” ― Sherman Alexie (Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven)
With the severity of the Native American plight, escapism is a very realistic and practical defense against misery. This is quite evident in Sherman Alexie’s The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven. In this novel, Alexie captures an elaborate depiction of reservation life. The characters are terminally suspended in the abyss commonly known... Continue Reading →
Denis Johnson’s book Jesus’ Son portrays single serving slices of what it means to be alive. According to this provocative collection of short stories, there is more to being alive than simply breathing and eating. This examination is relayed to the reader in terms of altered states of consciousness, jaded recollections and sexual fascinations. In... Continue Reading →
The Eye of the Hunter is a fantasy novel by Dennis McKiernan that was first released in 1992. It's the generational tale of two little people called warrows on a quest to find and destroy the world's most heinous foe. It's a controversial book for some, mainly because of its many similarities to Tolkien's "Lord... Continue Reading →
My favorite movie of all time is Ben-Hur, the 1959 Cecil B. Demil epic film starring Charlton Heston. The costumes. The sets. The drama. The chariot race. I couldn't wait to read the book, the original Ben-Hur that was written by Lew Wallace in 1880. Surely, this would also become my favorite book, right? Well,... Continue Reading →
ALAS, BABYLON by Pat Frank. This is a great American classic about the struggle for survival in a post-apocalyptic world. It's like the AMC's The Walking Dead minus all the zombies. The story is set in the late 1950s when the United States was deeply entrenched in the Cold War against Soviet Russia. The book... Continue Reading →