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Category Archives: 2015

Portraits of Van Morrison’s Middle Period

VAN MORRISON: ANOTHER GLORIOUS DECADE. UNDER REVIEW. 1977- 1987. MVD. Due out on September 18, Glorious Decade chronicles an important and generally under-appreciated period of “Van-the-Man’s” storied career. In the … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

August 2015

DARK ORBIT. Carolyn Ives Gilman. TOR. Carolyn Ives Gilman’s Dark Orbit will be like presents under the tree on Christmas day for Sci-Fi fans across the globe. In this dark … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tropical Taste of Tiempo Libre

PANAMERICANO. Tiempo Libre. Universal Music Latin Entertainment. The music the Afro-Caribbean group Tiempo Libre makes is all about clear crystal rhythms rising through the fog to tug you from your chair, these … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

June 2015

THE DARKNESS ROLLING. Win & Meredith Blevins. Forge. This historical mystery has it all: adventure, romance, mystery – all cloaked in the cinematic territory of the American Southwest. The novel tells … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Boston Mob

Two Books Tell the Complete Story of the Brutal Boston Mob BOSTON MOB. The Rise And Fall of The New England Mob And Its Most Notorious Killer. Marc Songini. St. … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

American Idioms

MYSTERY TRAIN. Images of American Rock and Roll Music. Greil Marcus. Plume. “Gets as close to the heart and soul of American and American music as the best of rock … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

May 2015

LONG HIGH NOON.  Loren D. Estleman. Forge. Westerns are not easy to pull off. For the genre to work in print, the writing and the characters must be swift and deep. Moreover, the … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Three Kings: Celebrating Latin America’s Greatest Voices

Original watercolor portraits by Eric Ward. © Eric Ward 2015. All Rights Reserved. Concept by John Aiello

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

In the Audio Corner

SOMEONE IS WATCHING. Joy Fielding. Brilliance Audio. This novel keeps you transfixed as you live Bailey Carpenter’s nightmare. In the story, Carpenter sustains a horrible attack. And in its aftermath, … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment
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