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Fifteen Minutes With California Writer Laura Smith

California journalist Laura Smith, who serves as Managing Editor for the San Francisco-based history magazine Timeline.com, has written one of the most intriguing books to hit the shelves in 2018. … Continue reading

June 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Laura Smith’s The Art of Vanishing Forces You To Question Your Core

THE ART OF VANISHING. A Memoir of Wanderlust. Viking. “The one who comes to question himself cares for mankind.” – Kenneth Patchen Journalist Laura Smith, who serves as Managing Editor at … Continue reading

June 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

This Scorched Earth Destined To Become A Classic

THIS SCORCHED EARTH: A NOVEL OF THE CIVIL WAR. William Gear. Forge Books. The title of this book is a bit misleading: In the story, the Civil War is a vast … Continue reading

June 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Giants & Until There’s A Cure Foundation Strive To Make Faces of AIDS Patients Visible

The San Francisco Giants were the first professional sports team to host a game dedicated to AIDS/HIV awareness. A quarter century later, the Giants continue to forge a path toward … Continue reading

May 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hot Summer Fiction From Penguin-Random House Audio

BAD MEN & WICKED WOMEN. Eric Jerome Dickey. A Penguin-Random House Audio Book. Eric Jerome Dickey is the best thing going in fiction now in terms of writing stories that … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Vegan Recipes For Every Occasion

350 BEST VEGAN RECIPES. Deb Roussou. Robert Rose Publishers. Even though veteran cookbook author Deb Roussou published this book 6 years ago, it’s still worth spotlighting because of its original … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Night Dahlia Features R.S. Belcher At His Best

THE NIGHT DAHLIA. R. S. Belcher. Tor Books. Fantasy Noir is an interesting cross-genre. It combines the gritty hyper-realism of Raymond Chandler or Elmore Leonard with the horror and humor … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dylan’s Nobel Lecture Released In Hardcover

“Well, Frankie Lee, he sat right down And put his fingers to his chin But with the cold eyes of Judas on him His head began to spin Would ya … Continue reading

April 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Eric Jerome Dickey Blends Danger & Sensuality In His Latest Thriller

BAD MEN & WICKED WOMEN. Eric Jerome Dickey. Dutton. Eric Jerome Dickey is the best thing going in fiction now in terms of writing stories that blend action with sensuality. … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · 1 Comment
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