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Mayflower

Written by: Nathaniel Philbrick Published By: Penguin Books  Reviewed by Dorothy Doremus             Ah, the tale of the first Thanksgiving.  The Pilgrims, after the long journey from England, set foot on Plymouth Rock where they meet Squanto who befriended them.  After which, they all sit and have a feast of turkey with all of theContinue reading “Mayflower”

The Thanksgiving Treasure

Written by: Gail Rock Published By: Bantam Books Reviewed by Dorothy Doremus             One of my favorite things about any holiday is the memories and the traditions.  Everyone can reminisce about a favorite food, music or a story.  One of my favorite stories is called The Thanksgiving Treasure.  It was my fourth grade teacher, Mr. Fitzgerald,Continue reading “The Thanksgiving Treasure”

Cause of Death

Written By: Jeffery Deaver Published By: Amazon Original Stories Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                I love Jeffery Deaver novels, but when one doesn’t have time to read a whole novel, what does one do?  Fortunately, Mr. Deaver has helped me out on that score.  He also happens to write short stories that take me noContinue reading “Cause of Death”

The Haunting of Alejandra

Written By: V. Castro Published By: Random House Publishing Group Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                In October, I like to get into the spirit of things and read something spooky.  Fortunately, publishers and promoters who participate in the Netgalley program have noticed.  I recently received an offer to review a book by one such promoter. Continue reading “The Haunting of Alejandra”

Everything’s Eventual

Written By: Stephen King Published By: Pocket Books Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                When people go on vacation, they usually pick a light read…something that will be quick and easy, requiring very little thought process.  Usually that would be some sort of silly romance novel.  Of course, I’m not that sort of person.  I usuallyContinue reading “Everything’s Eventual”

Badasses

The Legend of Snake, Foo, Dr. Death and John Madden’s Oakland Raiders Written By: Peter Richmond  Published By: Harper  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 When I wrote the commentary, A Raiders Fan on the East Coast, I began to realize that I knew very little about the Badass years of the Oakland Raiders franchise.  BeingContinue reading “Badasses”

The Timekeeper

Written By: Brad Aiken Published By: Kindle Direct Publishing Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                Nathan Fields may look like an ordinary 9-year-old boy…may feel like an ordinary boy…but Nathan Fields is anything but ordinary.  He has just learned that he is the descendent of a Timekeeper, an individual with the power to travel through timeContinue reading “The Timekeeper”

Mind Fields

Written by: Brad Aiken Published By: Padwolf Publishing Reviewed By: Melissa Minners             Imagine a world in which surgical procedures are a thing of the past, a world in which microscopic organic robots can be painlessly inserted into your body and programmed to repair damage to your internal organs, clear away clogs in your arteriesContinue reading “Mind Fields”

The Puma Years

Written By: Laura Coleman Distributed by: Little A Review By: Melissa Minners                Some time ago, Amazon was offering free books as part of an International Authors special.  I chose a few books, hoping to expand my reading horizons.  One of those books took place in Bolivia.  I wasn’t sure what I was expecting whenContinue reading “The Puma Years”

Abandon Us

Written By: E.T. Gunnarsson Published By: Bragi Press Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                Some time ago, I reviewed a book about a dystopian world that takes place in three stages.  In Forgive Us, we meet three different individuals struggling to survive in different eras of an Earth that has been destroyed through pollution and war. Continue reading “Abandon Us”