Lily’s Promise

Written By: Lily Ebert and Dov Forman Published By: HarperOne Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                When I first heard of Lily Ebert and Dov Forman, the world was at an all time low.  The pandemic was raging and our President was a hateful man whose propaganda campaign was reminiscent of that of Adolf Hitler.  WorstContinue reading “Lily’s Promise”

Rizzoli & Isles: Listen to Me

Written By: Tess Gerritsen Published By: Ballantine Books Reviewed By: Melissa Minners I’m a big fan of the Rizzoli & Isles television series that used to air on TNT and now is available in syndication and on DVD.  In fact, I have every season on DVD.  Yet, I never have read any of the booksContinue reading “Rizzoli & Isles: Listen to Me”

The Song of Achilles

Written By: Madeline Miller Published By: Ecco Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                Being a rabid fan of all things mythology, it is no wonder that one of my Christmas presents would be a book based on mythology.  The story of the Trojan War has been told by many, most famously by Homer in The Iliad. Continue reading “The Song of Achilles”

A Firefighter’s Christmas Carol

And Other Stories Written By: Douglas R. Brown Published By: Epertase Publishing Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                When the holiday season comes along, I like to find a new book, movie or soundtrack to add to the various favorites I watch and read around this time of year.  One of my favorite tales is AContinue reading “A Firefighter’s Christmas Carol”

Halloween (1978)

Distributed By: Compass International Pictures             It’s that time of the year again.  Time to break out the Halloween decorations, candy and old movies.  Time to dim the lights, throw those movies into the DVD player and try to scare the crap out of ourselves.  I have an annual tradition that takes place around thisContinue reading “Halloween (1978)”

The Walking Dead: Compendium Three

Written By: Robert Kirkman Penciler and Inker: Charlie Adlard and Stefano Gaudiano Editor: Sean Mackiewicz Distributed By: Image Comics  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 Now that I was all caught up with The Walking Dead and Season 6 was finally over, I decided I would do some catching up where the comic book series isContinue reading “The Walking Dead: Compendium Three”

The Walking Dead: Compendium Two

Written By: Robert Kirkman Penciler and Inker: Charlie Adlard Editor: Sina Grace Distributed By: Image Comics  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 Well, I’m all caught up on The Walking Dead television series and patiently awaiting its return.  That being said, I can’t go Dead-less this whole time, so I decided to do some catching upContinue reading “The Walking Dead: Compendium Two”

The Racketeer

Written By John Grisham Published By: Bantam Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                I love John Grisham’s writing and read every book by him that I can get my hands on.  I’ve reviewed some really great Grisham novels over the years.  So, when a family member offered me a copy of The Racketeer that they hadContinue reading “The Racketeer”

The Rogue Lawyer

Author: John Grisham Published By: Bantam Books Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 I’ve read a number of John Grisham novels and always been happy with them.  In fact, quite recently, I wondered to myself why it is that I haven’t read more of his works.  I decided to remedy that situation and, when I sawContinue reading “The Rogue Lawyer”

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