Books & Music

Karen Hancock

Tallon has outdone herself in this fast-moving excellent novel where young Scarlet Drew is sexually assaulted by a drunken millionaire after a black-tie dinner. She decides to get revenge by stealing something he owns, and the results are suspenseful and surprising. Highly recommended.

Yvonne Ije

We have heard quite a bit about Utopian and Dystopian Literature, and have oftentimes merged both categories as one. In this article we'll see differences between the two categories, evident in their definitions, but also in their plot and event descriptions.

Evelyn Rainey

A writer must know the industry standards to properly label their book. Ninety-five percent of all manuscripts submitted to publishers are rejected - many times because the publisher can't waste time trying to market a book without a specific place to sell it.

Launa Stout

This book has projects for two different kinds of boxes – the large, sturdy kind that a fridge or washing machine might come in, and the other light cardboard box such as a Kleenex or cereal box.

Michelle Anne Cope

Philip C. Stead has written and illustrated an incredibly fun book of tales for children. He calls his short pieces small stories, yet there is nothing small about his writing or illustration. I found this volume of three small stories to be a great read for all ages.

Gillian Buchanan

Gaetano Donizetti's opera Mary Stuart is a wonderful pastiche of coloratura style music and big choruses which is very enjoyable, especially the fight between Queen Elizabeth 1 and Mary Queen of Scots! Read on to learn more about it.

Lyn Sedmina

Have you ever experienced deja vu? What if what you were thinking wasn't just strangely familiar, but was a suppressed memory from your past? What if that memory was dangerous enough to get you killed?

Justin D. Davis

Ghosts, Spirits, Death, Eternal Damnation! ...of course, I speak of the yuletide classic "A Christmas Carol." Our annnual look at the classic immortal holiday ghost story for all ages.

Edie Dykeman

Former Police Chief Katherine Sullivan is drawn into a case by her deceased husband's former partner, Nathan Walker. The duo find they must look into past generations before they can focus on who killed the young gallery worker found on an art collector's estate.