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Percy by Michael Shure: Book Review

Friday, October 8th, 2010

I was very fortunate to have met Michael Shure on one of my flights from West Palm Beach to Houston, TX.  His book Percy had just been released and  I had a wonderful time speaking with him.  He gave me a copy of “Percy” asking if I would be kind enough to read it and […]

The Art of Racing in the Rain: Book Review

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

It’s About a Dog, It’s About Car Racing, It’s About Reincarnation. It’s an Excellent Novel by Garth Stein. Chain of Events are sometimes really awesome! I had a really long sit in an airport not very long ago. I proceeded to roam around and look in stores. I ran into a bookstore; which for me, […]

An Isolated Incident – Book Review

Monday, September 20th, 2010

I picked this book up some time back and recently decided to read it again.  Susan R. Sloan is an accomplished, hard hitting writer; stripping away the exterior of bigotry and hatred with no remorse.  She leads the reader along sojourn of jaw-dropping hate, fear, deception and naked truths; staring into their inner core of […]

Old Yeller: Memories of my Childhood

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

Cerulean skies, dappled, tubby, clouds drifting aimlessly in stoic silence… Candied, verdant stalks of  grass… rustle…rustle.. like whispers from the lips of Saints… Rush…Rush…Thump…Thump… Panting, Panting… Rabbit! Rabbit!!  Gotta Go! Gotta Go! Dark umber eyes reflect their God!  Sharp ears pricking to the ragged scratching from tiny creatures, lucidly.  Scents from far away whiffing on […]

Remainder Books – Junk or Treasures

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

Are Remainder Books Worthless, Marked up Books that Should Be Ignored at All Costs? Or, are they a Great Bargain for Readers Looking for a Great Quality Book at a Lower Cost? Let me start by Squashing the idea that Remainder Books are Junk! They are not! They are New, Unread books that the Publisher […]