#amreading- Reasons To Vote For Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide

Daily Wire editor-in-chief Ben Shapiro hailed Reasons To Vote For Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide as “thorough.” Truly, no other word can describe the masterful diction that Michael J. Knowles, author, philosopher, Beatles-aficionado, playwright, uses to write this compelling read. He uses pure logic to break down the reasons that everyone, including Conservatives, should vote for Democrats. If…

#amreading – Best Books of 2016

As a writer and budding novelist, I love to read. This year, I have gotten to read some pretty awesome books both fiction and nonfiction. Some truly great novels and books have come out this year. Here is my list of favorite books to come out in 2016. Fiction: Liberty’s Last Stand by Stephen Coonts…

#amreading – Rage by Jonathan Kellerman

Previously, I reviewed A Cold Heart by Jonathan Kellerman. Today, I am focused on his mystery novel Rage, a thriller from end to end. Psychologist and police consultant Alex Delaware gets a phone call from someone he once analyzed. It was a former teen who participated in the murder of a three year old girl many…

#amreading – Perelandra by CS Lewis

CS Lewis delved not only into fantasy novels with the Chronicles of Narnia, but also science fiction and steampunk with The Space Trilogy, a little known series that is rarely mentioned.  Perelandra also known as Voyage To Venus is the second in the trilogy. It continues the story of Elwin Ransom, who is this time sent…

#amreading – The Exploits Of Sherlock Holmes

Though many have tried to rewrite, modernize, or write sequels to The Sherlock Holmes Adventures since they entered public domain, no one has ever come close to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the great detective’s original creator. However in The Exploits of Sherlock Holmes, Doyle’s Adrian Conan Doyle and his co-writer John Dickson Carr at least get it…

Favorite Star Wars Legends Novels

Since Disney acquired Lucas Films, the Star Wars universe has changed as we know it. They have done away with years of what fans call the Extended Universe. It was a series of novels with various authors. They introduced a whole cast of planets, heroes, and villains. Disney has relabeled them Star Wars Legends. They…

#amreading – A Cold Heart

Jonathan Kellerman is an expert mystery writer and one his best novels is A Cold Heart, part of the Alex Delaware series. What do a jazz singer, an artist, and a dancer have in common? They have all been murdered and the prime suspect is the editor of a celebrity trash magazine GrooveRat. Forensic psychologist Alex…

#amreading – Twelve Books Every College Kid Should Read

There have been several book list for Millennial college kids that are floating along on the internet. Many of them have a very left-wing perspective. I decided to do my own list of books based on my own experience. Here are twelve books every college kid should read. Winning With People by John Maxwell– Usually, Maxwell’s…

#amreading- Liberty’s Last Stand

Liberty’s Last Stand by Stephen Coonts continues his Jake Grafton & Tommy Carmellini Series. It tells the story of a fictional President of the United States declaring martial law and suspending civil liberties and arresting political enemies. When he does this, the state government of Texas has enough and declares independence. To maintain control, the President tries…

Author Resource: Getting into Character by Brandilyn Collins

Brandilyn Collins has written several novels in her Seatbelt Suspense style including, The Chelsea Adams Series, Double Blind, Dark Justice, Over the Edge among others.  In Getting Into Character: Seven Secrets A Novelist Can Learn From Actors, she shows us how method acting can help us build unforgettable protagonists, antagonists, and supporting characters. Using examples from…