#AmReading – The Protector Ethic by James V Morganelli

The Protector Ethic: Morality, Virtue, and Ethics in the Martial Way by James V Morganelli writes this very unique book on Martial Arts, personal responsibility, and philosophy. It was not your typical book on ethics or a ‘self-help’ guide. It is a thoughtful book on learning about yourself and going on a journey that will…

Interview With Author Kathy Ree

One of my favorite things is interviewing my fellow writers. Kathy Ree is not only a novelist, but also has experience editing books for other authors. This week, I had the pleasure of getting to ask her a few questions this week. Check it out! her answers are in bold. Where is your hometown? I…

#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…

#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- 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…

Great Fantasy Read- Firstborn by Lorie Ann Grover

Firstborn by Lorie Ann Grover tells the story of a young girl named Tiadone, who is the first born of her family. According to her nation’s law, she had to be boy or she would killed. Her father, wanting to save her, declared her a male to the authorities.  Forced to serve a foreign nation and foreign…

amreading – Childhood’s End

Arthur C. Clarke is a science fiction master when it comes to creating some incredible novels. His book series, 2001: A Space Odyssey spawned a hit film directed by Stanley Kubrick. This time, I had the privilege of reading Childhood’s End. The book was published in 1953 and spawned a well-received miniseries from the SyFy…