#amreading – Unblemished by Sara Ella

Sara Ella’s debut novel, Unblemished, is part one of a trilogy. I have previously highlighted her author vlog as an excellent resource for authors looking for advice in the writing process. This fictional novel shows the talent she has not only for a fantastic plot, but excellent attention to detail. The plot involved a young…

#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 – 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 – 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- 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…

#amreading- Flyover Nation by Dana Loesch

When she is not defending your Second Amendment Rights or talking about the news on her syndicated radio program or on Dana on TheBlaze, Conservative Dana Loesch is giving us some hardcore facts. She brought us Hands Off My Gun where she destroyed the liberal myths about gun control and she’s doing it again in her…

Great Inspiring Read- Love Stains by Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson wrote this incredible, inspiring book about ministering to the poorest of the poor. With forwards by powerhouse Christian authors Bill Johnson and Mario Murillo, this nonfiction book will really make you rethink how you do evangelism.  Mr. Johnson takes us on the streets of San Francisco, overseas, and many other places. He speaks…

Great Sci-Fi Read- The Forever Saga 1: Flash

Recently, Sean C. Sousa wrote an updated version of The Forever Saga 1: Flash titled The Last and The Greatest which I have not had the privilege to read yet. That being the case, I will discuss the first edition.  My wife and her family are friends with the author and his wife. I have not…

Great Drama Read- Through A Glass Darkly by Gilbert Morris

Gilbert Morris is a premier Christian author who has brought us some amazing historical novels as well as fantasy/science fiction, but he also writes standalone faith based dramas like Through A Glass Darkly. Adam Smith woke up from a coma with no memory of who he or where he came from. All he knows is…

Great Suspense Read: Dark Justice

I have reviewed some of novelist Brandilyn Collins’ other novels including Over The Edge. She is the purveyor of what she calls Seatbelt Suspense. There is no doubt of that. Dark Justice tells the story of Hannah Shire. She is the caretaker of her mother who suffers from dementia. After they come to an accident…

Great Mystery Read- A Deadly Business by Lis Wiehl

I reviewed the first book in Lis Wiehl’s Mia Quinn Mysteries, A Matter of Trust. It took awhile, but I finally got a hold of the second book in this series, A Deadly Business.  Assistant District Attorney Mia Quinn discovers that her deceased husband had been keeping secrets from her. He had been having an…

Great Memoir Read: Tough Choices by Carly Fiorina

Former 2016 Republican Presidential candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina wrote this memoir, Tough Choices, about her time as a business woman.  The book follows her meager beginnings as a secretary and her slow, but steady climb to becoming one of the CEO of one of the largest computer companies in the world. She…

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…

Great Suspense/Thriller Read: Shadow in Serenity

Carny knows a con artist when she sees one and Logan Briscoe is definitely trying to pull the wool over the eyes of the community of Serenity, Texas. However, she cannot convince the town of his deceit. As she gets to know him and slowly tries to unravel his scheme, he finds that this mark…

#amreading- The Octopus Deception by Daniel Estulin

I really enjoy thrillers. The last one I read was Rage by Jonathan Kellerman. Today, I wanted to share my enjoyment the political thriller The Octopus Deception by Daniel Estulin. Billions of dollars that the United States has as collateral vanishes overnight thanks to a black hat hacker. A shadow organization within the American government…

Great Suspense Read- A Matter of Trust

Lis Wiehl brings us another great suspense/thriller in the novel A Matter of Trust, the first in her Mia Quinn series. After one of widowed Mia Quinn’s colleagues at the District Attorney’s office is murdered, she has to team-up with a gruff homicide detective to solve the crime. It leads them to a connection to…

Remembering Edgar Allan Poe: El Dorado

Edgar Allan Poe is someone who changed the face of literature itself. Though he died a mysterious and tragic death, I wanted to honor his memory with one of his poems: El Dorado. GAILY bedight,        A gallant knight, In sunshine and in shadow,        Had journeyed long,        Singing a song, In search of…

Top 5 Charles Dickens Novels

Charles Dickens is one of the greatest authors and novelists of the Victorian era. His stories shined light on morality, history, and the drama of the nineteenth century. While my friends were reading Captain Underpants, I was enjoying the thrilling tales of the Dickensian world. His writings definitely inspired my own writing style. This is…