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Devil’s Wake by Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due

Devil’s Wake by Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due has Hollywood written all over it-don’t be surprised if it is the next hit movie or TV series.  It’s about zombies and I am happy to report that there is not an ounce of humor in it (there was a period of time when anything released about [...]

Another Insane Devotion by Peter Trachtenberg

I am usually very cautious about reading a story where an animal plays a large part.  I took a chance on Another Insane Devotion by Peter Trachtenberg.  It seemed, according to reviews, to treat the relationship between the cats and their people as real and meaningful, on the same level and with nuances as with [...]

Aftermath by Joel Meyerowitz

Sometimes it takes a long time to fully absorb a tragedy, and that’s certainly the case for me and the September 11,2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.  I vividly remember the day, being at work, having children in ‘lockdowns’ at school and being worried about my husband’s colleagues and their air travel plans.  Joel [...]

River House by Sarahlee Lawrence

If you enjoy reading about strong self reliant people, you should read River House by Sarahlee Lawrence.  Lawrence is a white water river guide and has traveled the world and worked on some of the toughest and most remote rivers.  Like a lot of young people though, it took living elsewhere to make her pine [...]

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