by Jo O’Neil Our editor-in-chief, Patricia V. Davis, is the author of three published books and counting. Like any other author today, she knows the importance of marketing her own work, and so when The Diva Doctrine: 16 Universal Principles Every Woman Needs to Know came out, she immediately began to promote the title to […]
32 Candles by Ernessa T. Carter Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Amistad (June 2010) ISBN-10: 0061957844 Reviewed by Jo O’Neil Nicknamed ‘Monkey Night’ by those who taunt her mercilessly in high school, Davidia Jone’s life-defining, tragicomic moments with an abusive mother, repulsive father, and the rich, unattainable boy she has a crush on are narrated via […]
_____________________________________________________ Feeding Strays by Stefanie Freele _____________________________________________________ Paperback, 268 pages Publisher: Lost Horse Press; First edition (September 1, 2009) ISBN: 978-0980028959 Reviewed by Patricia V. Davis If you read only one collection of short stories this year, Feeding Strays must be it. In fact, if you’re short on time, just the titles of some of […]
_____________________________________________________ Midori by Moonlight by Wendy Nelson Tokunaga _____________________________________________________ Midori by Moonlight Author: Wendy Nelson Tokunaga Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin ISBN: 978-0312372613 Reviewer: Patricia Volonakis Davis Though Midori by Moonlight was published in 2007, I only just discovered this book a few months ago. And I’m delighted that I did.
________________________________________ The Fighter Pilot’s Wife by Gilberta Guth ________________________________________ Published by Call Sign Press Reviewed by Nigel Voight Between 1951 and 1998, Gilberta met, loved, married, had children with, and eventually became the widow of, Joe Guth, a pilot in the United States Air Force. This is her story about him and their life together. […]
Reviewed by Natasha J. Stillman Iron Man, directed by John Favreau, (Elf, Zathura: A Space Adventure) is a slick and well-paced ride from beginning to end. Favreau has never directed a film on this action scale before, and it’s to his credit that he cast Robert Downey Jr. to play the title role. Downey Jr. […]