Postcards From A War

In our current everyday life, war has become the “normal.” We have been at war for years with no end in sight. Every day thousands of troops are being shuffled around the globe in the hope of preventing aggressive escalation.  Having our troops out and about defending us from those who seek to do harmContinue reading “Postcards From A War”

New Boy

This was a 3.5 to 4 stars read for me, so I rounded up!   The tragedy of bullying. One day. From the start of the school day until the last bell rings. Osei was changing schools and not for the first time. This was Osei first day at another new school. His diplomat fatherContinue reading “New Boy”

The Stars Are Fire

I must say that one of the best experiences when reading a book is the sensory aspects. The quiet promise in the bookstore. The smell of a new book. The graphic artistry on the cover. The feel of the page as it turns in your hand. This book has AMAZING artistry on the cover andContinue reading “The Stars Are Fire”

Before We Were Yours

Avery Foster has grown up in a life of wealth and privilege. Her father is a senator and she is an accomplished attorney. As her father (a well respected Senator) is set to go through chemotherapy, she leaves her job as a U.S. District Attorney to work alongside him while he goes through treatment. WhileContinue reading “Before We Were Yours”

Mormama

I rated this between a 2.5 and 3 stars out of 5. Mormama, by Kit Reed, is a Southern Gothic haunting set in Jacksonville, Florida. This tale starts out with Dale, (who knows what his real name is, as he has just chosen one when he can’t remember his own), a down on his luckContinue reading “Mormama”

Tomorrow’s Friday!

Hey! Have you heard? The weekend’s almost here! Tired from a long, hard week? Are you just ready to say goodbye to this week? Well, fear not! Call everyone you know and tell them it’s almost the weekend! You have almost made it! Just one more day! You can do it! Hang in there!  Then you’llContinue reading “Tomorrow’s Friday!”

Full Wolf Moon

Full Wolf Moon, by Lincoln Child, starts off with a gruesome and strange death by mauling that has the local investigators stumped. These attacks are nothing like they have ever seen, and seem to occur with the full moon cycle. Initially, these attacks are thought to be caused by a rogue bear or wolf. InContinue reading “Full Wolf Moon”

Memorial Day 2017

Please remember that today is not about the BBQ or day off of work. Today we honor our fallen. Our brave. Our Heroes serving in the military past, present and future.  Those brave men and women who go to fight, so you are safe. Freedom. Family. The ones pressing ever forward, while miles from home.Continue reading “Memorial Day 2017”

American War

  American War by Omar El Akkad is the painful journey that reveals how a curious girl evolves into a pitiless fighter. It is the story of yet another civil war in the United States in the late 21st century that has fractured it once again into North versus South. It is the story of a youngContinue reading “American War”

Friday Funnies!

Well, once again WE HAVE MADE IT!!!  It’s Friday… and that makes me wanna dance! I’ve already got my workout on… I know, I wasn’t holding the bar right… sheesh…  I’ve been working on my selfie… About those peacocks… I’ve been practicing my warming up for the weekend… I’ve even practiced my workout for Sunday…Continue reading “Friday Funnies!”