Archive for the 'Fiction' Category

The Phenomenal Success of the Twilight Saga Books

By Brianna Peters The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer is all the rage among pre-teens and adults alike. The four books, in chronological order are: Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn. With the release of the second movie in the saga, New Moon, the hype is once again refreshed. New Moon was a box […]

Coming For Money A Novel of International Finance by FW Vom Scheidt

By Gail Pruszkowski It’s been said that money is the root of all evil. Actually it’s the love of money that causes all the problems. Some people will lie, cheat, steal, and do whatever it takes so that they might make more money and those actions will eat away at their moral and ethical values. […]

Review of 2 States The Story of My Marriage By Chetan Bhagat

By Arti Jain Two States and one predictable storyline. The cover design for Chetan Bhagat’s latest book shows a male and a female cut-out figures inside the state outlines of Punjab and Tamilnadu reaching out to touch hands. With Chetan Bhagat what you see is what you get. Two States- The Story of My Marriage […]

Crooked Little Vein An Expertly Crafted Sojourn Through Hell

By O’Dell Isaac II Warren Ellis is a world-renowned, best-selling author of unconventional graphic novels. In Crooked Little Vein, Ellis makes a foray into the world of detective fiction, and the result is a wilder ride than you’re likely to find from even the preeminent novelists of the genre. Michael McGill, the novel’s protagonist and […]

Number 1 Chesterfield Square by Nick Jones One of the Best Books Ive Read Recently

By Susan Frank Nick Jones has produced a debut novel that is quite remarkable. A real page turner in the best traditions of the genre and difficult to put down. This is an expansive cross-class family saga that transports the reader from the beauty of Devon, the excitement and glamour of London to the horrors […]

Book Review After Midnight by Patrick Cunningham

By Ronald Standerfer  A Dark, Twisted Journey Through Terror and Death, Volume One Recently I had the opportunity to review a draft copy of “After Midnight,” and it was a scary experience, to say the least. Not because of the author’s writing, which is more a stream of consciousness narrative than anything else; but because of […]

Where Did All the Money Go?

By Lance Winslow When war hits a nation the money seems to find a way out, along with all the wealth, art, diamonds and well to do. But where does it all go and who hides it all for those that try to hide it and move it? Well, this is a great question and […]

Book Review For Fangs For the Memories

By Steph Burkhart Written by: Kathy Love 285 pages Kensington Publishing Corp. ISBN: 0-7582-1131-7 $14.00 4.5 Stars Kathy Love enters the realm of paranormal romance with her first book in the Young series, “Fangs for the Memories.” Love paints wonderfully romantic yet surreal scenes in this juicy offering which fans of the genre are sure […]

Every Decade Another Financial Disaster

By Lance Winslow Why is it that every ten years we have a meltdown? In 1987 the stock market crashed and the real estate died in 1993. In later 1999 the Internet bubble burst, then yet another recession, which we recovered from nicely, but oh, wait, it’s 2008 and whammo, not so great. Do you […]

Sketches of a Young Man Wandering

By Brandy Lewis Having witnessed the demise of good literature in this country I am happy to say that a new voice has emerged, one that has overcome the desolate literary landscape of the last two decades. Apart from the recent achievements of Junot Diaz (The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao) and Jonathon Safran […]