Book Review: Kings or Pawns by J. J. Sherwood

Well butter me up and call me a biscuit…paint me green and call me a cucumber…knock me down and steal my teeth! That’s all I can think to say after finishing JJ Sherwood’s first novel. And that’s how I feel too! Like I’ve been knocked down and had my teeth stolen…or my heart stolen…by JJ Sherwood’s story. There were seriously times when I put down the book and cussed like a sailor because of her gloriously painful plot twists (painful like when Sirius died in the…

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Book Review: The Completely Inappropriate Tales of Gandersnitch the Goblin by Robert A. Turk

I must start this review with the first line on the back cover: “DO NOT READ THIS BOOK…if” which is followed by a long list of people better off not reading this story, namely those driving a motorized vehicle, people easily offended, or younger sprouts who have not yet reached puberty.

The amusing blurb on the back of “The Completely Inappropriate Tales of Gandersnitch the Goblin” by Robert A. Turk was only my first taste of the entertainment I would find within. It contains…

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Book Review: Cosmos the Stellar Stalker by Ronald R. Van Stockum Jr.


When I took it upon myself to read Ronald R. Van Stockum Jr.’s 2nd and latest novel “Cosmos the Stellar Stalker”, I had no idea the ride I was in for. This is a book unlike any other I have ever read. It mixes the fantasy of magical realism with real-life scientific and creates a believable parallel universe in which exists our humble city of Louisville, KY, threatened by the devouring hunger of a great and ancient being.

I was delighted and surprised throughout the book….

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Book Review: Precious Children of India

Greetings! I’m back after a short hiatus. Once I reached my halfway point in my book, I felt the need to take a break from writing and have just gotten back to it recently. I may not post regularly every week going forward. I’ve found spending less time on my blog is more time for my book! It is a difficult balancing act. However, there are, at times, incredibly important messages that need to be spread, and “Precious Children of India” is one of them.


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Interview with Debut Author Ronald R. Van Stockum Jr.

This week I had the privilege of interviewing a good friend of mine and newly published author, Ronald R. Van Stockum Jr. His debut book, Markman’s Home, came out in June and is available on Amazon in kindle or paperback form.

Reggie, as his friends call him, was the person who originally invited me into the Cherokee Round Table writing group, which was the primary catalyst in starting my dream to become a professional author. I thoroughly enjoyed reading his new book, and hope the following review and interview helps more people discover and enjoy…

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