Gene, Everywhere

Talya Boerner is a master storyteller. Gene Everywhere took me back to the three-years period of time I was my 90 years-old father’s caregiver after my mother died. So much of what the author wrote tugged at the memories and experience I had with my father. The prose is spectacular. Talya’s prose is spectacular. Her… Continue reading Gene, Everywhere

Glimpsing Glory

Glimpsing Glory With Glimpsing Glory: Poems of Living & Dying, Praying & Playing, Belonging & Longing, Catherine Lawton delivers luminous, Christian spiritual walk poetry that blends the daily journey with God and the beauty and glory of God’s created world. Broken in topical areas of relating, relating, communing, trusting, living, dying, praying and word-playing, we… Continue reading Glimpsing Glory

He Won’t Let You Down

Did You Know God is Faithful?  Yes, God is faithful. He won’t let you down. God’s word says in 1 Corinthians 1:9 English Standard Version (ESV), “God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.” Definition of Faithful The Merriam-Webster Dictionary gives this definition of faithful.… Continue reading He Won’t Let You Down

The Mighty Endeavor: American Armed Forces in the European Theater in World War II by Charles B. MacDonald

An Excellent General Military History “The Mighty Endeavor: American Armed Forces in the European Theater in World War II” by Charles B. MacDonald is an excellent general military history of the US forces in Europe in WWII. Mr. MacDonald served as a Company Commander in the 2nd Infantry Division during World War II. He also… Continue reading The Mighty Endeavor: American Armed Forces in the European Theater in World War II by Charles B. MacDonald

The Ragged Edge of Night by Olivia Hawker

The Ragged Edge of Night by Olivia Hawker is a passionate, elegantly written (maybe the most beautiful prose I have ever read), historical novel about amazing hope, redemption, and one man’s quest for enlightenment during the darkest times of World War II. The setting is Germany. The time is 1942. The protagonist is Franciscan friar… Continue reading The Ragged Edge of Night by Olivia Hawker

The Sekhmet Bed (The She-King Series, Book 1) by Libbie Hawker

My Review: I loved the book. Libbie Hawker is one of today’s best writers of historical fiction writers. She is without a doubt a master storyteller. She had my attention early and kept me turning the pages. Her research for the book was excellent. Several times I would Google something mentioned in the story an would… Continue reading The Sekhmet Bed (The She-King Series, Book 1) by Libbie Hawker

Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

Mur Lafferty crafted an amazing sci-fi book with Six Wakes. I was me hooked early by the well-crafted story. It’s full of mystery, intrigue, and uses a premise I’ve never met before.  What’s the premise? Generational space travel by cloning. The cloning isn’t to create multiple copies or versions of a person. Instead, it gives the ability… Continue reading Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

The Steel Wave by Jeff Shaara

Summary: The Steel Wave by Jeff Shaara is the second novel in his Second World War historical fiction trilogy of the European and Mediterranean Theater. He has a fourth book dealing with the Pacific Thater of World War II. The Steel Wave’s theme is the planning and execution of Operation Overlord. Operation Overlord is the name of… Continue reading The Steel Wave by Jeff Shaara

One Great Way To Write A Book Review

Keeping Track of What You Read Over twenty-five years ago I read Louis L’Amour’s book, “Education of a Wandering Man.” L’Amour kept a journal recording the books he read year by year. About the same time, I attended a writer’s conference in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Christian author Dr. Calvin Miller was… Continue reading One Great Way To Write A Book Review

The Rising Tide by Jeff Shaara

Summary of Book: The Rising Tide is military historical fiction and the first novel of a continuing series by Jeff Shaara based on certain theaters of World War II. It covers the North African Campaign from its position in late May to Rommel’s defeat. It also covers Operation Husky in Italy. The main characters are… Continue reading The Rising Tide by Jeff Shaara