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There's More To Nicholas Sparks' Novels Than Just Romance

Nicholas Sparks is an author who made it possible for every woman on the planet to believe in true love. For me, Nicholas Sparks gave me my dream.   1,615 more words


Jurassic World Arcade Game Trailer

That’s right, a doozy of a 2-minute trailer has been released for the Jurassic Park arcade game! It involves a trip back to Islas Sorna and Nublar, which goes about as well as you’d expect. 993 more words

Creeds, Fortunes & Hell-hounds

Wars are engineered and waged to secure interests. Namely, economic interests.

But let us not dare criticize the economic system which seeks to maximize profit and exercise monopoly over resources. 470 more words


Review: Leaving Time

(Read in January 2015)
Oh, Jodi Picoult, I may have to end our author-reader relationship.
We used to have a serious give and take. You would give me three-dimensional, engrossing, well-researched stories and I would take (and read) them everywhere. 727 more words

Presenting Protagonists Placed in Prison

In last week’s post about author aliases, I mentioned a couple of writers (O. Henry and Voltaire) who spent time in jail. That gave me the idea to focus this week’s post on some of literature’s incarcerated characters. 1,073 more words


I saw my lawyer, John Gonzo, yesterday. I asked him how things were. He said, “Great. I got a $20 case, a $15 case, and a couple of little ones.”

Three Little Words "fit the bill" in Wolf Hall

I am completely enraptured by the BBC production of Wolf Hall.  At times I call it Wolf Hall for Dummies as it is so easy to understand – I didn’t finish the book.  405 more words