Books & Music

Karen Hancock

Jasmine Marcks has just released a tell-all book about how it was to grow up with a father who is a serial killer. She had been instrumental in getting him convicted, and now he is in a facility for the rest of his life. He has, however, done the impossible and escaped and is after his daughter.

Nina Guilbeau

From the Editor - Feedback from readers can be helpful and it is often enlightening. However, it can also be a reminder of how race weighs heavily on the minds of some readers.

Michelle Anne Cope

Philip C. Stead has written and illustrated an incredibly fun book of tales for children. He calls his short pieces small stories, yet there is nothing small about his writing or illustration. I found this volume of three small stories to be a great read for all ages.

Gillian Buchanan

Gaetano Donizetti's opera Mary Stuart is a wonderful pastiche of coloratura style music and big choruses which is very enjoyable, especially the fight between Queen Elizabeth 1 and Mary Queen of Scots! Read on to learn more about it.

Lyn Sedmina

Have you ever experienced deja vu? What if what you were thinking wasn't just strangely familiar, but was a suppressed memory from your past? What if that memory was dangerous enough to get you killed?

Ije Yvonne

Here's a question for you: Does literature affect culture or does culture affect literature? What can we really say about one interlocking with the other? Read on!

Justin D. Davis

Ghosts, Spirits, Death, Eternal Damnation! ...of course, I speak of the yuletide classic "A Christmas Carol." Our annnual look at the classic immortal holiday ghost story for all ages.

Edie Dykeman

Former Police Chief Katherine Sullivan is drawn into a case by her deceased husband's former partner, Nathan Walker. The duo find they must look into past generations before they can focus on who killed the young gallery worker found on an art collector's estate.