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PEEP AND EGG: I’M NOT TRICK-OR-TREATING

PEEP AND EGG: I’M NOT TRICK-OR-TREATING…TWO SIBLING CHICKS, ONE GREAT HALLOWEEN DEBATE Peep can’t wait for Halloween to start, but the younger Egg has a long list of reasons to wish it would not. In a scene familiar to many families, the prospect of trick-or-treating conjures costumes and candy for some, while others are haunted […]

Nat Turner’s Mental and Military Motivations

  Nat Turner’s Mental and Military Motivations By Ezrah Aharone Nate Parker’s movie  has revived the question: What caused Nat Turner’s 1831 uprising? Turner, first of all, was not a deranged misfit who acted outside of a historical context of previous African freedom fighters.  Throughout slavery’s duration, resistance was not only constant and fatal, but […]

Blue and Red Make Purple & Under the Moon: Jazz Standards and Lullabies

Blue and Red Make Purple & Under the Moon: Jazz Standards and Lullabies Two picture books with music are available this fall from The Secret Mountain   More information is HERE.   Blue and Red Make Purple: A Musical Journey with Jennifer Gasoi Illustrated by Steve Adams   Available on October 1, 2016   “A […]

Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full! – A Book That Will Leave You Gasping

Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full! – A Book That Will Leave You Gasping Book Review by Amy Lignor   How long does it take for compassion to die? In the case of the Viet Nam* War, little was shown for the “unwanted veterans” from the very beginning. Unlike WWII, and the cheers given […]

Richards Rocks!

  Sandra L. Richards The “Rice & Rocks” Interview with Kam Williams Richards Rocks! The American-born daughter of Jamaican immigrant parents, Sandra L. Richards is the author of “Rice & Rocks.” She hopes that her debut picture book will serve as an educational resource for families seeking to teach their children the value of their […]

Keep Walking in Prayer… Until You Can’t Come Back

  Keep Walking in Prayer… Until You Can’t Come Back by Reverend Dorothy Scott Boulware Xulon Press Paperback, $10.99 104 pages ISBN: 978-1-4984-7454-2 Book Review by Kam Williams “By way of introduction, I’m a Baptist Methodist Pentecostal Evangelical non-denominational retired pastor, retired newspaper editor, former minister of music, former fingerprint technician, wife of 47 years, […]

A Stunning Trilogy Comes to an End in Envoy of Jerusalem

  A Stunning Trilogy Comes to an End in Envoy of Jerusalem Book Review by Amy Lignor   A historical trilogy needs a great deal of substance. When it comes to this writer, Author Helena P. Schrader, and her work, this particular reviewer once stated that for a trilogy comprised of very large books, a […]

New Mystery, Double Talk by Sherban Young, Makes You Laugh Out Loud!

  New Mystery, Double Talk by Sherban Young, Makes You Laugh Out Loud! Book Review by Amy Lignor For those who have not yet had the good fortune to pick up a Sherban Young mystery, now is the time to do so! Let’s just say that once you begin reading this title, you will immediately […]

The “City of Angels” is a Fact for Our Wild Friends

It’s called the City of Angels. The title makes some laugh out loud

Marc Lamont Matters!

Marc Lamont Hill The “Nobody” Interview