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Plague Ship by Leonard Goldberg is a Thrill Ride at Sea

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    A little advice: When you sit down to read this one, make sure you’re in a comfortable chair, because you will not stop reading once this thrill ride begins.   Starting out with a flock of birds soaring over the Atlantic, one of the elegant flyers begins to lose altitude and fall toward […]

Kaleidocide By Dave Swaverly Brings Back ‘Blade Runner’ Action

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    This sequel continues Swaverly’s amazing work first presented in Silhouette. For those who are unaware of this technologically abundant series, all you need to do is think of ‘Blade Runner;’ a movie that proved to everyone the terrors and oddities our future may bring.   Main character, Michael Ares, is what you would […]

Dead Man’s Time: Presenting Another Peter James Masterpiece

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    This author is synonymous with bestsellers, and this new novel offers even more proof as to why he’s so successful.   Beginning in the year 1922, Gavin Daly is sleeping peacefully in his room when a group of men break in, kill his mother, kidnap his father, and scare Gavin and his sister […]

Handbook for an Unpredictable Life

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  Handbook for an Unpredictable Life How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came out Smiling (with Great Hair) by Rosie Perez Crown Archetype Hardcover, $26.00 382 pages ISBN: 978-0-307-95239-4   Book Review by Kam Williams   “I hated the fact that my mother was crazy. I wanted her to be normal. Even […]

The Blue Fairy and Other Tales of Transcendence

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by David Roberts The Blue Fairy and Other Tales of Transcendence by Ernest Dempsey consists of twenty-five intricately crafted short stories that explore a topic generally uncomfortable for many in society: death. Each story represents a powerful thought-provoking excursion into a variety of subjects related to the subject using a variety of different true to […]

Blood of the Lamb is an Awesome Religious Puzzle by Sam Cabot

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    This is a title to place in the category of ‘coolest religious puzzles ever’.   Beginning in Rome, our story offers up a variety of groups that are searching for an ancient document stolen from the vaults of the Vatican. At this time, everything was under the control of a very unpopular Pope. […]

Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights

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  Racial Innocence Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Bernstein New York University Press Paperback, $24.00 320 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-8147-8708-3   Book Review by Kam Williams   “Whiteness… derives power from its status as an unmarked category… [It] never has to acknowledge its role as an organizing principle in social and cultural relations. This […]

The Afro-Jamaican Presence in Guatemala

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  Guiou: The Other Blacks The Afro-Jamaican Presence in Guatemala by Gloria J. Arnold Tate Publishing Paperback, $12.00 96 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-1-62746-147-4   Book Review by Kam Williams   [This book] chronicles the journey of a group of Jamaican pioneers who went to Guatemala during the early 1900s and carved out a life for themselves and […]

Sharma on Obama

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  Dinesh Sharma “The Global Obama” Interview with Kam Williams   Dr. Dinesh Sharma is a cultural psychologist, marketing consultant and an acclaimed author with a doctorate from Harvard University. He is an Associate Research Professor (Honorary) at the Institute for Global Cultural Studies, SUNY-Binghamton; a senior fellow at Institute for International and Cross-Cultural Research, NYC; and […]

Alice in Walkerland!

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  Alice Walker The “PBS American Masters” Interview with Kam Williams   Alice Walker has been defined as one of the key international writers of the 20th Century. She made history as the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction as well as the National Book Award in 1983 for her novelThe Color Purple — one […]