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Why Every Black Woman Should Marry a Jewish Man

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Why Every Black Woman Should Marry a Jewish Man by Dr. Nazaree Hines-Starr CreateSpace Paperback, $16.99 202 pages ISBN: 978-1490341972   Book Review by Kam Williams   “How many times have we heard successful African-American women complain they can’t find a good man? Everyone has an opinion on the black man shortage, but none of […]

Success through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple

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Success through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple by Russell Simmons Gotham Books Hardcover, $20.00 220 pages ISBN: 978-1-592-40865-8   Book Review by Kam Williams   “Why should you meditate? The answer is simple: to be happy. Which is the only reason you’re here. That might sound like a very simple take on the meaning of life, but […]

Julie Kramer Thrills with Delivering Death

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Julie Kramer Thrills with Delivering Death ~book review by Amy Lignor  This is the next tale in the incredibly captivating Riley Spartz thriller series, and the suspense is even more chilling than ever.   For those who are unaware, Riley Spartz is one of those intelligent and intriguing characters all readers want to follow. As […]

Religion is Key in Philip Kerr’s FBI Thriller, Prayer

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Religion is Key in Philip Kerr’s FBI Thriller, Prayer ~book review by Amy Lignor FBI agent, Gil Martins, is originally from Scotland. A troubled man with many quirks, he is an ex-Catholic who now lives in Houston, Texas with his wife, Ruth.   Gil is an atheist who believes that God may very well be […]

A Spademan Unearths Fear in Shovel Ready

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A Spademan Unearths Fear in Shovel Ready  ~book review by Amy Lignor This tale, set in New York City in the ‘new future’, has more twists, turns, and oddities than ever before seen.   Once a garbage man working in the city, the main character now as a big ‘S’ on his chest, so to […]

A Suspense-Filled Minnesota Winter Draws Readers in to January Thaw

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A Suspense-Filled Minnesota Winter Draws Readers in to January Thaw  ~ Book Review by Amy Lignor Mira James, a resident of Battle Lake, Minnesota, (a town with a population of only 747), holds the position of head librarian in the town. She is also a part time reporter and is studying to be a private […]

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of John Le Carre’s Classic:

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of John Le Carre’s Classic: The Spy Who Came in From the Cold   For the suspense lover who’s been enjoying books for a while, this 50th anniversary re-release of what many argue is the best spy story every written, will be a great sight to see. For those who haven’t […]

The Hero from ‘Wicked Autumn’ is Back!

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The Hero from ‘Wicked Autumn’ is Back! Author G.M. Malliet Moves Forward in A Fatal Winter An interesting hero entered the literary world when he starred in a truly fantastic book called, Wicked Autumn. Thankfully, this very handsome Anglican Priest who has a background as a former spy is back, and this new mystery, if […]

Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina

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Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland Touchstone Books Hardcover, $24.99 286 pages, illustrated ISBN: 978-1-4767-3798-0   Book Review by Kam Williams   “As the only African-American soloist dancing with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland has made history. But when she first placed her hands on the barre at an after-school […]

Unlock Your Unlimited Potential

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  Transforming Pain to Power Unlock Your Unlimited Potential by Daniel Beaty Berkley Books Hardcover, $19.95 236 pages ISBN: 978-0-425-26748-6   Book Review by Kam Williams   “I grew up in Dayton, Ohio in a home scarred by addiction and incarceration. For most of my childhood… I thought chaos, bondage and sadness were the norm … My concept […]