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Book Review: ‘Prism’ by Roland Allnach

Author Roland Allnach, in his new collection of stories, titled, “Prism,” has taken the risk of alienating readers with too varied a selection of genres. Everything is in the stew here: futuristic tales, love stories, horror, on and on, filling the pot with all manner of ingredients. How easily this might have backfired. After all, …

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Book Review: ‘Build Wealth & Spend It All’ by Stanley Riggs

I have just finished reading “Build Wealth & Spend It All” by Stanley Riggs.  I chose to read this book for several reasons: I have always been interested in financial planning; understanding strategies for enjoying the fruits of my labor; and how best to balance spending and savings. When I read the synopsis, many things …

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Book Review: ‘Abuse & Betrayal’ by Richard Joseph

Richard Joseph pours his heart and soul in this divorce driven memoir “Abuse & Betrayal.” Joseph brings to light a struggle that many go through that we don’t always hear about when facing divorce and custody battles while fighting inside the legal system that is suppose to protect the innocent. Many people are fully aware …

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Book Review: The Universe-ity by Michael Samuels

First Place: Self-Help The cover had my attention because I am actively a college student, and I love to learn, and especially about spirituality. Michael Samuels clearly illustrates the most important education one can receive in life has nothing to do with graduate school, instead it’s called “The Universe-ity: A Spiritual Education Using The Law …

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Book Review: She Likes It Rough by GVR Corcillo

First Place: Humor/Satire First Place: Indie Where do I begin my review of “She Likes It Rough” by GVR Corcillo? Well, I am not quite sure how to deliver my thoughts because I move than loved this book, I can honestly say that I am IN LOVE with this book. I am so glad I …

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Book Review: Stillwell: A Haunting on Long Island by Michael Phillip Cash

Honorable Mention: General Fiction “Stillwell: A Haunting on Long Island” by Michael Phillip Cash is the story about Paul Russo and his struggle with maintaining after the recent loss of his wife. Paul has three surviving children and daily routines are proving to be harder and harder as the effects after Allison’s death. He must …

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Book Review: Sets, Lights, & Lunacy by Lloyd Burlingame

Lloyd Burlingame’s telling of his lengthy and illustrious career in the world of theater design is enlightening, entertaining, and simply delightful. I laughed out loud many times at his wit, and found myself liking him more and more as a person as his story progressed. His writing style is eloquent, vivid, and chockfull of witty …

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Book Review: Kakos 401 Haiku Poems by Kakos Kakos

Haiku can be a difficult form to wrench meaning out of. When it is infused with right feeling though, it can hold all the beauty the human soul might desire. It is a way of speaking, the brief three line segments, that can grip the heart with clarity and wonder. Reading Chris George Demopoulos’, who …

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Book Review: New Spun Yarns From Across the Big Divide by Richard Bird Baker

Second Place:Historical Fiction “New Spun Yarns From Across the Big Divide” by Richard Bird Baker is a fun book about cowboy stories narrated by Charles Russell. Russell’s stories are filled with dry humor, wittiness and cowboy lingo from an era long ago. The stories paint a picture of daily life for cowboys. From cattle rustlers, …

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Book Review: Beanalicious Living by Elizabeth Borelli

First Place: General Non-Fiction “Beanalicious Living: A Healthy eating Guide & Cookbook” by Elizabeth Borelli is a book not only with useful information about eating healthy, but, cooking on a budget with wholesome ingredients. From the very first page I was immersed in a mixture of information on the industry and how they are trying …

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