#Book Review: Coffee Killed My Mother

Blurb Anna Lee is an anxious 17-year-old whose life is stuck, largely because of her strained relationship with her mother Jacqueline, a quirky recovering alcoholic who is now addicted to coffee. The two take off on a trip to explore independent coffee shops along the east coast, but Jacqueline’s real agenda is an opportunity to … Continue reading #Book Review: Coffee Killed My Mother

#Book Review: Devolution

Blurb Michael Dolan is a stoic perfectionist and former special operations pilot working a staff job at the Pentagon when he is approached by the CIA with an improbable request, to help prevent impending terrorist attacks in Europe. As his deep-cover role in OPERATION EXCISE evolves, Dolan finds that of all the demons he must … Continue reading #Book Review: Devolution

#Book Review: Leora’s Letters

I am very pleased to be featuring my review of Leora’s Letters, written by Joy Neal Kidney. I have been following Joy’s family history blog, Joy Neal Kidney – Family Family and local stories and history, favorite books, for a few years now, and I was thrilled to see the history of her mother’s family during World … Continue reading #Book Review: Leora’s Letters

#Book Review: The Changing Tide

Lewis J. Beilman III’s short story collection, The Changing Tide, presents us with multifaceted, thought-provoking stories about life in these United States at this moment in time--yet with universal themes of race, class, sexuality, and making human connections that will continue to resonate. As I read each story, I particularly appreciated the quality of the … Continue reading #Book Review: The Changing Tide