Weeds Beneath the Open Meadows By: Anna Casamento Arrigo Have you ever wondered what it would be like to pick up and move to an entirely foreign land? Gathering up your loved ones and all your earthly possessions in search of a brand new life somewhere else? Moving to a land with different customs, language, culture… and in many cases, smack dab into a hostile environment. All of that would be quite intimidating for virtually anybody. However, for a small seven year old child it would be entirely overwhelming. In Weeds Beneath the Open Meadows by Anna Casamento Arrigo,...Read More
Month: October 2019
Seed of Evil By Robert Friedrich Since the beginning of their time on the planet, human beings have been driven to explore and discover. While this has certainly led to many fascinating discoveries, it has also often been the catalyst for hardship and pain. Greed and the need for dominance has frequently overcome the natural tendency of human curiosity. Knowing all this, it is no great surprise that space and the many other planets it contains are seen as an excellent new frontier to explore. However, what if during this exploration something is uncovered which was never intended? Digging...Read More
The Musings of a Book Blogger By: Leonard Tillerman The single most common question I get asked since I entered this industry is “Why did you become a book blogger?” “Afterall, they say, it takes so much of your time and effort to do this and the rewards are minimal.” While the first half of that statement is correct- the second part is not. The truth is that I do invest a huge amount of time reading books, reviewing books, and promoting authors I like on Social Media. I also do all of this while I maintain a...Read More
Seventh By: Lewis Hastings For anyone who has experienced significant difficulties or heartache in their past, it is often recommended by others that they “move on.” “Forget about your past and start over”, they are told. This is actually pretty good advice for the most part. However, what happens when despite your best efforts to evade it… your past finally catches up with you? What then? In author Lewis Hasting’s novel Seventh, we are introduced to just such a scenario. For those readers who are looking for a book which puts the “thrill” in the word “thrilling“- you have...Read More
Shadowblade By: Conor Newman Have you ever wanted to simply escape from your current reality? Perhaps weary of the daily struggles and tedious monotony? Instead, throwing caution to the wind and choosing an entirely different path. To abandon the usual comforts of life in order to make such a bold move takes loads of courage and determination. Something which natural leaders are born with. In his novel Shadowblade, author Conor Newman introduces just such an individual. An excellent reading selection for those searching for an action packed fantasy ride… which is driven by a female lead whose character actually...Read More
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And I did not speak out because I wasn’t a communist.
Then they came for the trade unionists,
And I didn’t speak out because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for the Jews,
And I did not…
If this was to be your last day on this planet, would you be satisfied with the life you have lived? Have you existed in harmony with those around you- and within yourself? What if your answer to these questions is a resounding ‘No’? …