Biography: Spare by Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex

January 10, 2023 News Editor 0

Today, finally is the day. And you don’t need us to tell you about it. If you’ve picked up a newspaper or magazine, listened to a podcast or read news online, there’s no way you didn’t hear about it, Spare, Prince Harry’s tell-all book — who everyone has been talking  about for a week — went on sale today. Far be it from us to add promotion where certainly none is needed. But we thought […]

This Just In… Bane of All Things by Leo Valiquette

January 10, 2023 News Editor 0

In Bane of All Things we arrive to the Four Kingdoms. Here the Holy Clerisy preaches that the gods are dead, and prayer is the path to Hell. Anyone who defies doctrine is punished for heresy. But blind faith can damn a soul as surely as betrayal. One bitter winter’s night, Ryn Ruscroft, once sworn to serve as the Clerisy’s loyal soldier, finds himself torn between conscience and duty. Those slain include his best friend, […]

Russell Banks

Russell Banks Dies at 82

January 9, 2023 News Editor 0

  Russell Banks, author of Cloudsplitter, The Sweet Hereafter, and many others, has died at age 82. Banks’ agent, Ellen Levine, confirmed his death from cancer on January 8th. Remembering Banks on Twitter, the great documentarian Ken Burns remarked that, “Russell Banks was one of our greatest writers, with a keen understanding of how space and race influenced our history and literature, something he also said about Mark Twain in this clip from our film […]

Non-Fiction: The Trifecta of Joy by Tanya Gill

December 16, 2022 admin 0

Tanya Gill is a registered social worker, speaker, podcaster, author, and life success coach who has helped many people transform their lives. In The Trifecta of Joy: Help Yourself in A World of Change, Gill brings readers her stories, and strategies for self-help. Gill refers to her book as the self-help book for people who know there must be more, want it now, and want it to be easy. In The Trifecta of Joy Gill […]

Fiction: The Acrobat by Edward J. Delaney

November 18, 2022 Tony Buchsbaum 0

Who doesn’t love Cary Grant? In comedies with Katharine Hepburn and thrillers directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Cary Grant was the man every woman wanted to sleep with and the man every man wanted to be. Handsome. Mannered. Glamorous. Even when his movies were in color, he was the epitome of classy black-and-white. But who was the Archie Leach behind Cary Grant? Who was the man behind the icon? The new book The Acrobat, by Edward […]

Art & Culture: Embolden Women by Rakshan Syed

November 15, 2022 admin 0

No matter he societal and universal challenges that come with women’s rights, Rakshan Syed has taken the bold step to question the perception surrounding this concept. Embolden Women: Unapologetically Me is meant to be an element of breakthrough for women to break the barriers of society and move on the path to freedom heedless of the unnecessary shackles of societal pressures and dramas. Author Syed says that the book’s primary objective is to teach women […]

Poetry: From Dust to Stars by Avram Gratiela

November 15, 2022 admin 0

Avram Gratiela chronicles a special love with From Dust to Stars: A Twin Flame Journey of Love. Gratiela wrote the collection after she met her soulmate, penning rhymes and verses that she feels can help people access the energy of one’s twin flame partner. Conceived and executed during the pandemic, From Dust to Stars: A Twin Flame Journey of Love chronicles a true love story between two lovers separated by distance and tragic circumstance. With […]

Art & Culture: Overcoming Writer’s Block by Marcy Pusey

November 11, 2022 admin 1

Overcoming Writer’s Block: The Writer’s Guide to Beating the Blank Page offers creative insights with strategies developed by a therapist and expert writer. Chapters cover the true meaning of writer’s block, and why it haunts so many writers; how to break down the brain science behind creative blockages; the different kind of blocks writers encounter; imposter syndrome plus powerful strategies to reignite inspiration. Author Marcy Pusey writes that she “wanted to expand my reach to […]

Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac Foundation Will Be Multi-Discipline Home For the Arts

November 10, 2022 admin 0

The Jack Kerouac Foundation is offering the public a glimpse of its vision for the building, a former Catholic church, it hopes to develop into The Jack Kerouac Center, a performance venue, museum, educational center, and bookstore/café. In advance of its capital fundraising phase, the foundation has posted site plans, drone-shot images, renderings by SCB Architects, and other materials at The site also offers visitors a link to make donations and explains the history […]

Fiction: Autobiography of a Schizophrenic by Tony Caterina

November 7, 2022 admin 0

Writer Tony Caterina wanted to tell his story to help and inspire others. Caterina has a diagnosis of schizophrenia and has struggled with drug addiction and overdose. He believes his experiences will be relatable to those who have dealt with mental illness in themselves or with a loved one. “After having experienced a mental breakdown due to drug addiction,” writes Caterina, “I made some substantial, positive changes to my life. It was time to stop […]