Category: Books

Razorblade Tears

“Razorblade Tears” (Flatiron Books, 2021, hard cover, 336 pages $13.49) by S. A. Cosby is the gritty and often gut-wrenching saga of two bereaved fathers, Ike Randolph and Buddy Lee.Randolph…

Her Perfect Life

“Her Perfect Life” (Forge Books, 2021, hard cover, 336 pages $17.99) by Hank Phillippi Ryan is the story of a single mother who has it all. Lily Atwood has a…

TEXAS DEAD

Texas Dead (Alt Publish, 2021, 273 pages, $12.99) by William Gensburger, is the first novel in the Mackenzie (Maxie) Michaels Mystery series.In “Texas Dead,” people are being murdered in Corpus…

Educated

“Educated” (2018, Random House, hardcover, 352 pages, $15.17) by Tara Westover is a memoir about growing up as a Mormon girl in Idaho under a fundamentalist bipolar father. Tara’s life…

Why Mr. Bill Writes

William Sawyers, a self-published author of children’s books is also known as Mr. Bill, a custodian at Holbrook Elementary.   Mr. Bill has published four books in the past 12 years.…

Bloodhorn by Graham Spence

BOOK ENDS by Jill Hedgecock, Program Coordinator Mount Diablo California Writer’s Club jillhedgecock.com Blog: http://writersotj.wordpress.com In “Bloodhorn” (2017, CIPP, 304 pages, $10.00) by Graham Spence, main character, Chris Stone, is a war…

The Orphan’s Tale

 book review Bookends by Jill hedgecock The Orphan’s Tale (2017, MIRA, 368 pages, $7.57) by Pam Jenoff provides fascinating insights into the lives of German traveling circus performers under Nazi…

Rhino in the Room

bookends by Fran cain Rhino in the Room by Jill Hedgecock (2018, Goshawk Press, paperback, 307 pages, $11.99) is part safari guide and part eye-opener about the illegal hunting, or…