Review: “The Path Between the Seas” by David McCullough

The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870-1914 by David McCullough. Simon & Schuster. 698 pages. So, here’s the question. Do you ever really like an author, read a couple of his books and really, really like the way he writes? You find a book that he’s written that you haven’t … More Review: “The Path Between the Seas” by David McCullough

Review: “The Last Kingdom” by Bernard Cornwell

The Last Kingdom (Saxon Tales Book 1) by Bernard Cornwell. Harper Books. 352 pages. I’m one of those quirky, eclectic readers who has a lot of interests in a lot of areas. I’ve shared books I’ve read in the realm of science fiction, inspirational writing, Christian fiction and biography. And I’m equally interested in history … More Review: “The Last Kingdom” by Bernard Cornwell

Review: “Time Travelers Never Die” by Jack McDevitt

Time Travelers Never Die by Jack McDevitt. Penguin Group. 384 pages. I’m a fan of time-travel stories. Let me clarify that: I’m a fan of well-written time-travel stories. Time travel is one of those memes that sounds great and exciting but can lead you down either the rabbit hole of cliches such as “let’s kill … More Review: “Time Travelers Never Die” by Jack McDevitt

Review: “Killing England” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard

Killing England: The Struggle for American Independence. Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard. Henry Holt Publishers. 340 pages. I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I picked up this book from our university library. I’m not a fan of Bill O’Reilly, although I am familiar with the “Killing” series. Bill O’Reilly is, of course, famous … More Review: “Killing England” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard

Born Again

In writing, dead in never really dead. Stories that are written and rejected might be accepted somewhere else. Other stories that are never published turn up as material in other places and in many cases, other media, such as radio plays, screenplays or stageplays. And sometimes you are surprised. Years ago, at least 30 years … More Born Again