Beneath Raven’s Wing by Vonnie Winslow Crist

Ravens as harbingers and companions in sixteen engaging fantasy short stories. Title: Beneath Raven’s WingAuthor: Vonnie Winslow CristPublisher: Fae Corps IncPublication date: 01/30/2021Pages: 279ASIN: B08T1WYM86ISBN-13: 979-8598495438Type: Fiction, short stories, fantasy, horrorAmazon Categories: Literature & Fiction Amazon Book PageGoodReads Book Page Ray’s rating: 5 stars There is an unkindness in these stories. Or, there is atContinue reading “Beneath Raven’s Wing by Vonnie Winslow Crist”

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Thoughtful levels in a historical fiction with elements of a thriller and a love story. Title: All the Light We Cannot SeeAuthor: Anthony DoerrPublisher: ScribnerPublication date: May 2014Pages: 530ISBN-13: 978-1-4767-4658-6Type: Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > HistoricalCharacters: Werner Pfennig, Marie-Laure LeBlanc, Frank Volkheimer, Etienne LeBlanc, Frederick, Jutta Pfennig, Madame Manec, Reinhold von Rumpel, FrauContinue reading “All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr”

Behind the Green Mask by Rosa Koire

Understanding the UN Agenda 21 that is driving our current plunge into dystopia. Title: Behind the Green Mask: U.N. Agenda 21Author: Rosa KoirePublisher: The Post Sustainability PressPublication date: 1st edition (September 2, 2011)Pages: 172ASIN: B006OCWHCWISBN-13: 978-0615494548Type: NonFictionAmazon Rank: #135,977 in Kindle Store#35 in Globalization (Kindle Store)#189 in Globalization & Politics#291 in Political Science (Kindle Store)Continue reading “Behind the Green Mask by Rosa Koire”

Vaccine Science Revisited by James and Lance Morcan

Vaccine safety and efficacy based on history and scientific papers . Title: Vaccine Science Revisited: Are Childhood Immunizations As Safe As Claimed?Author: James Morcan and Lance MorcanPublisher: Sterling Gate BooksPublication date: 01/13/2019Pages: 317ASIN: B07MQTN3CGISBN-13: 9780473467753Type: NonFiction, Emergency Pediatrics, Immunology Amazon Book PageGoodReads Book Page Ray’s rating: 5 stars The efficacy and safety of vaccines isContinue reading “Vaccine Science Revisited by James and Lance Morcan”

MASH by Richard Hooker

Nostalgic novel and cleverly written comedy-drama. Title: MASH: A Novel About Three Army DoctorsAuthor: Richard HookerPublisher: William Morrow; Reprint editionPublication date: 3/17/2009 (First pub 1968)Pages: 226ASIN: B0014H326CISBN-13: 978-0688149550Type: FictionCharacters: Cpt Benjamin Franklin Pierce (Hawkeye), Cpt Augustus Bedford Forrest (Duke), Cpt John McIntyre (Trapper John), Colonel Henry Braymore Blake, Walter O’Reilly (Radar), Mjr Margaret Houlihan (Hot-Lips),Continue reading “MASH by Richard Hooker”

Endgame: The Hidden Agenda 21 by Dr. Vernon Coleman

A collection of topics connected by current events being pushed by Agenda 21. Title: Endgame: The Hidden Agenda 21Author: Vernon ColemanPublisher: (presumed self-published)Publication date: 3/15/2021Pages: 292ASIN: B08Z4G3Q83ISBN-13: 979-8722910721Type: NonFictionAmazon Rank: #15,460 in Kindle Store#29 in Sociology (Kindle Store)#322 in Sociology (Books)#767 in Social Sciences (Books) Amazon Book PageGoodReads Book Page Ray’s rating: 5 stars Endgame:Continue reading “Endgame: The Hidden Agenda 21 by Dr. Vernon Coleman”

A Man at Arms by Steven Pressfield

Good Roman-era action tale but prompts a few cringes. Title: A Man at ArmsAuthor: Steven PressfieldPublisher: W. W. Norton & CompanyPublication date: 3/2/2021Pages: 309ASIN: B08D4WGM7ZISBN: 0393540979Type: FictionCharacters: Telamon, David, Ruth, the sorceress, Severus, Timothy, Michael Amazon Rank: #1,446 in Kindle Store#1 in Ancient Historical Fiction#4 in Ancient History Fiction (Books)#7 in Historical Thrillers (Kindle Store)Continue reading “A Man at Arms by Steven Pressfield”

Tracks by Robyn Davidson

One of my favorite “pilgrimage” books. Title: TracksAuthor: Robyn DavidsonPublisher: Vintage DeparturesPublication date: 2014 (first published in 1980)Pages: 268ISBN-13: 978-0-679-76287-4Type: MemoirRay’s rating: 5 stars Amazon book pageGoodreads book page This is a marvelous little book. It is at once, inspiring, scary, and thoughtful. For me, it has earned a place beside Wild (Cheryl Strayed) andContinue reading “Tracks by Robyn Davidson”

Five Chimneys by Olga Lengyel

Memoir of a great horror that echoes our current dystopia. Title: Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor’s True Story of AuschwitzAuthor: Olga LengyelPublisher: GENERAL PRESSPublication date: 11/09/2020 (originally published in 1947)Pages: 279ASIN: B08NXS47N9ISBN-13: 978-1774641699Type: NonFictionAmazon Rank: #10,451 in Kindle Store#9 in Jewish Biographies#14 in Jewish History (Kindle Store)#34 in Jewish History (Books) Amazon Book PageGoodReads BookContinue reading “Five Chimneys by Olga Lengyel”

Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O’Nan

Quiet desperation played out at a Red Lobster restaurant’s final closing. Title: Last Night at the LobsterAuthor: Stewart O’NanPublisher: Penguin BooksPublication date: 11/01/2007Pages: 162ASIN: B000YJ54GCISBN: 0143114425ISBN-13: 9780670018277Type: FictionCharacters: Manny DeLeon, working class waitresses, dishwashers, chef etc; Roz, Jacquie, Rich, Leron, Eddie, Nicolette, Dom Amazon Rank: #566,121 in Kindle Store#1,936 in Humorous Literary Fiction#3,176 in ContemporaryContinue reading “Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O’Nan”