Category Archives: Literature

“The Lying Game by Ruth Ware”

The retrieval of a human bone by a dog out of an estuary known as the Reach, in the coastal village of Salten, is the catalyst which begins British author Ruth Ware’s (The Woman in Cabin 10) third novel. The … Continue reading

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“Second Nature: The Legacy of Ric Flair and the Rise of Charlotte”

When I first heard that a new book about wrestling icon, the 16-time world champion, Ric Flair was being published, I was interested, but the news also left me wondering – Why? Flair, had already released an excellent autobiography, “To … Continue reading

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“Slice of Cherry by Dia Reeves”

The Cordelle sisters, Kit and Fancy, aren’t typical teenage girls. For starters, their father, Guthrie Cordelle, is an infamous murderer, known as the Bonesaw Killer and is awaiting his execution on death row. The sisters reside in the fictional town … Continue reading

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“The Glass Floor – Stephen King’s First Professionally Published Story”

No matter what profession someone aspires to reach the pinnacle of, be it sports, music, medicine, law, or in Stephen King’s case, writing, there has to be a first step. For King, his love of writing, started out by first … Continue reading

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“Gwendy’s Button Box By Stephen King & Richard Chizmar”

“There are three ways up to Castle View from the town of Castle Rock: Route 117, Pleasant Road, and the Suicide Stairs. Every day this summer – yes, even on Sundays – twelve-year old Gwendy Peterson has taken the stairs, … Continue reading

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“Crazy Is My Superpower By AJ Mendez Brooks”

“When looks fade, and your only value is your mind, will you still be beautiful? I figured out early on that investing in my heart, my personality, my mind, and my soul was going to be the key to success. … Continue reading

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“Black Water By Joyce Carol Oates”

The main protagonist of Joyce Carol Oates’, taut, thought-provoking, and suspenseful novella, “Black Water,” is Kelly Kelleher. The intelligent, twenty-six year old, political journalist works for a magazine called the ‘Citizen Inquiry.’ During a festive Fourth of July celebration, located … Continue reading

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