To Be Used at Cocktail Parties: Arsenic, Axes, and Imperialist Symbols—The Unused Research of Shadow Among Sheaves by Guest Author Naomi Stephens

To Be Used at Cocktail Parties: Arsenic, Axes, and Imperialist Symbols The Unused Research of Shadow among Sheaves 1. Intro During a recent late-night research session, I learned that Dr. Robert Liston, a famous 19th century surgeon, could amputate a leg in just under thirty seconds, sans anesthesia. “Time me, gentlemen!” he was rumored to … Continue reading To Be Used at Cocktail Parties: Arsenic, Axes, and Imperialist Symbols—The Unused Research of Shadow Among Sheaves by Guest Author Naomi Stephens

Middle-Grade Book Review | The Heart Changer by Jarm Del Boccio

About the Book Can an Israelite captive, wrenched from all she loves, serve the very man who destroyed her village? Miriam is asked to do the impossible: serve the wife of Naaman, commander of the Syrian army. Clinging to treasured memories of home and faith, Miriam faces captivity with worry and bitterness. Little does she … Continue reading Middle-Grade Book Review | The Heart Changer by Jarm Del Boccio

Book Review | The Plum Blooms in Winter by Linda Thompson

A Prostitute Seeks Her Revenge–In 1942, Miyako Matsuura cradled her little brother as he died on the sidewalk, a victim of the first U.S. bombing raid on Japan. By 1948, the war has reduced her to a street-hardened prostitute consumed by her shame. A WWII Hero Finds His True Mission–Captured by the Japanese after piloting a B-25 in … Continue reading Book Review | The Plum Blooms in Winter by Linda Thompson

Book Themed Gift Giving by Laurie Wood

Let’s say your gift recipient LOVES romantic suspense novels and you’ve picked up a copy of NORTHERN DECEPTION, but you’d like to add one or two, or even a few, things to the book for your special someone. Depending on whether you’re giving this chilly, sometimes-heart-pounding, book to a girlfriend or your own hero, here are a … Continue reading Book Themed Gift Giving by Laurie Wood