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Book Review: New

11 Sep 2018 15:22

Title: New: Stolen from the jungle, they are brilliant, lost...and here!Author: Whitley StrieberPublisher:  Walker & Collier, Inc.Publication date: 6/15/2018Pages: 356ASIN: B07CRYHQHHType: Fiction,  Science Fiction & Fantasy Characters: Beth Cooke, Dr. Greg Keller, Joe, Charlie CookeRay's rating: 3 starsNew is Whitley Strieber’s novel that asks the question: what if the “hobbit” creatures (homo floresiensis) whose fossils were found in Sumatra, survived [...]

Book Review: Authority

28 Aug 2018 12:21

Title: AuthorityAuthor: Jeff VandermeerPublisher: FSG OriginalsPublication date: 5/6/2014Pages: 352ASIN: B00GET18P2ISBN-13: 978-0374104108Type: Literature & Fiction > Contemporary Fiction > FantasyCharacters: Control (John Rodriguez), The Biologist, The Assistant Director (Grace), Whitby Allen, Mike Cheney, James LowryRay's rating: 4 starsAuthority is an engrossing, character-driven, horror/SF-thriller novel that follows the protagonist’s internal story as it spins its external [...]

Book review: What Really Happened Hillary Rodham Clinton

15 Jul 2018 11:18

Title: What Really Happened Hillary Rodham Clinton: An Astrological and Prophetic AssessmentAuthor: John HoguePublisher: HogueProphecy PublishingPublication date: 06/10/2018Pages: ASIN: B07DN85J1FType: NonFiction, Religion & Spirituality, New Age, Divination, ProphecyRay's rating: 5 starsWhat Really Happened Hillary Rodham Clinton is John Hogue’s answer to Hillary Clinton’s What Happened book. It’s subtitled, An Astrological and Prophetic Assessment, but I would add t [...]

Book Review: Kitchen Confidential

22 Jun 2018 11:35

Title: Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary UnderbellyAuthor: Anthony BourdainPublisher: Bloomsbury USAPublication date: 12/10/2008 (originally published in 2000)Pages: 321ASIN: B002UM5BXWType: NonFiction, Cookbooks, Food & Wine > Gastronomy > EssaysRay's rating: 4 starsKitchen Confidential is Anthony Bourdain’s break-out book and memoir of his twenty-five years working in the restaurant business, mostly in New York City. Published before his second career as a TV pe [...]

Book Review: The Body at the Edge of the Woods

19 May 2018 16:42

Title: The Body at the Edge of the WoodsAuthor: Larry CobbPublisher: Independently publishedPublication date: 3/26/2018Pages: 240ASIN: B07BKMXWTMISBN-13: 978-1980661238Type: Fiction, Romantic MysteryCharacters: Mike Reed, Sue Ellen Turner, Caroline Martin, Sheriff Jim McCoy, Pete Towers, Don McKenzieRay's rating: 4 stars​In 1953, Mike Reed returns from the Korean War to his deep south home of Dixon’s Crossroads after receiving a medical discharge from the Marine Corps. Mike finds hi [...]

Movie Review: Avengers: Infinity War

13 May 2018 11:43

Title: Avengers: Infinity WarPG-13 | 2h 29min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 27 April 2018 (USA)Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe RussoWriters: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeelyCast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Josh Brolin, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Chadwick BosemanRay View Rating: 4Avengers: Infinity War is a huge, in-your-face explosion of superheroes and super-villains fighting titanic battles over a set of MacGuffins [...]

Book Review: Trace’s Place

29 Apr 2018 11:42

Title: Trace’s Place (The Trace Trilogy Book 2) Author: Monet JonesPublisher: CreatespacePublication date: 6/27/2017Pages: 346ASIN: B073GCJMB1Type: Fiction, Mystery, SuspenseCharacters: Trace McCullough, Keith Jordan, Consuela Vega, Selestine Brunson, Uncle, Tamika BarkerRay's rating: 4 starsTrace’s Place continues the story Mr. Jones told in Captive Youth. It is set in 1969 and notes some of the issues of that time but mostly deals with race relations and moral values. The sto [...]

Book Review: Annilihation

21 Apr 2018 13:21

Title: AnnihilationAuthor: Jeff VandermeerPublisher: FSG OriginalsPublication date: 2/4/2014Pages: 210ASIN: B00EGJ32A6ISBN-13: 0374537151Type: Fiction, Contemporary Fiction > FantasyCharacters: The Biologist, The Psychologist, The Surveyor, The AnthropologistRay's rating: 5 starsAnnihilation is a near-future Science Fiction Fantasy story that is rich in mystery, deep in theme, and decidedly character-driven. It is a well-written and thoughtful story that delves deep into the protagonist&rsqu [...]

Book Review: Trump Strikes Syria: and North Korea?

18 Apr 2018 09:36

Title: Trump Strikes Syria: and North Korea? Author: John HoguePublisher: HogueProphecy PublishingPublication date: 04/29/2017Pages: 149ASIN: B0722MJ7K7Type: NonFiction, Politics and Social Sciences, ProphecyRay's rating: 5 starsTrump Strikes Syria: and North Korea? is an account, as of April 2017, of the events and situations surrounding the fighting in Syria, the tensions with North Korea, President Trump’s related actions, and the astrological and prophetic implications of it all. [...]

Book Review: Chemtrails, HAARP, and the Full Spectrum Dominance of Planet Earth

7 Apr 2018 12:59

Title:  Chemtrails, HAARP, and the Full Spectrum Dominance of Planet EarthAuthor: Elana FreelandPublisher: Feral housePublication date: 05/26/2014Pages: 272ASIN: B00H6V089YType: NonFiction, Science, Nature & EcologyRay's rating: 5 starsThis is an important book. From intensive research by its author, Elana Freeland, it reveals the nature and scope of the horror all people now live under. This horror is wrought by those with the power, riches, and drive for absolute power to implem [...]

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