Violence and Terror are the ‘Under Currents’ that Test One Family’s Courage in Nora Roberts’ Latest [REVIEW]

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Families can be our worst enemies… and our saving grace. (Photo by Canva)

Meet the perfect family. A successful career. An enviable home. Two doting parents. Two talented children. There’s just one problem. Behind closed doors there lurks a monster waiting to get out. What does it take to survive when no one believes the horror? Find out in Nora Roberts’ new novel, Under Currents.  Read more of this post

‘Becoming Superman’ Requires Facing Off With Real Life Villains [REVIEW]

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Comic books taught J. Michael Straczynski to triumph over adversity. (Photo by Mark Grambau, Flickr)

Through his writing, one man has transported us to new worlds and parallel universes, introduced us to mythical characters with superhuman powers, and ultimately challenged us to transcend our circumstances and seize our dreams. But his own life was not always as inspiring as his work. In a dazzling new memoir from one of Hollywood’s greatest minds, discover how J. Michael Straczynski triumphed over adversity and forged the life he wanted in Becoming SupermanRead more of this post

Small Town Mayhem Makes ‘Forgotten Bones’ A Compelling Read [REVIEW]

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A car accident leads to the discovery of a young boy’s body in Vivian Barz’s Forgotten Bones. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A young cop. A schizophrenic professor. The grave of a small boy. When these three elements intersect, it leads to a string of clues and a bigger mystery than anyone ever suspects. But will they be able to solve the case before an old malice catches up with them? Find out in Vivian Barz’s addictive new novel, Forgotten Bones.  Read more of this post

‘Summer On Moonlight Bay’ Makes Us Believe in Love and New Beginnings [REVIEW]

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Two animal lovers meet in the small town of Magnolia Harbor. But will love keep them there? (Photo by Canva)

He’s a veterinarian who couldn’t wait to escape small town life. She’s a Navy veteran who wants to put down roots. When an injured puppy brings them together, will they be able to overcome their doubts and make a life together in picturesque Magnolia Harbor? Find out in Hope Ramsay’s heartwarming new novel, Summer on Moonlight Bay. Read more of this post

Learning to Embrace Strangers is One of Marriage’s Best Lessons

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Sometimes the person who needs you the most is the one you haven’t met yet. (Photo by Neil Moralee, Flickr)

When you’re married for nineteen years, you tend to learn a thing or two from your spouse. Anyone who knows us will readily tell you that Heather is the demonstrative one in our relationship. She’s widely known for just grabbing people and giving them a hug, even if they’re a complete stranger. Although I know this now, I didn’t always, and the concept of doing this in public used to unsettle me. I’ll give you an example. Read more of this post