Sandra Brown’s ‘Mirror Image’ Delivers a Classic Case of Mistaken Identity [REVIEW]

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A plane crash leaves a woman unrecognizable in Sandra Brown’s classic tale, Mirror Image. (Photo courtesy Canva)

In Sandra Brown’s classic tale of romantic suspense, Mirror Image, the thrills just don’t stop. First, there’s the plane crash. Then our heroine awakens in the hospital with a new face. Now there’s a killer on the loose and her life is in jeopardy once again. Will the terror ever end? You’ll have to read the book to find out!

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Ancient Egypt Teaches Us a Thing or Two About Modern Politics in National Geographic’s ‘The Good Kings’ [REVIEW]

Statues of Ramses II at the entrance to the main temple at Abu Simbel in Nubia. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Every time I visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, which quite literally has so much to see you can spend days wandering around within its labyrinthine halls, I inevitably find my way to the Sackler Wing to stare at the pharaonic Temple of Dendur which was built by Caesar Augustus in 10 B.C. in Lower Nubia. While it is relatively small compared to, say, the Pyramids of Giza, it is still the closest I have ever gotten to actually going to Egypt. And yet I am always compelled to visit it, possibly because I am fascinated by the history, power, architecture, artistry, and mythology of the Egyptian culture. After all, whether you’re an avid Bible reader or merely a fan of classic films like The Ten Commandments, the foundations of our faith all seem to lead back to ancient Egypt. Thankfully, I’m not alone in my fascination with this culture. UCLA’s Professor Kara Cooney is also a “recovering Egyptologist,” and in her latest book for National Geographic, she pulls back the curtain on five of The Good Kings to examine their power and how it continues to touch our lives even now.

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‘Brother,’ Can You Spare Some Empathy? [REVIEW]

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David Chariandy’s Brother throbs with life, in part due to the music that permeates it. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A mother’s sacrifice. One girl’s ambitions. Two brothers’ dreams. And the act of violence that will change each of their lives forever. Discover why David Chariandy’s Brother has become one of the most beloved novels of our time. 

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Grieving Widow Thwarts Danger In ‘State of Lies’ [REVIEW]

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Sometimes you can’t trust anyone at all. (Photo courtesy Canva)

He is a loving husband and doting father. Then the unthinkable happens and his family is left behind to grieve. Soon they realize pieces to his story don’t fit. Some are left out altogether. Does his family know who he is at all? Find out in Siri Mitchell’s latest thrill ride, State of Lies.  Read more of this post

‘Presidents’ Day’ Preys Upon America’s Worst Fears [REVIEW]

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In Seth Margolin’s Presidents’ Day, the White House could soon be run by an evil tyrant. (Photo by angela n., Flickr)

One man with a grand scheme and ulterior motives has every intention of insuring who gets elected as the new ruler of the free world. But what does he really want and what is his ultimate agenda? Find out in Seth Margolis’ brilliant new novel, Presidents’ Day.  Read more of this post