They say that one of the most important inventions of man was fire. Not so much because it kept us warm and helped us cook our food, but rather because it extended our leisure time together. Fire allowed us to huddle around a safe, warm centerpiece. It became a place to discuss the day, plan.. read more →

If you’ve turned on the TV or been on social media lately, you’ve likely been inundated with copious amounts of bad news. It pierces us from all angles, the TV, the radio, the newspapers. If one isn’t paying attention, they might think the entire world is going to hell in a handbasket. But I’m here.. read more →

Now, more than ever, generations have greater challenges brought on by advances in technology, medicine, social media and a more connected world. Those who remember what life was like before TV, see the world differently than those who remember life just before the internet, and many who remember life before the internet cannot fathom how.. read more →

What triggers you to pick up or perhaps click on a specific book? • Recommendation of a friend? • An appealing cover? • What you’ve heard about an author? • How you experienced an author’s past works Books are carefully designed for mass appeal or to encourage one to pick it up. Authors encourage their.. read more →

Book readers are the heroes of the literary world. Their love of reading keeps authors writing and countless parts of the industry afloat. But, there is one individual who runs a close second to the reader. What is that, you may ask? Reviewers, of course. Readers who take the time to review the books they.. read more →