Author Susan Berry

Rosenberger contracted polio in 1955, in her early 20’s, in the days leading up to a competition. For 10 years, living life, much less playing the piano, was a struggle, all the while other pianists of her generation competed and began their professional careers. To…

Review: Carol Rosenberger’s To Play Again

Sebba expertly reviews and relives Ethel Rosenberg’s life and death in her newest biography, Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy for Rosenberg’s death was a tragedy. While there are questions as to her guilt, whatever the level, it did not merit the death penalty or even…

Ethel Rosenberg – Review of Two Books

I picked up Jackson’s memoir about life as a surgeon in the UK because at one time I wanted to go into medicine (I didn’t). Jackson has lived his life all over the world doing what he loves — surgery, practicing medicine. (Why they call…

David Jackson’s Surgeon in the Raw

Klingborg’s Thief of Souls is an impressive detective novel set in modern day China. Besides the setting in a small provincial town the size of a hamlet where ordinarily the most serious crime is the theft of chickens, in Thief of Souls Klingborg develops the…

Brian Klingborg’s Thief of Souls – A Review

    Similar to the other books in The Life Inspired series, Saint Francis of Assisi is a short readable introductory biographical sketch of the saint from birth to death. The book also merges into each chapter applicability of St. Francis’ values of penance, service,…

Review of Wyatt North’s Saint Francis of Assisi: A Life Inspired

Judith “Jack” Chen is a pirate biologist-engineer that reverse engineers patented drugs for delivery into the hands of those who need the drugs but cannot afford them. Eliasz and Paladin, a bot are investigators sent out by a governmental agency, the International Property Coalition (IPC)…

Review of Annalee Newitz’s Autonomous

Creepy and forbidding, that is what Hud and Bek faces during a run for their lives. It you want a short story, try Andrew C. Jaxon’s The Dark Unseen. At 78 pages, it is a short gripping young adult read that is a blend of horror…

Review of Andrew C. Jaxson’s Prequel The Dark Unseen