Category: Authors and Books

The Advantages of Audio Books

by Bob Branco With technology changing rapidly, there are more and more resources for audio books. As we all know, many people can’t read printed text for various reasons, yet they still might want to sit back, relax, and enjoy…

Bestselling Books Versus Non-Bestsellers

by Ann Harrison Many times, I’ve often wondered why a book that I’ve read, and loved from the first page, wasn’t on the bestsellers’ list. However there are books that are listed as bestsellers that I weren’t too thrilled with,…

Book Review: The Worth of War

War is hell – we keep hearing this reaction to the word “war”, particularly from those who have witnessed the horrors of war first-hand. Yet, as Benjamin Ginsberg’s The Worth of War (Prometheus Books, 2014) explores, war is a much…

‘Dust Net’ by David Dvorkin

This is a work of nonfiction plus some speculation. It’s largely about drones and their very rapid miniaturization, their present and coming use in law enforcement and war, and a potential future in which spy and communication equipment will literally…

‘Chance Encounter’ by Tony Medeiros

by Leonore H. Dvorkin This second novel from the talented Tony Medeiros is a Cinderella story with a twist. The well-to-do narrator, Joseph Perry, has big dreams for Carolyn Laplante, the intriguing young housecleaner he observes at a café one…