Tag Archives: books

Laugh Out Loud Joy

Here is another one of the positive reviews of my novel Overtime: A Basketball Parable.   Overtime: A Basketball Parable is engrossing to read and rewarding to ponder. On the surface this is a simple story about a high school … Continue reading

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Writing Overtime

Here is an interview discussing the writing of Overtime: A Basketball Parable.  You can get the book for free on Amazon.com until Monday by clicking here.   How did Overtime come to be written? I really did not have it … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway

    Amazon is letting my last novel go for free from now until Monday.  You ought to click here and download the thing for free.  It’s a story about a high-school basketball coach, but it isn’t really a sports story.  This … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Prayer for Rain

Here is Andrew Spradling’s  thoughtful and well deserved review of Joseph Bird’s novel, A Prayer For Rain. Joseph Bird‘s forte as a writer is in portraying inner struggle. The likeable protagonist in A Prayer for Rain, Trevor Larson, has his dreams … Continue reading

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Book Review: Natural Born Heroes

      I think someone once said that the farther we get away from historical events the better we understand them.   World War II is almost beyond living memory now and yet stories keep emerging about till-now unsung … Continue reading

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how to read a book, point #1

  I’ve been reading Mortimer Adler’s famous book, How To Read A Book.   This invites jokes, I know.   If you don’t already know how to read a book, how in the world are you going to read the book that … Continue reading

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Finishing Witness

      An autumn scene at the Pipe Creek Farm in Maryland, once owned by Whittaker Chambers.         I don’t know if I have ever read a longer book in my life.   Witness is over … Continue reading

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An Untold Story

  If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I’ve been reading Whittaker Chambers’ book, Witness.   It’s an autobiographical book; the story of his journey into and out of Communism and his consequent ordeal as a witness for … Continue reading

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As Promised . . . .

    Here it is, folks, as promised.  My latest novel for 99 cents.  If you like the writing on this blog, you’ll like the book.  Take a look at the reviews by clicking here. Don’t think you have to … Continue reading

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For My Followers

One of the really great things about blogging is having followers.   It’s even more exciting when you realize – as is quite true for this blog – that these faithful readers are all over the world.  I live in … Continue reading

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