Books

Book Review: Indianapolis

By |2019-11-15T06:30:32-08:00October 29th, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews, Top 5|

Indianapolis, written by Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic, details “the true story of the worst sea disaster in US naval history and the fifty-year fight to exonerate an innocent man.” The USS Indianapolis a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor was conducting a mock bombardment during the attack saving the ship from destruction. After notching victory after victory in the Pacific Theatre and she is sent on a highly classified mission to deliver parts fundamental in the building of the atomic bombs .

Book review: Goodbye, Darkness

By |2019-09-23T13:31:48-07:00September 21st, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Books|

War memoir concludes powerful messages about love, courage and society On December 7, 1941, the United States was attacked by Imperial Japan at Pearl Harbor. Today, America idolizes the Greatest Generation, and rightly so. They grew up in a world scarred by WWI, tempered by the Great Depression, and as teenagers and college [...]

Book Review: Men of Iron

By |2019-05-21T08:43:24-07:00May 17th, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews|

Men of Iron written by Howard Pyle develops the story of a young boy and his path to knighthood. Myles Falworth, a young squire under the service of the house of Beaumont learns. Under the watch of Sir James an old knight in the castle Myles learns how to fight in the way of knights and how to conduct himself in the age old life of knights. z

The Hate U Give highlights police shootings, shows perspective

By |2019-02-08T16:58:06-08:00December 10th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Books|

The story is crafted in a way that shows how even though the police shooting doesn't necessarily involves the gangs, it effects all those around and Starr’s testimony may have ramifications that could incriminate one of the gang bosses. Instead of only focussing on Starr and her close community, the book widens the view to include the rest of garden Heights.

The Third Target offers suspense, while exposing ISIS’ plan

By |2018-12-07T09:16:56-08:00December 4th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews|

The Third Target by Joel Rosenberg shares the fictional story of New York Times journalist J.B. Collins and his “adventure” in the Middle East. Head reporter of foreign affairs in Israel and it's neighboring countries, J.B. encounters multiple life threatening situations making the novel a thrilling story.