Tag: government

Book Review: Field of Valor, by Matthew Betley

I just finished reading the third book in the Logan West series. Matthew Betley’s Field of Valor is comparable to the first two in the series. Non-stop adrenaline. Witty banter. A clever plot. Twists and turns, and more twists, and even more turns . . . A rogue republic is operating inside the government. The […]

Book Review: The Hatching, by Ezekiel Boone

I don’t think I am giving anything away if I tell you The Hatching is about spiders. You know what? I don’t care. The Hatching is about spiders! Man, I read the book in one day. My skin is crawling. Itchy. I feel like there are spiders all over the place. On me. I. Am. […]

#NextYACraze Book Review: Tallas

On my search for the #NextYaCraze, I recently received and began reading Cathrina Constantine’s Tallas, a dystopian young adult novel. With an alluring cover, and a premise that sounded promising, I was hopeful. The back cover synopsis reads: In a decimated world, setting foot outside the protected village of Tallas is certain death—or so they […]

Boston’s Marathon First Responders

I’d been up 25 hours by the time I made it home from work yesterday morning. My middle son was off visiting a prospective college for the weekend. His mother contacted me about picking him up around 1:00 PM, Monday. So I set my alarm for noon. Three hours after falling asleep, the buzzing from […]