No More Hallelujahs

by Mark Kodama photo credit: pixabay No More Hallelujahs is a beautiful and ruminative work of memory and emotion and of lost chances and hopes by poet Ann Christine Tabaka. It is her tenth book of poetry. Although at times melancholy, the twenty-one poems of the chapbook seem to me to be an honest and […]

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Reviewing The Source of Betrayal by Akwasi Maru

PJ Review Score: 3/5 3: 🙂 4: 😊 5: 😲  Akwasi Maru is a multi-genre author, poet and doctoral student. He’s also a father, husband and Fire Captain. Mr. Maru has memberships in several nonprofit organizations that grant youth scholarships and engage in community charity. Overview The Source of Betrayal is a recent release by author Maru, published […]

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Japan in World History – a Solid Book for Your Collection

Japan in World History, written by James L. Huffman, is one book in a series of Oxford University histories that focus on cultural and social history. PJ Review Score: 5 James Huffman engages his audience by giving the ‘common’ people a voice. He manages a balance between political, military and social history. Through this balance […]

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Reading The Moon Chaser by Alexa Kang

The Moon Chaser, by Alexa Kang PJ Review Score: 4.8/5 3: 🙂 4: 😊 5: 😲  Alexa Kang is the author of WWII and 20th Century historical fiction. Her works include the Rose of Anzio, Shanghai Story (of which Moon Chaser is a spin-off) and Eternal Flame. To learn more about Alexa Kang and her works, visit her website. Overview The Moon Chaser is a historical […]

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Book Review: Scraps of Love

Scraps of Love, Shann Tajiah PJ Review Score: 3/5 3: 🙂 4: 😊 5: 😲  Overview Scraps of Love: Poetry From the Darkest Night 1992 – 2010, is a poetry collection written by Shann Tajiah and published in 2018 by Ithirial Rising Press. The collection is organized logically, starting with the table of contents, followed by […]

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Book Review: Gladiator

Gladiator, Joshua Chou PJ Review Score: 3.5/5 3: 🙂 4: 😊 5: 😲  Overview Gladiator is an action, fantasy novel written by Joshua Chou. Chou is a NYU graduate, who intends to make a career out of writing. He loves super-heroes, which is evident in this work.  Gladiator, published in 2018, is his first novel. As […]

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