Reading Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe

Spoiler Alert: Although this review contains some spoilers, the book is a treasure trove of metaphors and symbols; you’ll no doubt be captivated once you begin reading. Chinua Achebe masterfully guides the reader to the Lower Niger region of West Africa to experience the beauty and despair of tribal life and the tumult that accompanies […]

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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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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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Travel: Things to Do in NOLA

I work at a nonprofit after-school program for disadvantaged youth and Johnny is a grad student, which means we both have to deal with overwhelming stress sometimes. To get over this stressful semester, we decided to travel for Christmas. At first, we hadn’t planned on visiting New Orleans. We considered New York City, Alaska, Yellow […]

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Book Review: Vortex

Note: This review was submitted by a guest writer who has some association to this book. by Mark Kodama  I just finished Vortex. I must say it was like hosting a neighborhood potluck with all your friends bringing their ‘A’ dishes. I certainly skipped all the starchy food so as to leave room for the […]

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