The Missing Piece in Leadership: How to Create the Future You Want

Doug Krug

AMP Press and Mile High Press, 192 pages, (paperback) $25.00, 9781885331403
(Reviewed: March, 2012)

Doug Krug is a business and leadership consultant who has held faculty positions in various government agencies, served as part of the MBA Program at Johns Hopkins University, and worked with several governors’ cabinets, the FBI and the Coast Guard, as well as on numerous corporate executive teams.

In his new book, Krug posits that […]

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Angels at Sunset

Tom Mach

Hill Song Press, 378 pages, (paperback) $16.95, 9780974515953
(Reviewed: March, 2012)

Pioneering women suffragists Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and the dynamic Alice Paul are given their cursory due in today’s history books. But their actions vividly spring to life in the deft storytelling of author Tom Mach’s novel, Angels at Sunset. The women’s fight for equal rights in the 19th and early 20th centuries, […]

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The Crystal Cave

Ernesto Zollo

AuthorHouse, 100 pages, (paperback) $12.85, 9781456788032
(Reviewed: March, 2012)

The Crystal Cave is a young adult adventure novel about a boy who fights off an evil witch with the help of magical beings.

While picnicking in a park with his parents, 11-year-old Sam and his dog Spot wander off into a cave. Though Spot is uneasy, Sam can’t resist going deeper inside and soon […]

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Bill the COBOLER

William A. Kennedy

Xlibris, 119 pages, (paperback) $19.99, 9781465365699
(Reviewed: March, 2012)

William A. Kennedy began a career in Information Technology, or IT, in the early 1970s after returning from serving as a Marine in Vietnam. One of the main computer programming languages used at the time was Common Business Oriented Language, or COBOL–hence, the book’s title. Kennedy’s career spanned a period of incredible computing technological leaps, […]

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A Sheepish Man

Mark Segal

AuthorHouse, 121 pages, (paperback) $9.92, 9781456789497
(Reviewed: February, 2012)

In the waning months of World War II, Robert Thornton White, a middle-aged, decorated fighter pilot from the previous world war, finds himself helping to train a new generation of pilots even as his own anti-war sentiment grows stronger by the day. He feels powerless as he watches his only child, also a pilot, rush […]

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God at Work in Our Dreams

Faria Mutsambiwa

AuthorHouse, 56 pages, (paperback) $24.49, 9781452061481
(Reviewed: February, 2012)

From the dawn of time, many have believed that dreams contain a certain prophetic power. From Australian aborigines to Egyptian pharaohs to Hopi Native American shamans, true vision didn’t occur during the waking hours of day, but during the seemingly silent darkness of sleep. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Judeo-Christian tradition where […]

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Found!

Richard J. Johnson

Trafford, 337 pages, (paperback) $19.92, 9781426959981
(Reviewed: February, 2012)

Anyone who has ever tried to break a spouse of a garage-sale habit will probably want to keep Richard J. Johnson’s Found! The Lost Treasure Ship San de Cristo out of the house. This story of four friends’ search for sunken treasure begins with Brad Mason’s impulsive purchase of an old book at an estate […]

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NaLee

Erin Sankey

Xlibris, 341 pages, (paperback) $19.99, 9781453577004
(Reviewed: February, 2012)

Erin Sankey’s wildly imaginative, contemporary fantasy for young adults begins with much promise. Chicagoan Frances Hennessey is a high school junior when his parents are killed. Sent to live with a grandmother he barely knew existed, Frances realizes quickly that Emma Gledstorm is like no other person he has ever met; she lives on her […]

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Spies and Sacred Lies

Thomas House-Arno

AuthorHouse, 531 pages, (paperback) $23.49, 9781438977188
(Reviewed: February, 2012)

Author Tom House’s spy thriller follows a convoluted investigation by John Jameson, a Scottish operative for a secretive International intelligence agency, into the murder of several of his colleagues, as well as young Jews throughout Europe. The net Jameson must stretch to catch evidence of those involved is massive. Numerous spy agencies, including the Israelis’, […]

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The Second Coming of Jesus – Think Again

William H. Hogue

Trafford, 256 pages, (paperback) $79.86, 9781466901087
(Reviewed: February, 2012)

In 1970, Hal Lindsey and Carole C. Carlson’s The Late Great Planet Earth brought to the forefront of American consciousness the dispensationalist idea that the Second Coming of Christ–and the destruction of the world as we know it–was imminent. While scaring the pants off quite a number of people, many others embraced this Doomsday scenario […]

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