September 24, 2019

These are trying days. Days where you have to get up and remind yourself of your blessings before being bombarded with the latest hate-filled rage posts on social media or news of something all the same. Although our social justice leaders of the past have made signifi...

September 22, 2019

LIT SCENE: Thank you for your work Mr. Muse and allowing us to review it. After reading this and looking at your history in the world of multiculturalism and advertising we’re wondering what exactly sparked this idea. Can you give us more insight as to why you felt thi...

April 5, 2017

Think Dynasty set in locations like Singapore and Kuala Lumpur … but BIGGER … and you’ve got Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians – a funny, dramatic, glamorous, yet culturally informative story of family and romance. Kwan uses his rich (literally and figuratively) cast of c...

March 9, 2017

The Far Shore is a gripping page-turner, one that will keep you up into the early hours of the morning, eagerly following Lilly’s journey into the unknown. In truth, part of what makes the novel so engaging is that it’s as much about Gray (the grandfather) as it is abo...

February 24, 2017

Restless in L.A. by Robin Finn is a novel told through the eyes of a middle-aged woman who wears a number of hats. Alex Hoffman is a devoted mother who struggles with dividing her attention between a daughter who is quickly creeping into tweendom, the baby of the famil...

September 29, 2016

Julia D. Robertson’s debut novel, Beyond The Screen Door (Regal Crest Publishing, September 30, 2016) chronicles Norah Lee’s haunting journey as her ability to connect with the supernatural comes to life. Norah’s struggle to speak to anyone after her encounter with tho...

August 14, 2016

Kelly Durham is known for his creative way of stepping into the trenches of historical fiction with his easy prose and often engaging novels, typically set during the WWII era and his latest doesn’t veer from that expectation. The Movie Star and Me, by Kelly Durham is...

July 28, 2016

The Bourbon Kings by J.R. Ward

The cover of the book speaks volumes. When we first received this book for review the cover made us feel all sorts of excited with thoughts of unabashed Southern charm and extravagance, sprawling estates, and of course The Derby. And this...

July 10, 2016

She watched him from the kitchen alcove as she washed dishes, a little bemused herself. Why, you could be acquainted with a person for years, thinking you knew them. Then suddenly they’d do something that showed you there were layers to them you hadn’t ever suspected....