Fiction

The Son by Philipp Meyer

The Son by Philipp Meyer The story of  six generations of the McCullough family taming Texas and building their fortune. The Sun follows three members of the family each with a different flaw. While I enjoyed the book I would have preferred if Meyer told each story in more detail.  Every time I get invested, he […]

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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

Rating: 7/10 Summary: Rosie begins to taste emotions around the age of 9. She can taste despair and emptiness in her moms pie, and romance with some guilt in her meatloaf upon discovering her affair with another man. Her entire family is mildly functional at best, and she seems to have little going for her. […]

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Court Martial (Survivor of Nam #4) by Donald Zlotnik

Court Martial (Survivor of Nam #4)  by Donald Zlotnik Spencer Barnes gets the medal of honor and testifies against James for his actions back in Vietnam. This is the last book in the ” Survivor of Nam series. Instead of fighting in the jungles of Vietnam, the recon group is fighting for their lives against […]

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Baptism

  Baptism By Donald Zlotnik This book is the first of the “Survivor of Nam” series. It’s a story about Vietnam written in the late 70’s with some real John Wayne hero type story telling. Two young soldiers land in Vietnam and find it filled with drugs, corruption, murder and dishonor. In the middle of […]

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