• Books,  Celebrate Lit

    Sympathy for the devil …. NOT!!!!!

    Clive Staples Lewis’ Screwtape Letters is about correspondences from a demon to Lucifer discussing a specific patient, Screwtape fails and he ends up meeting an ultimate demise. We are not given any opportunity to feel sorry for him in any way, Screwtape is a demon, evil through and through. He’s learning to destroy people in the process, mainly Christians, and we get the benefit of learning some of the tactics that may be used. Now we have this: About the Book Book: After You Author: Sunshine Rodgers Genre: Christian fiction, thriller, suspense (PG-13 Dark Fiction) Release Date: April 27, 2018 Oh, that’s right, we talk about your love life. We sit with you in…

  • Books,  Celebrate Lit

    Nellie Oleson, the kid we loved to hate …

    I like historical novels/fiction, historical landmarks, historical cities, historical movies, historical documentaries. I also enjoyed shows like The Waltons, and Little House on the Prairie and not just because they were nice shows, but because they were based on real people and real history. When we mention Little House, one character that is sure to come to mind is Nellie Oleson .. ugh. We all could not stand her. She was horrific and for the sake of good story-telling, she was the perfect antagonist to the Ingalls girls as protagonists. We all loved to hate her. (Hate is a harsh word, but when we deal with fiction, as far as I’m…

  • Books,  Celebrate Lit

    It’s a mystery …

    The description was so good, so intriguing, I signed right up to review it. It’s a mystery taking place during the period of time when my parents were young, Geneva, the leading lady has the challenge of failing vision and overbearing parents and the strong desire to serve her country in some way. Mix a planned marriage and a being suspected of a murder in, it’s the makings of a real page turner, edge of the seat thriller. About the Book Book: Murder of Convenience Author: Linda Shenton Matchett Genre: Historical Mystery Release Date: October 15, 2018 May 1942: Geneva Alexander flees Philadelphia and joins the USO to escape the engagement her parents have…