Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities

  Ebony & Ivy Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities by Craig Steven Wilder Bloomsbury Press Hardcover, $30.00 432 pages ISBN: 978-1-59691-681-4   Book Review by Kam Williams   “Ebony & Ivy… delivers a groundbreaking and incendiary exploration of the intertwined histories of slavery, race, and higher education… Many of America’s revered colleges and universities… Harvard, […]

Gates Unlocked!

  Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The “The African Americans” Interview with Kam Williams   Born in Keyser, West Virginia on September 16, 1950, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research at Harvard University. He is the author of 16 […]

Book III of What Fans Are Calling “The Best Adventure/Suspense Series Ever”

  Book III of What Fans Are Calling “The Best Adventure/Suspense Series Ever” Arrives From Suspense Publishing!   “The Hero’s Companion” Amy Lignor   Abduction and strange maps, mysterious locations and intriguing players, Tallent and Lowery… Amy Lignor has, once again, put together a story that will turn up your anxiety level and have you […]

Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership

  The Rejected Stone Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership by Reverend Al Sharpton Cash Money Content Hardcover, $22.00 270 pages ISBN: 978-1-9363-9947-5 Book Review by Kam Williams   “As you read through the following pages and get a sense of my journey and the lessons I’ve learned, I believe you will come to understand […]

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

  by Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Dr. Donald Yacovone Smiley Books Hardcover, $34.95 304 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-1-4019-3514-6     Book Review by Kam Williams   “One of the central themes of African Americans is the exploration of the diversity of ethnic origins of the people from Africa and their descendants whose enslavement led to […]

Fans Go Back to The Overlook Hotel with the Master of Horror and SHINE!

  by Amy Lignor Stephen King always addresses the people who are white-knuckled from clenching his books so tightly in their hands that they WILL be weighted down with arthritis later in life – ‘Constant Reader.’ I have never really known if he means that we are constantly reading, or constantly reading him. Either way, […]

A Matriarch Worthy of Psycho Appears in Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas

   by Amy Lignor To put things in the simplest terms when describing this novel; think, Mommie Dearest meets Psycho. Then just sit back, open the book and have an absolute ball.   Josephine Hurst is ‘Mother’ – a very dominant and controlling individual. Josephine and her family live in a beautiful home, and she […]

Join Amy Lignor on Suspense Radio 9/28/2013 at 11 AM EST

  Readers! Book Lovers! The author of the amazing ‘Tallent & Lowery’ series – Amy Lignor – will be my guest on Suspense RadioTHIS Saturday! 11:00 AM Pacific/2:00 PM Eastern. “Your insider source for everything that is suspense/thriller/mystery and horror,” will find out about the new release that everyone has been chomping at the bit for. Book III […]

Heather Graham Returns with Keeper of the Dawn (The Keepers: L.A.)

   by Amy Lignor For anyone who has been a fan of ‘The Keepers: L.A.’ you’ll be thrilled. This is paranormal romance at its finest, with the sexiest ‘dead’ man since Dracula came to town as one of the primary characters. Readers have walked hand-in-hand with Graham’s warriors as they kept the night, the moon, […]

Power, Scandal, and Tragedy inside the Johnson & Johnson Dynasty

  Crazy Rich: Power, Scandal, and Tragedy inside the Johnson & Johnson Dynasty by Jerry Oppenheimer St. Martin’s Press Hardcover, $27.99 504 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-312-66211-0   Book Review by Kam Williams   “Heirs to a Band-Aid and Baby Powder fortune, the Johnsons have enjoyed unimaginable wealth since Johnson & Johnson was founded in 1886—but their personal […]