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Jojo's Amazing Adventure

Jojo's Amazing Adventure is a collection of original short stories with inspirations broad and vast. Ranging from Chinese, Hindu and Muslim myths, to more modern inventions closer to home. Jojo the protagonist here within, is sometimes portrayed as a villain, at others a hero. It is up to you the reader to ultimately decide which box you wish to place him!
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Author's Info Magazine - September 2013 Issue

Meet Author Luna Charles the author on the cover of the very first issue of our very own Author's Info Magazine - September 2013 Issue. The premiere issue this September of the Author's Info Magazine is presenting to you Luna Charles as author of the month. This hard working mother and wife is new to Arthur's info however she has created a fan club and blogs regularly on the site. Luna is very busy with 2 books published, a third book coming and plans to release a new short story as an eBook each month for free in her Author's Info fan club. This issue of Arthur's Info Magazine will features some exclusive interviews taken from a special series called the Mahogany Keys, submitted by Oana Niculae. The interviews will include conversations with Imani Wisdomm, E. Joyce Moore, Dr. Will Moreland, and Quentin Jason Tyson. These interviews are rich with personal...
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Authors of the Books We Read

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Interview with Vic Fortezza about the challenges of publishing in today’s market Vic Fortezza was born in Brooklyn in 1950 to Sicilian immigrants. He has had more than 50 short stories published worldwide. He has five books in print: novels Close to the Edge, Adjustments, Killing, Exchanges, and story collection A Hitch in Twilight. He was employed in data entry in the commodity trading business in Manhattan for nearly 25 years, until 2007. He stills lives in Brooklyn, where he promotes his work on the streets. He has accounts at several social media sites. Many of his short stories are available on the web for free. Google his name to find them. Author Oana: What drives you to write and publish books?Vic Fortezza: I try to make sense of the bittersweet mystery of life. I suppose recognition is a big part of it. And, of course, the hope of someday making...
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Review – ‘Across the Waters of Time: Pliny Remembered’

For the full review please see my blog article at http://richardabbott.authorsxpress.com/2013/08/20/review-across-the-waters-of-time-pliny-remembered/ - these are short extracts taken from the full article highlighting the main points. I came away from Ken Parejko’s Across the Waters of Time: Pliny Remembered with very mixed feelings. On the plus side – and these are very large plus features – this is a beautifully conceived book, with a powerful and compelling imaginative sweep and some marvellously lyrical passages of writing. The presentation of Pliny’s interior thought-world, and its evolution through his lifetime, is splendid, and the historical events Ken chooses to illuminate this come over as pivotal to Pliny, and in some cases centrally important to the entire first century AD. It is a book which can be highly recommended in these grounds alone. ... [snip] ... Sadly, though, the book has been finished very carelessly. There are a great many spelling and grammar errors, accidental use of similar...
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11th Commandment

Mark Christensen’s, new novel, “11th Commandment” has been released and is available through bookstores as well as Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble Nook. Mark will be doing book signings and speaking engagements in his 500 city USA book tour. His novel has been nominated for 2013 Pulitzer Prize!  11th Commandment is a poignant and powerful exploration of the tragedies wrought by the victimization and abuse of children. Drawing the reader with insight and dead-on observation of the atrocious tragedy of child abuse committed daily by American Adults, no one will close its pages without an impression of the devastation suffered by so many of our children. It will be the readers who will champion for The 11th Commandment, “Honor Thy Children,” be etched into every bible printed. Described by Kirkus Review as being; Compelling, Explicit and well-constructed. “While it is evident the narrative was composed with care, it is a...
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