Lost and Found

Lost and Found by Jeanne Bannon is one of 14 novellas in a newly released Kindle edition of Valentine Pets & Kisses. Fourteen award winning and best selling authors come together with novellas wrapped in a Valentine’s theme of romance and the cutest pets this side of your heart. I’ll…

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Pop’s Rating System

Pop evaluates a lot of books on his blog, so readers are starting to demand that he rate the books. On Amazon or Goodreads books are rated with one to five stars depending on the quality of the novel. Keeping that rating system in mind, Pop has decided on this…

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Pop’s Picks for 2015

In 2015 Pop’s Blog erupted on the Net reviewing over 30 YA novels and short stories. We decided to focus our attention on books published by independent publishers and authors because too many review sites tend to ignore these amazing books. Yes, we’ve read and reviewed popular books like Paper…

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The Ornament

Annie Rustle raised her grandson, Jimmy Rustle after he lost his parents in a car accident. He and his best friend and neighbor, Lisa Parker spend a lot of time together. One Christmas Annie has an idea. Why not create a Christmas time-capsule ornament out of paper mache and insert…

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Riches to Rags

Seventh grader Dylan Jones knew all about the good life. His family had lots of money so Dylan got what he wanted. Even so, everyone liked the boy because he was a carefree and happy child. Miss Wickware, Dylan’s history teacher saw potential in the youth, too. He just needed…

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Do we really need the death penalty?

After 1861, if a British subject committed piracy, arson, or murder, that individual could have been sentenced to death in the United Kingdom. Public opinion gradually turned against capital punishment when Timothy Evans was hanged in 1950 for killing his wife and baby. It was later uncovered that Reginald Christie…

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Grab your Louisville Slugger

We’ve all been home alone at night and perhaps frightened when the wind blows and windows rattle. I remember descending into the dark abyss of my childhood home with twin brother Elliott behind me, wielding his trusty Louisville Slugger to fight off boogiemen. Lisa, a college student, decides to surprise…

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Salvation

A 15-year old girl is psychologically abused by the constant bickering of her parents. When the fighting escalates into a full-blown war with glasses and china used as weapons, the girl, who isn’t given a name, retreats into her own world in a garden in her backyard. There she discovers…

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Electrifying science fiction thriller

Extinction is Jan Domagala’s fifth Col Sec thriller. The 85 page sci-fi novella begins 25 years prior to the story’s action when General Sinclair, the head of the Colonial Security Intelligence Division (Col Sec), the security arm of the Confederation, was forced to deal with a military problem that went…

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It’s the cherry every time

When Julie Reed got drunk, and it wasn’t often, she’d blame her hangover on the cherry. And no matter how badly hung over she looked, Will Parker thought the woman of his dreams was perfect. P.A. Estelle’s newest short YA short love story tells about Julie and Will’s romance. It…

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