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Who's Poojam?

My Dad came to the house today for me to call about a medical bill he received. When he came in the door he took off his cap and revealed  a shaved head.
“Oh. my. gosh. What’d you do? That ain’t right,” I said.
“I was trimming my hair and accidentally slipped and decided to shave my head,” he said.
“You look like a redneck Mister Clean.”
“That’s what he said!” the husband replied.
“I think I look good.”
My brother saw the picture and texted me saying, ” He looks like a short, fat Punjab or Sloth from The Goonies.”
“Who’s Poojam?” Dad asked.
“Punjab. And please put your cap back on, Kojak.”
“Yeah, Kojak. I need to get me a lollipop.”

A Review of The Apostle: Destiny

The Apostle: Destiny
Apostle Trilogy # 1
Genre: Fantasy
406 pages
Publisher: Createspace, 2014

I received a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review.

When the comet of Tiera Cylith destroys the willow tree in the village of Fairwillow the word APOSTLE is found written in the crater. The witch Famora curses Sath and Elle with the prophecy that their firstborn will be the Apostle; the one destined to bring doom to their village.Sath is determined not to let that happen. Can he stop the omen and the witch Famora?

It started off slow at first but about halfway through I thought the plot picked up considerably. I found it to be a worthwhile,fun read to the fantasy genre. It has an interesting story and believable characters and dialogue. I think this is going to be a good series.

 Kindle edition/ Nook edition/ Goodreads


Book Review of Ping: The Rescue of Eden

Ping: The Rescue of Eden
Book # 3
By: Stuart Avery Gold
111 pages
Publisher: Ink Away Press, 2014
Genre: Eco-parable

* I received a complimentary copy in exchange for my honest review.

Join Ping the frog is his third journey to guide a dying world back to harmony. He finds disturbances in Eden Pond that set him on his adventure to right what is happening with the Earth. It's a whimsical tale with an important message. The way in which the author writes makes this tale with the serious subject matter seriously entertaining. Also check out the the first two books in the series:

Ping: A Frog In Search of a New Pond

The Way of Ping: Journey to the Great Ocean

Here's some links:

Goodreads/Author website

It's a three teacupper


Book Review of Eat Now; Talk Later: 52 Tales of Family, Feasting, and the American Dream

Eat Now; Talk Later: 52 Tales of Family, Feasting, and the American Dream
By: James Vescovi
Genre: Memoir
136 pages
Publisher: AuthorHouse, 2014

In this short memoir James Vescovi tell the stories of his grandparents Tony and Desolina Vescovi. They immigrated to American from Italy in the 1920s. This collection of short essays provides a glimpse into immigrant life and is a loving tribute to his grandparents.

The stories are told with love and filled with interesting characters. The book is a quick read and the stories are funny and poignant. However, I feel some of them end too abruptly. I wanted the author to give a bigger glimpse of his grandparents' lives. I still found it to be a sweet tribute to this colorful couple.

* I received a copy from the author in exchange for an honest review.

Book links:

Goodreads Amazon    B&N  Kobo

Author website

It's certainly worth checking out. So, whatcha waiting for?