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Book Review: Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan By Robin Maxwell

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

Local hi-desert writer, Robin Maxwell, author of O, Juliet, and many other popular works of historical fiction, has written a book about another famous pair of lovers, Tarzan and Jane. The story focuses on Jane, a brilliant strong- minded woman and her relationship with apeman Tarzan.

Book Review: Tell Me What You See Remote Viewing Cases from the World’s Premier Psychic Spy By Major Ed Dames & Joel Harry Newman

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

Even for us diehard readers, those of us who would rather read than do just about anything else, it happens only every couple of years or so that we find a book we can’t put down.

Book Review: Opaque Traveler A Dream Sequence in Verse
 By Brian Michael Tracy

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

In Opaque Traveler, Brian Tracy invites us into his world of dreams, a nocturnal realm of fantasy, personal mythos, and swirling, colorful, ethereal visions.

Book Review: Ricardo Breceda: Accidental Artist By Diana Lindsay

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

Diana Lindsay gives us a biography of a wonderfully talented artist, Ricardo Breceda. Perhaps while you were driving on the 215 past Perris, California, you saw his Perris Jurassic Park, huge metal sculptures of prehistoric animals looking out over the freeway.

Book Review: Muir Roots 
At One With the Wild Photographic Tales By David Jesse McChesney

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

David Jesse McChesney is a master wildlife photographer. His photographs of animals and birds are second to none. The quality of each photograph is stellar.

Book Review: Ghosts of Ide County By Kurt Schauppner

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

Yet this book sneaks up on you. Suddenly you realize that these are people like ourselves, the kind of people who love their children so much, it’s painful. While children need love like this in order to thrive, it is irrelevant to their self-absorbed worlds. It’s all too familiar.

Book Review: Desert Reckoning By Deanne Stillman

08/01/2012 ● By Steve

I read the book hoping for some illumination of what I had got myself into by moving to the desert. It gave credence to some- thing I had discovered: the desert had an edge to it

Book Review: Desertwalk: 
A Search for Secrets of the Desert 
Written & Illustrated 
by Audrey Schumacher Moe

08/01/2012 ● By Steve

Desertwalk is a story of Audrey Schumacher Moe’s personal encounter with wildlife and Native American artifacts in the Colorado Desert.

Book Review: The Spirit in the Desert Pilgrimages to Sacred Sites in the Owens Valley By Brad Karelius


08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

This book shares his personal and family trials that often revolve around his son’s health, and offers some insight into how, on a personal level, Father Karelius has forged a spiritual connection with the desert.

Book Review: A Bird Black As The Sun California Poets
on Crows and Ravens Edited by Enid Osborn
 & Cynthia Anderson

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

In this anthology on ravens and crows, you will enter into the thoughts and experiences of nearly a hundred poets on these elusive birds. These poems were categorized by the editors of this collection.