Author Archives: J D Jung

Time Travel for Love and Profit – Jeff Abugov

(Reviewed by Don Jung) If given the opportunity to go back in time to change the decisions you made in life, would you take it? Growing up in foster homes and in an environment where crime is the only way … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic in Our Time – Brooke Gladstone

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “American history is picked with ferment, battles and brawls over with is true. But at this moment, the nation seems to waging Civil War over reality itself. It is thrilling to watch, and tough to sit … Continue reading

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Rocks Beat Paper: A Wilson Mystery – Mike Knowles

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “You think winning should make you feel like you want to go to Disneyland…That place is for quarterbacks who win games with rules and referees. That isn’t any kind of place for people like us. The … Continue reading

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Madame Alexandra’s Rule of Business…revisited

(Reviewed by JD Jung) Apparently businesses still forget what drives success.  Here’s a reminder… “…money brings the only worthwhile thing it can bring: freedom…it being only the medium of exchange between a man’s labor and his freedom. Labor is not … Continue reading

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Love Runs Deep – Gail Chianese

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) Lieutenant Nic Riley is the only girl in a long-time Navy family, and she’s determined to prove herself as seaworthy as her brothers. When she aces training for submarine duty, it calls for a celebration that … Continue reading

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His Fake Alien Fiancé – Patricia Eimer

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) Princess Perripraxis not only has to find a fiancé—and fast—she’s has to find one who doesn’t mind that her “no makeup” face has green and purple scales. Otherwise, Daddy Dearest is going to take her back … Continue reading

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All Over the Place: Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft – Geraldine DeRuiter

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “If you want to be absurdly happy, marry someone you love whom you can spend time with. But most importantly, marry someone who can help you deal with your shit.” Former copywriter and current travel blogger … Continue reading

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Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy – David Daley

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “America is the only major democracy in the world that allows politicians to pick their own voters. And since the 2010 election, the system has been gamed to create an artificial –but foolproof—Republican majority in the … Continue reading

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Heels over Head Paperback – Clay G. Small

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “The Lindon brothers and their redneck friend had not only humiliated him in from of the whole damn school but had unleased his father’s scorn. Guy Jr. tightened his fists. No matter how long it took, … Continue reading

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Cyber Crisis: It’s Personal Now – William Keiper

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “…constant attention to the device is reinforced by the delivery of intermittent variable rewards. These are handed out or enforced inconsistently and occasionally. This usually encourages the person to keep trying, checking or playing until they … Continue reading

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