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New book chronicles family’s road to success in Hollywood

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer After being bitten by the acting bug during a brush with fame during a vacation, a family of four makes...

Author presents path to healing in book about American slavery

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Healing the Wounds of American Slavery,” by Payge Means Hopper, is an exciting new book that presents a path to...

Author writes moving tale of American family history

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “We are Bridges,” by Cassandra Lane, is a moving tale of the author’s family’s history. After discovering that she was pregnant,...

Legal thriller offers look at snitch culture in Oakland streets

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer Joe Turner, a criminal defense attorney in Oakland, has a new case that seems impossible to unravel. At its heart is...

Suspenseful romance novel has interesting plot twists

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer Legend Gambino had to become a man after the deaths of his mother and father. While running his father’s slaughterhouse,...

Author draws parallel between Bible, coronavirus pandemic in new book

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Paul’s Shoes: Walking in the Shoes of Apostle Paul during a Global Pandemic,” by Leroy Matthews Jr., is a spiritual...

Author pens new literary fiction based on Kenyan experiences

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Harry Harambee’s Kenyan Sundowner,” by Gerald Everett Jones, tells the story of Harry Gardner, a lonely widower from Los Angeles...

Author pens book that spotlights ‘Moonlighting’ television series

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Moonlighting: An Oral History,” by Scott Ryan, spotlights the behind-the-scenes story of the television series “Moonlighting,” which aired from 1985...

Attorney Joth Proctor is focus of new detective mystery series

BOOK CORNER: By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer Holly Sullivan is found dead. Sully, her estranged husband, and brother, Paul, both feel entitled to the rental property that...

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