American Sherlock

Oscar Heinrich was an American Sherlock Holmes. Though he believed Holmes used intuition rather than science to solve his cases. Heinrich opened the first private crime lab in the US. He invented blood-splatter analysis and ballistics while proving that a fingerprint could be relied on as evidence. American Sherlock isContinue Reading

Field Guide to Citizen Science

“There will always be more unknown than known, more rocks waiting to be overturned.” To be a part-time scientist, you only need a cell phone and the Field Guide to Citizen Science. SciStarter.org is an online database of more than 1,600 science projects that need help from regular people justContinue Reading

The Third Rainbow Girl

Literally everything interesting in this novel, The Third Rainbow Girl, is spelled out in the first chapter. Two girls were shot to death, but not sexually assaulted, in the summer of 1980 in West Virginia while on their way to a outdoor peace festival called the Rainbow Gathering. Thirteen yearsContinue Reading

F*ck Your Diet

Chloe Hilliard is a female comedienne who has had it with diets. In fact, F*ck Your Diet. This is a humorous book describing the author’s journey from fried Southern food to veganism (mostly). Beginning as a young child, Chloe was thick. Chocolate was her first word. She had a “torridContinue Reading

Holistic Keto for Gut Health

Hmmm, Holistic Keto for Gut Health prescribes a keto-like diet for those with gut issues. It sounds much harder to follow than a regular Keto diet since all dairy, eggs and soy are no-no’s as well as most carbs. However, the book does allow a few limited carbs like potatoesContinue Reading

My Unedited Writing Year

Have you been thinking about writing a book but don’t know where to start? Are you an experienced author suffering from writer’s block? Writing prompts and cheerleading encouraging writers to write fill My Unedited Writing Year. In fact, there are 365 ideas or motivations included—one for each day of theContinue Reading