Book Review, Books, Water sustainability

Author Interview: Florencia Ramirez, How to “Eat Less Water” at the Kitchen Table

    I'm a reader of all genres of books and post reviews at, however, I wanted to try an author interview for a book I recently read. (Something new for the new year). As a long time reader of the blog Eat Less Water and a believer in water scarcity and our impact on… Continue reading Author Interview: Florencia Ramirez, How to “Eat Less Water” at the Kitchen Table

Authors, Book Review, Books, Boycotts, Cesar Chavez, Family, Latinos in film, Uncategorized

América and Anthony Quinn

Ever since I figured out how to use the Goodreads widget I've been posting reviews on books I've read. Either the widget is dead, malfunctioning or my brain is on overdrive and I've forgotten how to use the darn thing, but the widget is not working. Hence, here are reviews on the two latest books… Continue reading América and Anthony Quinn

Book Review, Books, Justin Torres, Latino Literature, Sandra Ramos O'Briant, Strong Women, Summer Reads 2013, The Sandoval Sisters' Secret of Old Blood, We The Animals

Two Must Read Books

gettyimages.comMild heat and sunshine warmed my neck of the Oxnard Plains for a whole five days. So warm (76-80 degrees) we could actually visit our beautiful beaches and plunge into the 65 degree Pacific Ocean. I know, we're weather spoiled rotten here on the Southern California coast.But the June gloom had its pluses. Cold weather thick with… Continue reading Two Must Read Books

Book Review, Crime, Desperado, Manuel Ramos, Mystery, Noir

Desperado-A Book Review

DESPERADO: A MILE HIGH NOIR by Manual Ramos is a fast paced contemporary crime mystery through the streets and changing landscape of Denver's North Side. Gus, a not so lovable guy, is trying to rebuild his 'loser' life, working at and sleeping on a cot at his ex-wife's thrift store. He's minding his own business when an… Continue reading Desperado-A Book Review