Tag Archives: book review

Gilbert Speaks on The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld

2 Dec

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I had not read Denfeld’s first novel, The Enchanted, but I will be doing this very soon. I’d been given a gift certificate to an independently owned bookshop, and I stopped in to pick out the latest tell-all book on trump. Luckily, my love of mysteries took hold, and I picked up a crime novel about a missing child. Will The Child Finder find a special place on my book shelf? Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Life with Fred and Lucy”

2 Jul

36379007_10214517310919196_6835334348711919616_nI’ve written four science fiction books already. They are part of my Roof Oasis Series. The fifth book was different. It was a project of love, and it was the hardest book to write. This past Saturday was my book launch for the much awaited, Life with Fred and Lucy: Growing up in South Philly. This book is a humorous memoir of growing up in my parents’ grocery story during the early 1950’s and 60’s. It is also a tribute to the two ghosts that hang out in my attic. Here is an interview with Elsie Kerns. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on Jack Flacco’s Book On Forgiveness

28 Mar

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I’ve know Jack Flacco for several years, and I’ve even interviewed him for my Gilbert Curiosities Blog. We are authors. We both loved writing about zombies, but recently, we’ve journeyed from the domain of the apocalypse and into the spiritual realm. Where I use my psychic/medium gifts to lead people back to GOD, Jack is using his blogs, his ministry and his latest book to reconnect to a loving Creator. Join me now as I ask Jack about his new book, When Forgiveness is Enough: Making Sense of God’s Calling. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “The Oneness of It All” with Author Maryann Pino Miller

2 Oct

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I first met Maryann Pino Miller when I attended a few classes at The Center, Life in Balance. After getting to know more about Maryann, we spoke about her book. Maryann was kind enough to give me her book as a gift. I truly enjoyed reading The Oneness of It All. There is power and beauty in our words. Join me now as I chat with the author. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks with Michael O’Brien Herold & His View of Deathly Hallows

20 Aug

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There’s a new, exciting voice on the literary scene and it belongs to Michael O’Brien Herold, a 26-year-old writer and lifetime fan of the Harry Potter series. Disappointed with the final book and all its loose ends, Mike decided to write an alternate ending, one that is sure to delight fans around the globe. He even wrote it in Rowling’s style, which he knows so well. It’s a different and satisfying journey through the world of wizarding filled with magic, mystery, love and answers to some of the questions you may have also had as the series ended. Are you ready to learn more? Then meet me after the jump for the interview, and Dobby, a lot more Dobby! Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks to L.C. Bennett Stern On Her Book, Mae’s Revenge

21 Jul

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As a writer, I get to meet the most amazing and talented people when attending book signing events. A few years ago I had the pleasure of meeting L.C. Bennett Stern at the Collingswood Book Fair and, we’ve been friends ever since. I did an interview on Linda about her novel, Bosses and Blackjacks, and you can read about it here. This year, Linda published another book, and like the first one, this story takes place in Philadelphia. Join me now as I learn more about Mae’s Revenge. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on William Howard’s “The Eye of Hermes”

20 Feb

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Besides doing reviews of television and movies, I also do book reviews on my pop culture blog and on my Gilbert Curiosities blog. I was especially excited to interview William Howard about his new book because William and I go back many years. We both worked at the Academy of Natural Sciences together. If you enjoy reading science fiction, then you’ll want to learn more about The Eye of Hermes. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks to Humorist and Author, Matt Goldberg

15 Jan

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A few months ago, I was asked to participate in an “Author’s Event” at a local library. The event featured several authors from the South Jersey Writers’ Group and was hosted by Author Gail Priest. This event enabled me to meet the very talented humorist and author, Matt Goldberg. When Matt asked me if I would like to read one of his books, Hot Ice Cream, I said yes. I think it was the delightful cover that made me want to read this little gem. Continue reading