A new Hunger Games or sexier Divergent?

Some reviews are more fun than others.  Here is a recent one I like and every author hopes to see: “There are many twists and turns that are rarely seen before they are sprung on the reader and the conclusion simply rocks the soul to the core…an ending that couldn’t have been imagined by the […]

Slavery in 2016. The average cost of a slave is $90. Probably more in the U.S.

Slavery is not legal anywhere, including the United States, but it happens everywhere.  In 1981, Mauritania became the last country in the world to abolish slavery.  Yet most major studies indicate it thrives there.  And it does in America.  There are believed to be more slaves in the world today than at the height of […]