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Warp World

Khristene Perrone and Joshua Simpson have written “Warp World,” an epic science fiction adventure. Perrone lives in British Columbia and Simpson is a muscular – skeletal therapist in Odessa, Texas. Sci-fi has been around a long time and is a well – accepted a genre, particularly since “Star Wars.” It...

Lilac Lane by Ann Swann

Best selling local author of Midland and Odessa, Texas, Ann Swann, has done it again. It began with the first book of the series, Stutter Creek. That one made my teeth chatter, but here comes the second book in the Stutter Creek series, Lilac Lane. Actually, Ann calls the two...

Debating The American Identity by Linda C. Noel

Have you and interest in the border protection, immigration, Homeland Security debate? If you do, you will probably agree that any healthy debate should be void of information bias, hip – shot conclusions and based upon accurate data and historical fact. While none of that may change an opinion, it...

Authentic Texas, people of the Big Bend, by Marcia Hatfield Davdistel & Bill Wright

Two very interesting people, Bill Wright, and award – winning photographer and writer, of Abilene, and Marcia Hatfield Davdistel of El Paso have interviewed many people throughout the Big bend who are permanent residents, generational residents and relative newcomers. Wright has photographed not only the people but seems of the...

Was Colonel George Trofimoff really a spy?

Ever wondered about American spies in prison? Since Edward Snowden escaped the Department of Justice after downloading NSA classified information, curiosity has peaked. Sometimes, evidence is clear as to the one being targeted as a spy. Each case is different. Sometimes, there is nothing but a vague suspicion. To hit...

The University by Calvin Wolf

You are a bright, 18 – year old at Midland College. One of the professors there has created a market revolutionary program, The Midland Human Capital Market. If successful, it will change workforce and student loan economics forever. Just think, you could be part of it. You could escape student...

Calling me Home by Julie Kibler

Once in awhile after I have selected a book to review, I come away having read it and thinking, “that book should be on the New York Times Best Seller List.” Then, I come back to the realization that it is not there because most people don’t know about it....

West Texas, a history of the giant side of the state

A new compilation of numerous essay authors and edited by Paul H. Carlson, Professor Emeritus of History at Texas Tech and Bruce A. Glasrud, Professor Emeritus of History at Cal State takes on the task of describing West Texas. This fine book is published by the University of Oklahoma Press...

Travis Beckham, artist

It has been my pleasure to know artist Travis Beckham for many years — make a few trips with him, even a studio or two. A native of West Texas, graduate of the University of Houston college of art, one could say that Travis is a philosophical purist in art,...

Robert Hollmann, Texas writer, Texas Historian

A decorated Vietnam War marine veteran, a Phd educator, attorney Robert Hollmann is a remarkable man of numerous accomplishments; however, his greater joy is in writing. Hollmann’s genre is Texanna historical fiction where he takes proven historical facts about Davey Crockett, William B. Travis, Jim Bowie, or the Alamo, itself...