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People Who Live in Glass Houses Shouldn't Commit Murder

Off The Shelf | Posted 10.31.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf In recent years, thrillers with unreliable narrators have become a thriving and best-selling genre, with books l...

The Value Of Not Knowing Things

Eva Moon | Posted 10.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Eva Moon

Truth may or may not be out there and we may or may not know it when we find it. But it's mystery and wonder that drive us to keep searching for the truth.

Here's A New Clue About Where 'The Simpsons' Actually Takes Place

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 09.27.2016 | Entertainment

The Simpson family has resided in the American town of Springfield for nearly three decades. But despite millions of fellow Americans watching their l...

The Biggest 'Sixth Sense' Mystery May Finally Be Solved

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.23.2016 | Entertainment

“The Sixth Sense” gave us one of the greatest twist endings of all time. But, like a ghost, it has been haunting us with one major unanswered ques...

Adventure, fun and marine biology all wrapped up into a collection of 8 fun-filled shows.

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 09.28.2016 | Teen

This is a great collection of eight 10 to15 minute episodes featuring our favorite underwater explorers, The Octonauts. We follow along as Captain Bar...

11 Excellent Summer Reads for Your Book Club

Kirkus | Posted 06.22.2016 | Home

Breezy with substance; an absorbing summer read." Adams' sensitive debut follows a tightknit quartet of college friends as they navigate their shifting relationships--and evolving identities--over the course of two decades.

Book Review: 'The Second Life of Nick Mason'

Thelma Adams | Posted 06.13.2016 | Home
Thelma Adams

You can't judge a book by the superlatives on the cover. The extraordinary praise is, well--sorry Stephen King, Michael Connelly, Don Winslow, and Lee...

Nancy Drew Meets Jack Daniels

Off The Shelf | Posted 05.31.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Allison Tyler | Off the Shelf There's something delightfully endearing about Lisa Lutz's kinetic and quirky The Spellman Files. It reads like a we...

The Identity Of Ugly Naked Guy On 'Friends' Is Finally Revealed

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 06.01.2016 | Entertainment

A little more than a year ago, I stumbled into what has since become the single most important investigative quest in my long career as an Internet co...

Five Murder-less Mysteries to Read Now

Linda Johns | Posted 05.26.2016 | Home
Linda Johns

I love all sorts of mysteries, and most of the ones I read have a murder case central to the plot. I also love a good heist, a smart con, and, sometimes, I crave intrigue in a library or on a college campus. If you're ready for a mystery sans corpse, take a look at these five crime novels.

'Don't You Cry,' A Conversation with Mary Kubica

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.18.2017 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Photo: Sarah Jastre Mary Kubica is the bestselling author of The Good Girl and Pretty Baby. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Americ...

The Green Light Beckons

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 05.13.2017 | Religion
Bil Hitchcock

All world religions have a certain amount of mystery about them that is hard to understand...someday, we will, but on earth that mystery sometimes reveals itself in small measure from time to time.

The Great Anesthetic of Modern Day Life

Cassidy Hall | Posted 05.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Cassidy Hall

"The world is like an anesthetic... people are not going beyond the superficial to the meaning of life -- they don't even ask that question because th...

Missing Florida Nurse Baffles Authorities

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.05.2016 | Crime

Last week's disappearance of Tricia Williams Todd, a 30-year-old Air Force veteran, mother and nurse, is "very suspicious" and points to abduction, th...

Walk a Mile in a Villain's Shoes

Off The Shelf | Posted 04.29.2017 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Leora Bernstein | Off the Shelf You is not the kind of book you should read alone, while walking the dark streets of New York. It is not the kind ...

Shakespeare at 400, Jack London at 100: Genius Lives

Jonah Raskin | Posted 04.28.2017 | Arts
Jonah Raskin

In William Shakespeare's comedy, "As You Like It, a traveler named Jaques waxes poetical in lines that have achieved literary immortality.

Learning to Die by Practicing Closure

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 04.27.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

We live in a death-denying culture. Our denial is partially due to the inherent mystery accompanying physical death.

SD Card Lost in Zimbabwe Becomes Subject Of Viral Video

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 04.24.2017 | Good News
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Last December, our family of four traveled to Botswana and Zimbabwe with good friends - another family of four - who have been sharing our sense of ad...

New Album Review: Chris Wirsig's The 13 Crystal Skulls

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.19.2017 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

San Francisco-based composer Chris Wirsig has always been intrigued by the mystery of the crystal skulls which have spawned their own stories and have captured the world's imagination for over 100 years.

Adept at Aging

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 03.29.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Getting adept at aging is hard work. There are numerous seductive illusions, all aimed at bringing temporary comfort to an ego struggling to live life on its own terms.

Have Scientists Cracked The Mystery Of The Bermuda Triangle?

Atlas Obscura | Posted 03.24.2017 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/CC BY 2.0 The Bermuda Triangle, so named in a 1964 story in America's first pulp magazine, the in...

Murder in Amish Country: An Interview with Jane Jensen

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 03.10.2017 | Home
Ilana Teitelbaum

Multi-talented, multi-faceted author and game designer Jane Jensen has written a mystery novel set deep in Amish country. Kingdom Come is both an intr...


Dwight Brown | Posted 03.11.2017 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

There must be a day of reckoning and it can't be left up to fate. That's the premise of this extremely inventive geriatric revenge movie, which is the brainchild of casting director turned screenwriter Benjamin August.

'No Shred of Evidence,' A Conversation with Charles Todd

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.22.2017 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Photo: Charles Todd Who is Charles Todd? If you aren't familiar with "his" many previous novels, you might be surprised to learn Charles Todd is the...

'Missing Pieces,' A Conversation with Heather Gudenkauf

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.17.2017 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Photo: Morgan Hawthorne Heather Gudenkauf is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of four previous novels. She graduated from the Univ...