Author Archives: Katherine Wacker

About Katherine Wacker

Katherine Wacker is currently a reviewer for Bethany House Publishers, and Howard Books. She is a Craftsman graduate of the Jerry B. Jenkins Christian Writer’s Guild. She holds a B.A in History from San Diego State-Imperial Valley Campus. In her spare time she likes to read books, watch sports, and do jigsaw puzzles. She lives at home with her parents and three dogs, Charlie, Roscoe and Daisy.

The Correct Use of Semicolons

What Is a Semicolon? Semicolons (;) are as basic as a period stacked on top of a comma. Does that mean you can use it like either one? Don’t get your hopes up. But don’t let this punctuation mark get … Continue reading

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Trees Talk?

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Review of Tarzan of the Apes

              In Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan of the Apes, the title character is abandoned in the jungle of Africa by his parents’ untimely death, and Tarzan is adopted and raised by a mother ape. Through skill and ingenuity, he … Continue reading

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Review of The Immortal Irishman

  In Timothy Egan’s The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary that Became an American Hero, the author traces the life of Thomas Francis Meagher, who grew up on the Emerald Isle where he and his people suffered at the hands … Continue reading

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Review of Imperium

  In Robert Harris’ Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome, the slave Tiro recounts his time as Cicero’s secretary. Beginning with his master’s defense of a citizen who has been framed for treason to his ultimate quest to become a … Continue reading

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Democrats Don’t Fear Brett Kavanaugh, They Fear The Constitution By David Harsanyi

The other day Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was in Israel to receive an award for her commitment to tikkun olam (“to heal the world” in Hebrew,) a spiritual concept that progressive Jews have long distorted so that their malleable religious views could … Continue reading

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When an Incident Pauses Your Writing By Peter Leavell

I’m typing this blog with one hand. Because of an incident. The incident involved a 41-year-old active male, a city-league softball game, a pop fly to left field, a mitt on a left hand, a fence to mark the boundaries … Continue reading

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