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.

Review of Killers of the Flower Moon

  David Grann’s, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the F.B.I., is a gripping account of an event in the history of one of the richest Native American tribes in the United States. When … Continue reading

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Review of Sandpiper Cove

  In Irene Hannon’s Sandpiper Cove, Adam Stone must report an act of vandalism to the police. Because he’s an ex-con, this is the last thing he wants to do but when Hope Harbor’s police chief Lexie Graham (a woman … Continue reading

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Review of Empire Made

In his book, Empire Made: My Search for an Outlaw Uncle who Vanished in British India, recounts his journey to find a long-lost relative who disappeared in Asia during the apex of Britain’s hegemony. Empire Made is part history, part … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor and the Legacy of Carl Vinson Victor Davis Hanson

    His monumental contributions to American security are largely unknown to Americans today.   Seventy-six years ago on Dec. 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese fleet surprise-attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the home port of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.   Japanese … Continue reading

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UCF’s Scott Frost was born to coach, with parents fueling his journey from Nebraska to Florida By Shannon Green

LINCOLN, Neb. — Larry and Carol Frost‘s quaint, multi-level home is the easiest one to locate in their suburban Nebraska neighborhood under a dark, December sky. They are the only family on the block who have a row of glowing … Continue reading

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5 Author Friendships That Make Us Jealous Zach Locascio

Did you know these authors were friends?   Great artists often work alone, but some form symbiotic relationships with their contemporaries. These relationships often help inspire amazing works through mentoring or editing each other. All friendships below are composed of literary giants … Continue reading

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Birds Rub Ants on Themselves, and No One Knows Exactly Why by Eric Grundhauser

Blue jays, among other birds, like to rub themselves with ants. 442683/Public Domain Birds can be weird, and one of the weirdest things they’ve been known to do is called “anting.” Though the specifics can vary, at its most basic, … Continue reading

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