Frances Webb’s novel Innocence & Gold Dust has been reviewed in the Historical Novel Society online magazine. This story of a eunuch slave who grows up to gain wealth and power takes place in the latter half of the fourth century in the Roman Empire; the complete review can be found at

Mary Corran’s book Wasteland has been added to the shelves at the Cambridge University Medical Library, in Cambridge, England. (see ) Wasteland: The Thief Within provides an understanding of illness, especially mental illness. If there is no obvious physical pain, how can it hurt so much, and why does it rob us of who we are?

Arthur Pindle was chosen to present his novel Bayou St. John at the Fulton County Arts & Culture’s Southwest Arts Center ( Atlanta, GA. Books were reviewed and only selected authors were allowed to participate. He was also chosen to read an excerpt from the book.