Launch party for Rockwall author’s ‘Fortunate Son’ March 18

ROCKWALL, TX (March 15, 2014) A launch party will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18 at the Blackfriar Pub, 2621 McKinney Ave in Uptown, celebrating the release of FORTUNATE SON by Rockwall author, attorney, artist, and self-trained historian David Marlett. Combining elements of a historical odyssey, a courtroom drama, and an epic adventure, FORTUNATE SON […]

‘Heaven is for Real’

‘Heaven is for Real’

Editor’s Note: Originally published in January 2012, we thought we’d share Blue Ribbon News special contributor Patti Richter’s review of Heaven is for Real, as folks anxiously await the release of the movie.  Heaven is for Real—by Todd Burpo, with Lynn Vincent A review by Patti Richter “Over Five Million Copies in Print” provides sufficient […]

Launch party for Rockwall author’s ‘Fortunate Son’ March 18

ROCKWALL (February 19, 2014) A launch party will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18 at the Blackfriar Pub, 2621 McKinney Ave in Uptown, celebrating the release of FORTUNATE SON by Rockwall author, attorney, artist, and self-trained historian David Marlett. Combining elements of a historical odyssey, a courtroom drama, and an epic adventure, FORTUNATE SON is […]

‘The Best Season: The First Ninety Games’

‘The Best Season: The First Ninety Games’

ROCKWALL (February 4, 2014) My long time friend and Rockwall resident, Bob May, is an avid baseball fan. That is not quite correct, however. It would be better to say that the game of baseball pumps energetically through Bob’s veins and gives him zest for life. One of his most memorable moments was in 1949 […]

‘Goliath Catfish’ spotted in Rockwall

‘Goliath Catfish’ spotted in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL – October 26, 2013) A Goliath Catfish has been spotted in Rockwall. Not a mysterious Chernobyl-grown, bottom feeder or a freakishly big Flathead, but the young adult novel penned by Rockwall teacher and coach, Scott Gill. Goliath Catfish is set in 1940’sMemphis and tells the story of Albert McClune, a big kid who longs to restore his […]

‘Love Does’

‘Love Does’

Book Review by Patti Richter Love Does Non-fiction book by Bob Goff Bob Goff put his life stories in a book at the urging of friends, who probably weren’t surprised when it became a bestseller. Goff’s first book, Love Does, is dressed in a sky-blue jacket featuring a balloon release. The 225-page book (Thomas Nelson, […]

‘Goliath Catfish’ spotted in Rockwall

‘Goliath Catfish’ spotted in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL – Sept. 18, 2013) A Goliath Catfish has been spotted in Rockwall. Not a mysterious Chernobyl-grown, bottom feeder or a freakishly big Flathead, but the young adult novel penned by Rockwall teacher and coach, Scott Gill. Goliath Catfish is set in 1940’s Memphis and tells the story of Albert McClune, a big kid who longs […]

‘I Believe in Heaven’

‘I Believe in Heaven’

Book Review by Patti Richter I Believe In Heaven: Real Stories from the Bible, History and Today Written by Cecil Murphey & Twila Belk          Heaven will be the ultimate healing. I think that’s why I enjoyed the new book, I Believe in Heaven, even more than its companion volume, I Believe […]

Rockwall author to celebrate new book with launch party, signing at Barnes & Noble

Rockwall author to celebrate new book with launch party, signing at Barnes & Noble

(Rockwall) September 11, 2013 – Join local author Anne Mateer as she celebrates the release of her third novel, A Home for My Heart, with a book launch and signing party from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 14 at Barnes & Noble Firewheel. The historical fiction writer’s other books include Wings of a Dream and […]

Heath author publishes second novel, ‘Anger’

(Rockwall / Heath) August 8, 2013 – Heath author Carolyn Roosth just published her second novel, ANGER, which follows last year’s publication of DENIAL.  Both are available in ebook and print formats at smashwords.com and amazon.com.   The author grew up on a farm outside a small town in East Texas and was the first in her […]