- that there have been over 20,000 books written about the game of Chess?
- that Lucy Maud Montgomery was abandoned as a child? Her mother died when Lucy was only two years old and her father abandoned her to her maternal grandmother because he wanted to re-marry, move away, and begin a new family with his new wife, leaving all reminders of his first marriage behind him. Lucy Maud Montgomery was famous for writing the `Anne of Green Gables' series, stories which semi-mirrored her own life, as Anne was an orphan living on Prince Edward Island.
- that William Shakespeare invented the word "hurry"?
- that William Faulker was a poor public speaker? When he won the 1949 Nobel Prize, his acceptance speech was greeted with only polite applause because it was virtually unintelligible to the audience. However, when it was published in the paper the next day it was universally acclaimed as one of the best acceptance speeches ever.
- that you can help out a great writer, Alex Cavanaugh by buying his book CassaFire today? Well, yes you can. Barnes and Noble. Amazon paperback and Amazon Kindle.
“…calls to mind the youthful focus of Robert Heinlein’s early military sf, as well as the excitement of space opera epitomized by the many Star Wars novels. Fast-paced military action and a youthful protagonist make this a good choice for both young adult and adult fans of space wars.” - Library Journal
You can visit the author’s site at http://alexjcavanaugh.blogspot.com/
Book trailer available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qa6VINRGtyE.