Dog-Eared Review – Metal Boxes: Trapped Outside


By Melanie Tighe – Local author Alan Black has come up with a novel way to get his newest book, Metal Boxes: Trapped Outside, reviewed. Black actually put me in the book and made me a psychopath. The cool part is, even as a cold killer, I’m still one of the “good guys.” You gotta love […]

Dog-Eared Review: Empty Space


By Melanie Tighe – I’ve been a fan of local and bestselling sci-fi writer Alan Black for years, and his newest release, Empty Space, doesn’t disappoint. I think the best way to describe this novel would be Dexter meets Deep Space Nine. I found myself rooting for Black’s well-written character, York Sixteen, all the way […]

Discover Cool New Authors At Authorpalooza


Dog-Eared Pages bookstore wants to help residents find an entertaining way to beat the summer heat with some cool Arizona authors at its Spring 2015 Authorpalooza. The event will be held Saturday, April 18, at 1pm. The lineup of local authors and genres includes: Alan Black (historical fiction for young adults and sci-fi) Les Brierfield (suspense) […]

Dog-Eared Review: Titanium Texicans


By Melanie Tighe – Sci-fi fans, you do not want to miss Titanium Texicans by Amazon best-selling sci-fi author and our very own Arizona author, Alan Black. I’m willing to bet that those of you who enjoyed Steven Gould’s 7th Sigma will love Titanium Texicans. The adventure begins when young Tasso’s grandfather dies, leaving him […]

Dog-Eared Review: The Friendship Stones


By Melanie Tighe –   Tired of today’s rushing, crushing pace? Slow down and take a trip back to a simpler time with The Friendship Stones by Arizona authors Alan Black and Bernice Knight. Twelve year old, Lillibeth believes it to be her ‘Christian duty’ to befriend her mean, miserly neighbor; a man, no one […]