August 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Star Rating by Publishers Weekly

I am pleased with a solid review for By His Own Blood from Publishers Weekly, which can be found at.......

(For those who don’t know, book reviews from Publishers Weekly don’t use a typical rating system; they just review books, and then give a single star to the books they like best. And: HOLY COW THE BOOK GOT A STAR.)



Added by John Montandon on August 31, 2012 at 11:31pm — No Comments

Dr. Wayne Strom Review

I wanted to share with you Dr. Strom's rather in-depth review of By His Own Blood.  I find his perspective to be quite interesting. You can read it at  JM

Added by John Montandon on August 25, 2012 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Book Signing and the AIDS Quilt

The AIDS Memorial Quilt panel for our dad was included into the giant quilt on July 24 in Wasington DC.  The Quilt website will be updated soon and the panel can be searched and viewed.  There was also a good turnout for the By His Own Blood book signing at the Quilt Bookstore on July 24.  Thanks to the NAMES Organization for their invitation to participate in this wonderful event, and thanks to everyone who purchased a book that day. Half of the sales proceeds from…


Added by John Montandon on August 5, 2012 at 4:15pm — No Comments

AIDS Memorial Quilt Goes Digital: See The Full Quilt Online


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Credit: Microsoft Research

With more than 48,000 panels and 94,000 names, the AIDS quilt is a constantly growing testament to the deadly toll the disease has taken on the world. At roughly 1.3 million square feet, it is so large that it can’t be displayed in its entirety in one place. Parts of it were on…


Added by John Montandon on August 4, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments



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By His Own Blood on track to the Big Screen

Posted by By His Own Blood Admin on October 8, 2015 at 12:41am 0 Comments

Well, for those who have suggested that my book, By His Own Blood, should be made into a just may be. Greg Clonts has purchased the screen rights to the book, partnered with a terrific screenwriter, Rod McCall (…


ForeWord Posts Four Star Review of By His Own Blood

Posted by John Montandon on August 25, 2013 at 11:41pm 0 Comments


Currently, the chance of being infected with HIV through a blood transfusion is almost nonexistent.…


Great Southwest Book Festival

Posted by John Montandon on April 13, 2013 at 1:09am 0 Comments

March 30, 2013, New Orleans, LA.

The 2013 Great Southwest Book Festival recognized winners in the Festival’s Writing…



Posted by Max Anderson on January 14, 2013 at 8:26am 1 Comment

Johnny....I didn't realize you lost your dad by such an unnecesary way.  I think it's great that you have shared the story with others.  Toni said to pass on her regards, and please give Karen a hug for me.

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