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The Teddy Bear Chronicles Vol. 1 by Donnalyn Vojta

Although the cover depicts three lovely teddy bears, The Teddy Bear Chronicles is definitely not for children as it deals with the adult issues of mental and physical abuse, stalking, and life-endangering relationships. Kelly Donovan is in a relationship with Mark who has funded her nursing studies. Mark is a self-made man who is comfortable in [...]

By | 2018-01-11T18:22:31+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Book Reviews, ebook review|0 Comments

Grumpy Groundhog by Maureen Wright

When the groundhogs doesn't want to leave his bed the people of the town entice him with gifts.   Beautifully illustrated and done in poetic form.   A sweet story for bedtime to read to young children.   Rating:  5 stars

By | 2018-01-08T22:33:11+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Book Reviews, Children's Book Review, ebook review|0 Comments

A Homeland Denied: In the Footsteps of a Polish POW by Irena Kossakowski

A gritty memoir of a Polish prisoner of war told by his daughter. Nineteen year old Vadek is in his first year at university when Hitler's troops invade Poland on 1 September 1939. Two weeks later he is enough route to a Siberian labor camp. We follow Vadek's life for the next six years as [...]

By | 2018-01-08T22:21:33+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Fourth Law of Kanaloa by Johan Twiss

A haunting story that begins during the bombing of Pearl Harbor and ends some forty years later. When a young female nightclub singer is injured during the bombing, she is pulled beneath the waves by a merman who has broken the law of non-involvement with humans, The Fourth Law of Kanaloa. Although he's a prince, [...]

By | 2018-01-08T22:14:18+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Kind Ella and the Charming Duke by Bridget Barton

Kind Ella and the Charming Duke is a charming retelling of the tale of Cinderella set in Recency England. When Ella's mother remarries a brutal man with two daughters, she is cast in the role of invisible step sister. The Duke, who is in search of a bride, hosts a masquerade ball. All the eligible [...]

By | 2018-01-08T21:52:50+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Rain King by Jason Edwards

Meet Jason. He is eight years old and in his mind he is a brave warrior who will take on adversity. On a stormy day, Jason finds himself not too happy as there is a tempestuous storm right outside his windows. As the sky grows darker and the thunder crashes, flashes of lightning cause the [...]

By | 2017-12-12T17:24:41+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Book Reviews, Children's Book Review|0 Comments

Mogul (The Knickerbocker Club #3) by Joanna Shupe

  Book three of The Knickerbocker Club series, MOGUL is set in 1890's New York City. Our hero, Calvin Cabot, is a self-made man who has gone from living a life of poverty with his missionary parents in China to being the owner of three major U.S. newspapers. Lillian Davies is his ex-wife (a well-kept [...]

By | 2017-12-03T19:14:09+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Bianca: The Brave, Frail and Delicate Princess by Meg Welch Dendler

BIANCA: THE BRAVE, FRAIL AND DELICATE PRINCESS By Meg Welch Dendler BLOG TOUR I am proud to introduce a wonderful fairy-tale for children of all ages (1 - 101). Thirteen year old Princess Bianca of Pacifico has led a sheltered life. “Her father, King Dominic, loved her to the point of smothering.” She is tutored [...]

By | 2017-12-02T17:21:04+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|Blog Hops, Book Reviews, Children's Book Review|0 Comments

Magnate (The Knickerbocker Club) by Joanna Shupe

Set in the early days of the New York Stock Exchange, Magnate introduces us to Emmett Cavanaugh, a steel baron and self-made man who has risen from the childhood gutters of New York City to a mansion on fashionable Fifth Avenue as he lives the work-driven life of a confirmed bachelor. His only goals are [...]

By | 2017-11-24T20:19:07+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Tycoon (The Knickerbocker Club) by Joanna Shupe

Tycoon is the novella that kicks off The Knickerbocker Club series by Joanna Shupe. Set in New York City’s Gilded Age, we meet Ted Harper as he awaits his train at Grand Central Depot. As he stands alone on the platform he suddenly finds himself “staring down into the greenest eyes he’s ever seen”; the [...]

By | 2017-11-24T20:12:44+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Book Reviews, ebook review|0 Comments