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WEST OF ALVA by Dave Eagleston (Book Review)

Matt is a 15-year-old teenager living in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Having grown up in the city, he is looking forward to spending the summer months hanging out with his friends and trying to impress the local girls. When his dad informs him that he has arranged for Matt to spend the summer working on a farm [...]

By |2020-02-10T22:29:07+00:00February 10th, 2020|Book Reviews|0 Comments

THE ORPHAN’S TALE by Pam Jenoff (Book Review)

Synopsis The story of two women who form an unlikely friendship in Nazi Germany, The Orphan’s Tale is told in first person point-of-view by 16-year-old Noa and 39-year-old Astrid. Noa works at a small rail station in Bensheim as a cleaner. As part of her compensation she is allowed to live in a small room [...]

By |2020-02-10T22:21:22+00:00February 10th, 2020|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Valentine’s Special on Coming Home To Love

  With Valentine's Day right around the corner, I'm lowering the price on my newest book - the silver-haired romance COMING HOME TO LOVE.  Have you ever fallen in love and had other duties separate you from the one who could have been your soulmate? Know someone for whom that's true? Then this romance is [...]

By |2020-02-03T18:58:54+00:00February 3rd, 2020|book promotions|0 Comments

44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith

This is book one in the Scotland Street series by prolific author Alexander McCall Smith. This reviewer has long been a fan of McCall Smith’s #1 Ladies Detective Agency series and I will confess to owning all 21 books of the series and await each new addition. However, with 44 Scotland Street, I was disappointed. [...]

By |2020-01-30T20:16:47+00:00January 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Prince of Broadway by Joanna Shupe (Book Review)

Set in New York City’s Gilded Age, this is the story of forbidden love between uptown girl and downtown boy. Clayton Madden owns and operates one of the most successful gambling houses in Old New York – the Bronze House. He is a tough guy, having worked his way up from the city streets to [...]

By |2020-01-30T19:17:46+00:00January 30th, 2020|Book Reviews|0 Comments

AMERICAN ROYALS by Katherine McGee (Book Review)

      What if, instead of being a democratic republic, the United States was a monarchy? What if George Washington, instead of being elected president, had accepted a position of kingship? And what if today, 244 years after our independence, descendants of that original King George still ruled the United States? This is the [...]

By |2020-01-30T20:23:09+00:00January 30th, 2020|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Welcome 2020 and A Book Review

    Welcome, dear readers, to another year (2020). I'm hoping that you find somethings of interest here this year and maybe something to entertain you. Let's start the new year with a book review. THE RISE OF MAGICKS by Nora Roberts Synopsis In the third, and final, book of Chronicles of The One, the [...]

By |2020-01-10T22:38:46+00:00January 10th, 2020|Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

Young attorney Paul Cravath has received a great honor. He has been chosen by George Westinghouse to represent the great man in his ongoing patent war with Thomas Edison. It is an intricate case because both men claim to have invented the light bulb. With hundreds of other lawsuits being brought against Westinghouse as well [...]

By |2019-12-01T20:45:12+00:00December 1st, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments

A Gift to My Readers – FREE Short Story

As a way of expressing my gratitude to you, gentle reader, I would like to share a short piece that I recently wrote.      THE EIGHTVILLE MIRACLE   John Henry Carter was sixteen years old when his family moved away from the small town of Eightville, Tennessee. He'd finished his sophomore year at Dewey [...]

By |2019-11-24T05:41:11+00:00November 24th, 2019|Short Story|2 Comments

Ronaldo: The Vixen Pederson Workshop by Maxine Sylvester

Ronaldo: The Vixen Pederson Workshop with BONUS book Ronaldo: Rudi's Birthday Extravaganza (Ronaldo the Flying Reindeer Book 4)  by Maxine Sylvester It’s all about Teamwork A special treat from the author of the Ronaldo the Flying Reindeer series! This is actually two books in one. And what fun stories they are. In Rudi’s Birthday Extravaganza, [...]

By |2019-11-20T21:48:38+00:00November 20th, 2019|Children's Book Review|0 Comments