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Courage of The Heart by Christine Chatterton

This is the story of Haidee Wilson and Maurice Chatterton. It is the beginning of a love story that spanned almost seventy years. Courage of the Heart concentrates on the period from 1915, through World War I, through 1923. "Based on letters found in the house of her husband's grandmother, Christine Chatterton has masterfully crafted [...]

By | 2018-05-03T23:31:42+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Death of a Movie Star by Timothy Patrick

For all of its elegant veneer, Hollywood is a nest of vipers. The queen of the vipers is none other than Lenora Danmore, an eighty-seven year old diva of the first water intent on remaining forever young and beloved. To accomplish this, Lenora is ready to put the finishing touches on her interactive museum. But [...]

By | 2018-03-10T21:48:15+00:00 March 10th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

If My Heart Had Wings by Nadine Taylor

This is the love story of Nina Ostrom and Lyndon Raff as told by her daughter, author Nadine Taylor. As a teenager, Nadine discovers her mother's secret - she had been married once upon a time to someone other than her current husband and father of her girls. And when Nadine uncovers a wedding photo [...]

By | 2018-03-10T21:41:23+00:00 March 10th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Chronicles of A Bee Whisperer by Timothy Stobierski

Let me state up front that this is the first poetry collection I have read other than the required high school readings. In this collection of poetry and essays, Tim Stobierski lays bare his soul as he gives us a glimpse at the sometimes, seedy, oftentimes beautiful, always lyrical emotion of love in all its [...]

By | 2018-02-11T22:08:31+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck

Birdie Shehorn, a Knickerbocker Gilded Age daughter and heiress has one dream – to have her novel published under her own name. You see, Birdie has always been a bit of a bluestocking. She prefers to read books and write stories; she even convinced her parents to send her to a fancy girls college to [...]

By | 2018-02-11T21:50:29+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

American Exodus by JK Franks

Written as a novella and companion book to his Catalyst Series, author JK Franks has produced a post-apocalyptic gem. This read reader has not yet read any of the other books in this series but having read American Exodus in just under three days I am now compelled to reach for the other books in [...]

By | 2018-02-11T21:43:19+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Minetta Lane by A. Robert Allen

In June of 1904, Minetta Lane was the roughest street of the dangerous area of New York City known as The Bend. It is to this street that twenty-year-old Bodee Rivers comes to find his Grandma Juba after his mother dies. Since he was two years old, Bodee's mother was estranged from Grandma Juba and [...]

By | 2018-01-28T20:44:41+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

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