Book Review, Fiction, Review

Book Review: ‘The Storyteller’s Secret’, by Sejal Badani

About the Author: A former attorney, Sejal Badani left the law to pursue writing full time. She is a USA Today, Washington Post & Amazon Charts bestselling author, Goodreads Fiction Award Finalist and ABC/DISNEY Writing Fellowship Finalist. About the Book: From the bestselling author of Trail of Broken Wings comes an epic story of the… Read More Book Review: ‘The Storyteller’s Secret’, by Sejal Badani

Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review

Book Review Round-Up: Five Books to Pass Winter With

Making the time to read is a must in our home, and putting up book reviews regularly, a pleasure.  Having the team at Penguin Random House sending me books to review has been a great source of warmth (albeit not the kind that translates into short sleeve weather, unfortunately.) In the last few months, I… Read More Book Review Round-Up: Five Books to Pass Winter With

Book Review, Fiction, Mystery, Review

Book Review: ‘The Murders at Astaire Castle’, by Lauren Carr

About the author Lauren Carr is the international best-selling author of the Mac Faraday, Lovers in Crime, and Thorny Rose Mysteries.  The twelfth installment in the Mac Faraday Mystery series, Candidate for Murder, was released in June 2016.  Lauren is a popular speaker who has made appearances at schools, youth groups, and on author panels… Read More Book Review: ‘The Murders at Astaire Castle’, by Lauren Carr

Book Review, Fiction, Mystery, Review, Thriller

Book Review: ‘House of Eire’, by June Gillam

About the author June Gillam teaches literature and writing at a Northern California Community College. She describes this series as psychological suspense novels in which Hillary Broome, reporter and ghostwriter, fends off complex villains of many kinds: a berserk butcher, a demented daughter and a haunted theme park developer.  Visit the author’s website or connect… Read More Book Review: ‘House of Eire’, by June Gillam

Book Review, Fiction, Review

Book Review: ‘Bossy Flossy’, by Paulette Bogan

About the Author Paulette Bogan admits she was bossy as a child. She is the author and illustrator of Virgil & Owen, which was chosen as one of Bank Street Best Children’s books of the Year 2016, Virgil & Owen Stick Together, which won a Mom’s Choice Award Gold Medal for Picture Books, and Lulu… Read More Book Review: ‘Bossy Flossy’, by Paulette Bogan

Book Review, Fiction, Mystery, Review

Book Review: ‘Candidate for Murder: A Mac Faraday Mystery’, by Lauren Carr

About the Author Lauren Carr is the international best-selling author of the Mac Faraday, Lovers in Crime, and Thorny Rose Mysteries. The twelfth installment in the Mac Faraday Mystery series, Candidate for Murder will be released June 2016. Lauren is a popular speaker who has made appearances at schools, youth groups, and on author panels… Read More Book Review: ‘Candidate for Murder: A Mac Faraday Mystery’, by Lauren Carr

Book Review, Fiction, Mystery, Review

Book Review: ‘The Wish Rider’, by Barbara Casey

About the Author Originally from Carrollton, Illinois, author/agent/publisher Barbara Casey attended the University of North Carolina, N.C. State University, and N.C. Wesleyan College where she received a BA degree, summa cum laude, with a double major in English and history. In 1978 she left her position as Director of Public Relations and Vice President of… Read More Book Review: ‘The Wish Rider’, by Barbara Casey

Book Review, Fiction, Review, Thriller

Book Review: ‘Loreena’s Gift’, by Colleen M. Story

About Coleen M. Story Colleen M. Story writes imaginative fiction and is also a freelance writer, instructor, and motivational speaker specializing in creativity, productivity, and personal wellness.  Her latest novel, “Loreena’s Gift,” was released with Dzanc Books April 12 2016.  Her fantasy novel, “Rise of the Sidenah,” is a North American Book Awards winner, and… Read More Book Review: ‘Loreena’s Gift’, by Colleen M. Story

Book Review, Fiction, Review, Young Adult

Book Review: ‘Sovereignty’, by Anjenique Hugues

About The Author With master’s degrees in education, special education, and counseling, Anjenique “Jen” Hughes is a high school English and math teacher who loves teaching and mentoring young people. She enjoys traveling and has worked with youth on five continents. Saying she is “young at heart” is an understatement; she is fluent in sarcasm,… Read More Book Review: ‘Sovereignty’, by Anjenique Hugues

Book Review, Fiction, Middle Grade, Review, Young Adult

Book Review: ‘Trish’s Team’, by Dawn Brotherton

About the author: Dawn (Parker) Brotherton began as a Missile Launch Officer in the US Air Force and continues to serve at the Pentagon in Washington DC.  Her 26+ years of service have given her a variety of experiences to pull from.  She has been stationed at many stateside bases as well as the Republic… Read More Book Review: ‘Trish’s Team’, by Dawn Brotherton