Book Review: Beneath Pale Water by Thalia Henry

Author: Thalia Henry Release Date: 26th October 2017 Genre: Realistic Fiction, Travel Series:  Edition: E-book Pages: 248 Publisher: Cloud Ink Press Ltd Blurb: Set amidst the physical and psychological landscapes of New Zealand's southern hills and grasslands, Beneath Pale Water is a social realist and expressionistic novel that follows a triangle of three damaged individuals - a…

Book Review: Ghost Tribes: The Ghost of Africa by Venancio Cadle Gomani Jr.

Author: Venancio Cadle Gomani Jr. Release Date: 1st January 2019 Genre: African Fiction Series: Ghost Tribes (Book #1) Edition: Ebook Pages: 199 Publisher: Venancio Gomani Books Blurb: In a semi-fictional verisimilitude of the continent of Africa, all the tribes are ruled by kings, smaller breakaway tribes are ruled by chiefs, and all are governed by the council of paramount—a legion…

Book Review: A Recipe For Love by Lucy Madison

Author: Lucy Madison Release Date: 5th October 2018 Genre: Romance, LGBT, Contemporary Series: Edition: e-book Pages: 181 Publisher: Labrador Publishing, LLC Blurb: Piermont, New York. Danika Russo is 55, newly retired from a 30-year career as a mail carrier, and stuck in a rut. After putting her own needs on hold to care for her terminally ill partner…

Book Review: Eden’s Apple by Pamela Blake

Author: Pamela Blake Release Date: 18th February 2016 Series: - Genre: Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction Edition: E-book Pages: 286 Publisher:  Xlibris Rating: ★★★★ Blurb: Prewar Bradford, England, 1937. A sinful act is perpetrated by a father against his daughter that will alter the lives of three future generations. Rose's troubled past haunts her forever. Lucy seduces a man of the cloth and has…

Book Review: Hidden In Plain Sight by Sharon D. Moore

Author: Sharon D. Moore Release Date: September 13, 2016 Series: Under The Shadow Of Almighty Genre: Church fiction Edition: e-book (Kindle) Pages: - Publisher: NewSeason Books Rating: ★★★★ Blurb: Two Pastors. Two Penalties. One Shot at Redemption. When Philly-born playboy, Jason White, discovers a devastating family secret about the identity of his biological father, he launches on an angry quest to find and confront…

Novella Review: Call Me Bean by James Mossor

Author: J.D. Mossor Release Date: September 15, 2016 Series: – Genre: Middle-Grade Fiction Edition: e-book (doc) Pages: 36 Publisher: Imposter Publishing Rating: ★★★★★ Blurb: Sabrina aka "Bean" may seem like an average teen, but she has an over average sense of doing what's right and sticking up for herself and those around her. She always speaks her mind and stands up for…

Book Review: Sleeping Giants (Themis Files #1)

Author:  Sylvain Neuvel Release Date: April 26th, 2016 Series: Themis Files Genre: Science-Fiction Fantasy > Robots | Speculative Fiction | Thriller Edition: Ebook (mobi) Pages: 320 Publisher: Del Ray Source: NetGalley Buy it here: Amazon Rating: ★★★★★ Blurb:  World War Z meets The Martian. This inventive first novel will please devoted fans of sci-fi as well as literary readers hoping a smart thriller will…

Book Review: From A Distant Star

When Lucas Walker inexplicably recovers from a terminal illness, everyone is astonished --except for his girlfriend Emma, who never gave up hope. However, as friends and family celebrate the miracle, Emma becomes alarmed: Lucas has changed. He speaks haltingly, can't recall past events, and even his own dog doesn't recognize him. Emma begins to suspect something is terribly wrong.

Book Review: No Rest For The Wicked (Vampires Of London #1)

Author: Wolfe Cotto Release Date: February 28, 2015 Series: Vampires Of London Genre: Paranormal Fiction Edition: Paperback Pages: 288 Publisher: Black Crow Publishing Limited  Source: Publicity Assistant, Sam Buy it here: Amazon Blurb Edward DeVere, 600 and some year old vampire, resident of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, has been taking it easy. London…

Book Review: Nirvana (Nirvana #1)

Author: J.R. Stewart Release Date: November 10, 2015 Series: Nirvana Genre: Young Adult|Sci-Fi|Dystopian|Fantasy|Mystery|Romance Edition: E-Book (mobi) Pages: 186 Publisher: Blue Moon Publishing Source: NetGalley Buy it here: Amazon Blurb When the real world is emptied of all that you love, how can you keep yourself from dependence on the virtual? Animal activist and punk rock star…

Book Review: The Child Garden

Eden was its name. "An alternative school for happy children." But it closed in disgrace after a student's suicide. Now it's a care home, its grounds neglected and overgrown. Gloria Harkness is its only neighbor, staying close to her son who lives there in the home, lighting up her life and breaking her heart each day.

Book Review: Paris Syndrome

On the morning of her fifth birthday, Miki Suzuki’s aged grandfather gave her an unusual gift – the fragment of a story. The tale told of a magical realm where all the women were beautiful, dressed in the finest gowns, and where the men had the looks of movie stars. The trees were covered in ivory-white blossom all year round, and everyone was joyful and proud. This place, young Miki learned, was a city in far off Europe – a city called Paris.

Book Review: The Woman In The Movie Star Dress

Author: Praveen Asthana  Release Date: December 20, 2014 Series: None Genre: Fiction | Mystery | Suspense | Thriller | Supernatural Edition: Paperback Pages: 313 Publisher: Double Wood Press Source: Author (Thanks a lot Praveen!) ISBN NO.: 9780692367445 Buy it here: Amazon Blurb A young woman comes to Hollywood to escape her past. She finds work…

Book Review: Barking Benjamin

Author: Gareth Barsby Release Date: February 13, 2014 Series: None Genre: Fiction | Short Stories Edition: Mobi Pages: - Publisher: - Buy it here: Amazon Blurb  Remember the stories from your childhood? Remember the fairy tales, the cartoons, and the talking animals? What if they were real? And what if there was more to their…

Book Review: The DUFF

Author: Kody Keplinger  Release Date: January 1st, 2010 Series: None Genre: Young Adult | Contemporary | Chick Lit. | Fiction Edition: Kindle Pages: 370 Publisher: Machete Children's Books Source: NetGalley Blurb Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal, and she doesn't think she's the prettiest of her friends by a long shot. She's also way…

Book Review: Kamadeva- The God Of Desire

Author: Anuja Chandramouli Release Date: August, 2014 Genre: Mythology | Fantasy | Fiction Edition: Paperback Pages: 326 Publisher: Rupa Publications Source: Author Buy it here: Amazon and Flipkart Blurb Kamadeva, the charming wielder of the sugarcane bow and the flower-tipped arrows, born out of the wellspring of Brahmas latent passion, has for long remained an…

Book Review: Casablanca Blues

Author: Tahir Shah Release Date: October 18, 2013 Genre: Fiction | Romance Edition: Kindle (mobi) Pages: 4015 Publisher: Secretum Mundi Publishing Source: Publisher Buy it here: Amazon Blurb Blaine Williams lives and breathes Casablanca. He’s trapped in a make-believe world of Bogart and Bergman, smoke-filled cafés, fugitives and hit-men. And he’s having a mid-life crisis.…

Book Review: Deamhan (Deamhan Chronicles #1)

Author: Isaiyan Morrison Release Date: Aug 12 2013 Series: Deamhan Chronicles Genre: Adult | Paranormal Edition: Kindle Pages: 4195 Publisher: Rainstorm Press Source: Author Buy it here: Amazon Blurb Deamhan have survived by remaining hidden in the shadows. Ramanga, Lamia, Metusba, and Lugat have been overshadowed by what humans know as the modern vampire. But…

Book Review: Renatus

Author: Ryan Link Release Date: May 1st, 2014 Series: Stand-alone Genre: Dystopian | Novella Edition: Kindle (mobi) Pages: 99 Publisher: Self-published Source: Author Buy Here: Amazon Blurb The United States is no more. Over the course of the early 22nd century, it has dissolved into a set of hostile splinter nations; some have prospered, some…

Graphic Novel Review: Copperhead: A New Sheriff In Town (Vol. #1)

Author: Jay Faerber Illustrator: Scott Godlewski and Ron Riley Release Date: 11th March, 2015 Series: Copperhead Genre: Science-Fiction | Western | Mystery | Suspense | Action | Comics Edition: ascm file Pages: 128 Publisher: Image Comics Source: NetGalley Blurb Welcome to Copperhead, a grimy mining town on the edge of a backwater planet. Single mom…

Book Review: The Journey (Northwest Passage #2)

Seattle, 2010. When her entrepreneur husband dies in an accident, Michelle Preston Richardson, 48, finds herself childless and directionless. She yearns for the simpler days of her youth, before she followed her high school sweetheart down a road that led to limitless riches but...

Book Review: See Her Run

Author: A. K. Leigh Release Date: 26th February, 2015 Series: Stand Alone Genre: Romance | Mystery | Fiction | Adult | adult Edition: Kindle Pages: 314 Publisher: Momentum (Pan Macmillan) Source: NetGalley Blurb You can run from everything except your past. Diana King has moved to Smithfield, North Carolina to start fresh. With a new…

Book Review: The Missing Book

Author: Mathew Bishop Release: November 11, 2014 Series: Oddworld (Volume 1) Genre: Fantasy | Magic Edition: Kindle Pages: 2898 Publisher: CreateSpace Source: Author Buy it here: Amazon Blurb The Oddworld. Flying throughout space on the back of a chessboard, held aloft by four mystical piles of books. Home to wizards, demons and magic. Each one…

Book Review: Firstborn

Author: Ryan Attard Release Date: December 13th, 2013 Series: The Legacy Series Genre: Fantasy Edition: Mobi Pages: 272 Publisher: Aec Sellar Publishing Source: Author Buy it here: Amazon & Other's Blurb  There's a war raging between the forces of Heaven and Hell; and, as if he didn't have enough to deal with from his own issues,…

Book Review: Blondes, Books & Bourbon (ARC)

Author: R. M. Ridley Release Date: March 13, 2015 Series: None Genre: Urban Fantasy | Crime > PI | Anthology | Magic/Elementals | Paranormal Edition: mobi Pages: 21709 (kindle pages) Publisher: Xchyler Publication Source: Author (Thanks a lot Mr. Ridley!) Blurb In this collection of short stories, Jonathan Alvey continues to battle the unraveling world of…

Book Review: The Lupane Legacy (Joshua Denham and Devon Kerr #1)

Author: Darby G. Holladay Release Date: September 1, 2014 Series: A Joshua Denham and Devon Kerr Genre: Thriller | Mystery | Fiction | Political Edition: mobi Pages: 3441 (kindle) Publisher: Manor Minor Press  Source: NetGalley Blurb In 1983 Patrick Khumalo, out gathering firewood for his mother, sees his entire village in rural Zimbabwe massacred. A family…

Book Review: Almost Adept

Author: Olga Godim Release Date: January 5, 2014 Series: None Genre: High Fantasy | Romance | Young Adult | Magic/Elementals Edition: mobi Pages: 4339 (kindle pages) Publisher: BURST Interest: Requested by author Source: Author (Thanks a lot Olga!) Buy it here: Amazon Blurb To prove her Adept potential, seventeen-year-old mage Eriale embarks on her first magical…

Book Review: The Bone Treaty (Seal Of Solomon #1)

Author: T.C. McKee Release Date: August 1, 2014 Series: Seal Of Solomon Genre: Fantasy | Paranormal > Angels/Gargoyles | Young Adult | Urban Fantasy Edition: mobi Pages: 3853 (kindle pages) Publisher: BookFish Books Interest: Requested by Publisher Source: Author (Thanks a lot Erin and Tammy!) Buy it here: Amazon Blurb A power as old as King…

Book Review: Skive

Author: Paul Adam levy Release Date: April 19, 2014 Series: None Genre: Dark-Comedy | Fiction Edition: mobi Pages: 114 Publisher: Self-Published Interest: Requested by author Source: Author (Thanks a lot Paul!) Buy it here: Amazon   Blurb Skive is a black comedy that introduces a dysfunctional man who, disillusioned with his boring, hum drum life working in a supermarket, is…

Book Review: Tomorrow Wendell

Author: R. M. Ridley Release Date: June 28, 2014 Series: None Genre: Science-Fiction | Paranormal Thriller | Crime Edition: e-book (epub) Pages: 232 Publisher: Xchyler Publishing Interest: Requested by author Source: Author (Thanks, Mr. Ridley!) To but Tomorrow Wendell click here. Blurb When predictions tell Wendell Courtney he’s going to die, he turns to the one man he hopes can…