They Called Him Marvin by Roger Stark  

They Called Him Marvin by Roger Stark is a merger between American and Japanese events during WWII, and the very human reality of one American pilot and his love letters to his wife.  The candor in their loving correspondence, and the stark reality of war, clash against each other within the pages of this book.  Like the major and minor notes being pulled from an orchestra by a master conductor, history is brought to life and the full impact of war is felt. Continue reading They Called Him Marvin by Roger Stark  

The Other Hamlet Brother by Luke Swanson

The Other Hamlet Brother by Luke Swanson  Meet Tim Hamlet, the identical twin brother of the famously melancholy Danish prince. Tim has abandoned royal life and is trying (and failing) to make it as a playwright in London. But then, tragedy rears its ugly head—King Hamlet dies, Claudius takes the throne, and young Hamlet dons an “antic disposition.” Tim charts a course for home despite his … Continue reading The Other Hamlet Brother by Luke Swanson

A Special Day: The Day Eid Met Christmas by Mahmoud Elzein

A Special Day: The Day Eid Met Christmas by Mahmoud Elzein (Author), Rania Hasan (Illustrator)  Do you believe in magic, the magic of kindness? One special year, Christmas and Eid fell on the same day. And on that special day, two girls, Eva and Aya, discovered a magical friendship through the spirit of giving. Their generous acts of kindness inspire children to think of others regardless … Continue reading A Special Day: The Day Eid Met Christmas by Mahmoud Elzein

The Pretender by Katie Ward – 5 Stars

  The Pretender by Katie Ward  Synopsis: Award Winning Read: 2019 B.R.A.G Medallion Honoree Life for Princess Isabella is far from a dream, trapped by tradition, protocol and the stifling burden of inheriting the crown, she longs to escape her shackles. After fleeing her abusive home, Sophia and Isabella meet at the palace gates. Realizing how alike they look, they plan to switch places for … Continue reading The Pretender by Katie Ward – 5 Stars

The Winds of Happiness by Teresa Fiedler-Buss

The Winds of Happiness: Irie’s Adventures by Teresa Fiedler-Buss – Illustrated by Bailey Traxler Synopsis: Welcome to this crazy world called life! Have you ever wanted to go on an adventure? Do you like taking selfies? How attached are you to your electronics or tablet? Do you like robots and drones more? Would you rather dance and have fun with bubbles? Or would you rather … Continue reading The Winds of Happiness by Teresa Fiedler-Buss

High Flying by Kaylin McFarren

  High Flying by Kaylin McFarren Synopsis: Skylar Haines has struggled with personal demons most of her life, going to dark extremes to subdue anxieties rooted in her tragic past. On a perpetual hunt for the next adrenaline hit, she discovers a passion for flying and becomes a hard-edged stunt pilot, verging on obsession. In the sky, following her most daring airshow, she encounters a … Continue reading High Flying by Kaylin McFarren

Small Hearts by Bryan W. Dull

Small Hearts by Bryan W. Dull Synopsis: Emily Sinclair is a teacher in seclusion, reeling from the loss of several of her third-grade students by the hands of a shooter that opened fire on several classrooms within Marie-Glen Elementary. While dealing with the anxiety of leaving her home and facing the people of the town, Emily is terrified by what is waiting for her outside … Continue reading Small Hearts by Bryan W. Dull

The Southern Belles by Katie Simpkins

The Southern Belles (The Brighton Belles Series Book 1) by Katie Simpkins Synopsis: Not Just Any Old Riches to Rags Story. Heiresses, Evelyn, Georgia and Olivia Belle, nicknamed The Southern Belles by the tabloid press, have everything they’ve ever wanted. Then, suddenly, on Evelyn’s 30th birthday, their father dies in a tragic road traffic accident, leaving a massive hole in his business’ finances. With the … Continue reading The Southern Belles by Katie Simpkins

Fate Cuts Both Ways – Barbara L.B. Storey

Fate Cuts Both Ways: An Improbable Love Gives and Takes Away by Barbara L.B. Storey Synopsis: A set designer and a movie star are stranded together in the wilderness after filming. Upon realizing that no one is coming for them – her car won’t start and he told everyone not to bother him – they decide to rough it out together. In an unlikely twist … Continue reading Fate Cuts Both Ways – Barbara L.B. Storey

Ghosters by Diana Corbitt – Book Review

Ghosters by Diana Corbitt Synopsis: One day, Theresa’s mom dies. The next, money problems force her family out of their home. Life has definitely taken a downward turn for the twelve-year-old. But then she meets Kerry, and their friendship quickly grows. Although obsessed with the paranormal, Kerry has never seen a real ghost. But when she hears how the powdered sugar Theresa had been combing … Continue reading Ghosters by Diana Corbitt – Book Review