Author Archives: writersinspiringchange

March 14

Book review: Nothing is as it seems, by Victoria Ichizli-Bartels

Nothing is as it seems, by Victoria Ichizli-Bartels is an appropriately named short drama about Elizabeth, a young lady who returns to her childhood home in London in the hopes of gaining some closure with her past, only to discover what she never thought was possible. A simple, yet surprising read about a life that took […]

March 03

Humorous History is the kind of book that once you start, you just want to finish. And you can do it in one-sitting. Mogan takes interesting and well-known characters from the pages of history and through witty and satirical anecdotes, she relates facts we never knew about them – some of them quite fascinating, like the […]

February 27

Book review: The Book of Kaye (I Am), by Kaye A. Peters

The Book of Kaye (I Am) is a biographical rendering of the author’s life, but more so, about the wisdom and the philosophy that catalyzed in the process, and her own reconciliation with the Universe. There are some nice gems in this book, and her wit will elicit some chuckles along the way. No doubt, […]

February 22

Book review: Camp Scoundrel: Doing what it takes to survive paradise, by David Luddington

Camp Scoundrel: Doing what it takes to survive paradise, by David Luddington Camp Scoundrel is a wonderfully humorous read, full of wit and poignant satire. In this very entertaining story, we follow a handful of people, accused of crimes of different types, who are sent to a remote location in Spain where they must survive by […]

February 21

Book review: The Book of Kaye (I Am), by Kaye A. Peters

The Book of Kaye (I Am) by Kaye A. Peters A very detailed biographical story of her journey through life. In her later years she has gained insight into who she is and what makes her happy. I agree with a lot of what she says, I have had similar experiences and also lost a son. Looking […]

February 18

Featured book: Lara’s Story, by Diane Merrill Wigginton

Shattered by heartbreak… “When a heart breaks, it does not break evenly, cleaving in half exactly down the middle.” Surrounded by her large, boisterous family in 1840s Ireland, Lara Flannigan has never known anything but love and belonging—until the day tragedy strikes, leaving her abandoned and forced into indentured servitude. Remade in a new world. […]

February 17

Book review: Murder in the Pachysandra, by Linda A. Lavid

Murder in the Pachysandra, by Linda A. Lavid, introduces us to Hattie Moon, an elderly woman who lives alone with her cat and has private conversations with her dead husband, and yet, who remains otherwise lucid of mind. So much the case, that one day, when she finds her paperboy’s body in her backyard, and police jump […]

February 02

Book review: The Road to Amistad: Sometimes It Takes Losing Everything to Find Yourself, by Ken Dickson

The Road to Amistad: Sometimes It Takes Losing Everything to Find Yourself, by Ken Dickson, reads like an autobiography, and in many ways, it is based on the author’s life. Spiced with some fiction, the story begins with his life in a psychiatric hospital, where Ken’s sudden revelation and new state of awareness has a profound […]

January 25

Book review: Sugar Reports and Homemade Dill Pickles , by Robert B Riefstahl

Sugar Reports and Homemade Dill Pickles , by Robert B Riefstahl, is a compelling story. The title of this book could mislead one into thinking that it is something different than what it really is, but in truth, it is a fascinating read about two people and their connection through the war years. Much of the […]

January 19

Featured book: Sugar Reports and Homemade Dill Pickles by Robert B. Riefstahl

Sugar Reports and Homemade Dill Pickles by Robert B. Riefstahl, is a sweet and bitter true love story set during the time period of WWII. This is an amazing tale of Bob and Dee, written mainly in their own words through love letters, pictures and a hidden journal composed while in German Prisoner of War camps. […]