Category Archives: book news

April 08

Featured Author Spotlight: B. Roman

Our Feature Author Spotlight on B. Roman International Writers Inspiring Change: Tell us about yourself. “Like many writers my background is somewhat eclectic. I began performing as a jazz/pop vocalist while still a teenager and continue performing a concert or two each year.  Through the years I was always writing in one form or another – […]

April 08

Featured Book: The Chronicles of Tonath (Book 3) by Mari Collier

Tonath is a planet in danger of being torn apart. Only one can inherit the knowledge to one day save the Tonathian people, and her name is Marika. It’s been seventeen years since her father passed.  Coming of age, she inherits a cattle hold, a trust account, and many gifts. One special gift is a […]

March 15

Book review: Factfulness, by Hans Rosling

Factfulness, by Hans Rosling, is a remarkable book, possibly one of the most important books of modern times. Rosling presents 10 creditable approaches to looking at the world and the information we use to perceive it, so as to eliminate distortion, untruths, hyperbole, and fake news – in other words, how to see the truth […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

January 14

Book review: How Dare the Birds Sing

  How Dare the Birds Sing, by Marina Osipova, is a compelling story and historical fiction. Set in pre-WWII Russia, Lyuba, a young and impressionable Russian girl, falls in love with a German pilot. Bonds are created between them which seem inseparable until war strikes and Germany invades Russia under Hitler’s rule. The story that […]

January 04

Now is the greatest period in literary history

To anyone entering the literary arena today, the sheer magnitude of published authors, most of them independent, could be daunting. It’s been estimated that Amazon alone carries 3.4 million books (in whatever format), and that something like 12 new books are added to Amazon every hour, or one new book every five minutes. One could […]

December 11

Writers Inspiring Change book review of Where the Campaign Ends, by J.P. Dalton

WHERE THE CAMPAIGN ENDS by J.P. Dalton is a different story, one about a person’s struggle with issues doing the things they love and a company they built over many years. Caught up in the intricacies of a business that leaves little time to enjoy life leads to making some tough choices. Quite a journey and […]