Category Archives: book review

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 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 11

Book review: How Dare the Birds Sing, by Marina Osipova

  How Dare the Birds Sing by Marina Osipova A very moving story about growing up in Russia between the two world wars. Young love, friendship and doing what was necessary to survive in terrible times. It brings to life the realities of war, the strength of character it took to be brave and resist, […]

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 […]

December 08

Writers Inspiring Change book review: Grid Wars, by KC Martin

Grid Wars, by KC Martin is a cyber fantasy. A sequel to The Grid Warrior, Grid Wars follows Paul, an IT specialist who has created an entire cyber world where humans can be transplated to, a world without violence, crime or hate, the virtual paradise. Unfortunately, as we all know too well, there are those with other agendas, […]

November 20

Writers Inspiring Change book review: Dead, But Not Gone – Are You Part of the Soul-Bridge to Guide Them Home? by Toby Evans

Dead, But Not Gone – Are You Part of the Soul-Bridge to Guide Them Home? by Toby Evans, is a remarkable accumulation of true-to-life stories, techniques and principles surrounding a subject which previously would have been relegated as purely paranormal, but which today is being experienced by too many people across the globe to be so […]

November 20

Writers Inspiring Change book review: Talon, On the Wing by Gigi Sedlmayer

Talon, On the Wing by Gigi Sedlmayer An enjoyable read for all ages. A very creative story, second in the series. A moving tale about a family living in a foreign country and their daughter who is very small for her age. None of the children or neighbors accepted her because she is different. With […]

November 15

Book review: Cappuccino Daydreams: Buckland Gap 3, by Charles Wiltshire

  Cappuccino Daydreams: Buckland Gap 3, by Charles Wiltshire is a fictional drama, the 3rd book in this series about  Steven Harding, who grew up in Portsmouth England under the umbrella of a class of poor, indigent and criminal family members and friends, ended up in prison and when he got out, returned to his […]

November 05

Book review: Primordial Threat by M.A. Rothman

Primordial Threat, by M.A. Rothman, is a pure science fiction thriller, right up there with Asimov. This is a thinker, a story that demands one follow the dots of brilliant science, forced into reality by the collective realization that our world is about to be decimated by an impending asteroid shower and an approaching black […]