Category Archives: book review

April 06

Book review: The Writer’s Block (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv

The Writer’s Block (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv, is a fun-filled satire on the not uncommon roadblock that writers encounter – the devil itself, “writer’s block”. Priv, in this brief story, brilliantly pokes at the problematic issue of how to end a romance novel without entering in trite, overused and banal endings […]

April 05

Book review: A Sense of Perspective (A Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv

A Sense of Perspective (A Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv, is a short story, action-packed from the very first line. Two pilots, two world’s apart, both engaged in life and death scenarios, and yet somehow connected by some filamentous bond on another plane or dimension. A fast and intriguing read. Book review by […]

April 04

Book review: MAGIC: (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv

MAGIC: (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv, is a short story about an old man who tells his grandchildren a bedtime tale about a special amulet, a statuesque, with powers of good fortune to its owner. It’s a quick snippet, a fun story with a twisted turn at the end; and like a […]

April 03

Book review: The Chalk Line Killer (The Detective Cole Sullivan Series 2) by Russell Warnberg

The Chalk Line Killer (The Detective Cole Sullivan Series 2) by Russell Warnberg, is a crime thriller in the classical style. A spree of bizarre killings with a chalk line drawn around the victims by the killer, leads Cole Sullivan and his team into a dark world of sociopathic monsters, where the caustic and poisonous […]

April 02

Book review: Between the Sun and the Shade: A Collection of Short Stories: To a God Unknown, by Rico Kumana De Silva

Between the Sun and the Shade: A Collection of Short Stories: To a God Unknown, by Rico Kumana De Silva, presents the reader with some very insightful stories. The author delves into the deeper, darker, often times very personal side of the characters in these stories, evoking both empathy and curiosity as to where these […]

March 29

Book review: Mother Nature: The Short Story Collection Series by Michael Priv

Mother Nature: The Short Story Collection Series by Michael Priv, is a lovely story about how Mother Nature, in her simplistic and yet pervasive way, can change even the most bitter of disbelievers. A short but happy rendering that will leave you with a good feeling. Book review by Writers Inspiring Change  

March 28

Book review: The Broken Pawn: The Short Stories Collection Series, by Michael Priv

The Broken Pawn: The Short Stories Collection Series, by Michael Priv, is an excellent short story about a suicidal mission designed to penetrate a secret fortress, one that has never been successfully breached by millions who tried before, and to recover a sacred scroll. It’s weaved with bitter-sweet dialogue, roughly hewed and yet, flippant and […]

March 27

Book review: Stranded: The Short Story Collection Series, by Michael Priv

Stranded: The Short Story Collection Series, by Michael Priv, is a short story with a wild twist. What appears to be a military engagement between two forces turns out to be something else entirely, and the “something” is not what one might think. A well-written, action-packed tale with a surprise ending. Just read it! Book […]

March 26

Book review: Requiem: The Short Stories Collection Series, by Michael Priv

Requiem: The Short Stories Collection Series, by Michael Priv. A short story about a fallen comrade, a memorable anecdote that takes the reader behind the scenes in Russia, where a small group of men are preparing for war and the antics they engage in to blow off some steam. Good fun with an interesting twist […]

March 25

Book review: Beyond Reach: The Short Story Collection Series, by Michael Priv

Beyond Reach: The Short Story Collection Series, by Michael Priv, is a short story about Captain and his squad who have been ambushed while escorting a UN delegation in a war zone.  From the first paragraph it captures you and holds you until the very end. A touch of romance and a whole lot of […]