Category Archives: book review

May 24

New release: The Anatomy of Escape: An Unconventional Adventure, by Michael Blue

  Not only is this a tremendously entertaining book, rich in adventures, hilarious encounters, and thoughtful philosophy as experienced by a mobile hobo, this is a challenge to us to examine how we are living.’ ★★★★★   Have you ever asked yourself if our ideas about success are all they’re made out to be? Do […]

May 23

Review: Forever England by David Luddington

  Forever England, by David Luddington, is a humorous look at an Englishman who is relocating to Spain and starting a new chapter in his life. It’s a wonderful look, from the inside, at all the “norms” of a Spanish and small-town culture, which he must adapt to and endure, the quirky business relations, the […]

May 17

Review: Louisiana Catch, by Sweta Vikram

Louisiana Catch, by Sweta Vikram. 5 stars Everyone should read this wonderful story about a sheltered, intelligent, wealthy woman’s journey. She did not want her mistakes to define who she was and she wanted to help others overcome theirs. Her determination and hard work turned into an enlightenment to others from around the globe; setting […]

May 16

Review: Aim for Justice by Ken Dickson

Aim for Justice by Ken Dickson, is a brutal memoir about a man who is misdiagnosed with mental issues, wrongly medicated, and who suffers in ways that turns a decent and good life into a true nightmare. There are several messages one could get from this story, the details of which are sometimes difficult to […]

May 01

Review: Pax Magellanica: Reichworld by Michael Lingaard

Pax Magellanica: Reichworld by Michael Lingaard. 5 stars!   A tale about the possible future of the human race. Interesting possibilities, futuristic travel experiences and exploration of the universe. An awesome concept of colonization without selfish motive. Humans have evolved to a good place, but..! An enjoyable, well-written and entertaining read that gives one pause. […]

April 30

Review: The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn by Frank Kelso

The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn by Frank Kelso. Five stars! My favorite western author has always been Louis L’Amour – but I think, in reading The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn, that author Frank Kelso has just ranked up with him. In this narrative, Kelso manages to tell a simple tale about Nigel Blackthorn, a young […]

April 30

Review: HYPNOSIS: A Return to the Past, by Maria Inês Rebelo

HYPNOSIS: A Return to the Past, by Maria Inês Rebelo, is a four star read. Marcus Belling is a world-famous hypnotist who takes on a new client, a mysterious woman named Anne Pauline Roux. Anne possesses a rare power when hypnotized, one which will affect both their lives in ways they could never imagine. As […]

April 27

Review: The Roto-Rooter: Selected Short Stories by Michael Priv

The Roto-Rooter: Selected Short Stories by Michael Priv, is a collection of 16 very entertaining, well-written and imaginative short-stories covering several genres. This is a wonderful anthology, and no matter one’s taste or preferences, this collection is bound to spark something inside you and certainly bring a smile to your lips and at times, fire […]

April 26

Review: The End (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv

The End (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv, is a humorous account of a man on his deathbed and the advice he receives from a hospital cleaner named Ed. Normally a lugubrious and sad affair, death, is rendered herein with a more palatable, and albeit, more realistic version of death and rebirth. It […]

April 24

Review: Singing Kumbaya (The Short Stories Collection Series) by Michael Priv

Singing Kumbaya (The Short Stories Collection Series) by Michael Priv, is one of his many published short stories, and indeed, just a fun read. Singing Kumbaya is a story about two retirees who arrive at their destination only to find their luggage has been misrouted by the airlines to another city. One thing leads to […]