Category Archives: books

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 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, […]

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 31

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

How Dare the Birds Sing is an historical fiction set in Russia, Byelorussia, and East Prussia during WWII. The story centers around four young adults, but particularly around Lyuba, her doomed love for a German pilot, and how his presumed betrayal and disappearance unleash a sequence of unfortunate events, which distort her life forever. Ellie Midwood, […]

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 30

Writers Inspiring Change Feature Book: Grid Wars, by K.C. Martin

It is the year 2061 and Grid World is now a thriving world with over two hundred thousand people. Paul Wilson was the first visitor to this digital paradise and he has now lived there for thirty years. With the help of those that had followed him Paul has now created a beautiful paradise world […]

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 […]