Category Archives: literature

January 21

Book review: The Secret Journals of Adolf Hitler: The Anointed (Volume 1) by A.G. Mogan

Book review: The Secret Journals of Adolf Hitler: The Anointed (Volume 1) by A.G. Mogan, is a brilliant presentation about one of the most hated figures in history. Anyone, and we hope that schools still teach about Hitler’s reign, knows of the madman and monster who engaged the world in its worst-ever World War, exterminating […]

January 21

Book review: The Halloween Parade (Monstacademy Book 1) by Matt Beighton

  The Halloween Parade (Monstacademy Book 1) by Matt Beighton, is a delightful story for youngsters (and oldsters) about a young girl’s plight, Trixie Grimble, who is sent to a boarding school against her will. Not exactly a normal school either –  Monroe’s School for the Different (Monstacademey). The school is full of Vampires, Werewolves, Ghosts, […]

January 19

Author Spotlight: Victoria Ichizli-Bartels, author of Cheerleading for Writers

International Writers Inspiring Change (IWIC): Tell us about yourself … Victoria: My name is Victoria Ichizli-Bartels, and I am the founder of Optimist Writer, a writing, publishing and consulting business. I started my business in October 2015, and until then I specialized at various times of my life in business development, information technology, semiconductor physics, […]

January 17

Book review: The Cruel Romance: A Novel of Love and War, by Marina Osipova

The Cruel Romance: A Novel of Love and War, by Marina Osipova, is an excellently written story that draws the reader through every page of this bitter love story, set in World War II and post-war Russia.  It is the dramatic and realistic rendering of one young girl’s journey, through German occupation, to post-war trauma […]

January 15

Author Spotlight: Marina Osipova, author of The Cruel Romance

International Writers Inspiring Change (IWIC): Tell us about yourself … Marina: I was born in Germany and grew up in Russia where I graduated from The Moscow State Institute of History and Archives. I also have a diploma as a German language translator from the Moscow State Institute of Foreign Languages. I extensively traveled to […]

January 05

Book Review: Changes – Buckland Gap 2, by Charles Wiltshire

Changes – Buckland Gap 2, by Charles Wiltshire, is the sequel to the book Buckland Gap.  Steven Harding, a former resident of Portsmouth, England, returns home after finishing a lengthy prison term. During his internment he has become a reformed man, with new values in life and the realization that he is also gay. Steven […]

December 31

Author Spotlight: CS Wiltshire, author of Changes – Buckland Gap 2

  IWIC: Tell us about yourself … CS: My name is CS Wiltshire and I hail from Hampshire in England. My work experience is based around the IT industry but in my heart I have always wanted to be full time author. I love creating stories and building fictional worlds. My other loves in life […]

December 23

Book Review: The Fifth Battalion by Michael Priv

The Fifth Battalion, by Michael Priv, is a unique science fiction thriller, a novel that combines the thrills of science fiction space opera, along with the existential – an insight into the spiritual roots of humanity. Norman, the main character in the novel, discovers that he was once part of a battalion which ended up […]

December 23

Author Spotlight: Michael Priv, author of The Fifth Battalion

IWIC: Tell us about yourself … Michael: I was born in the Soviet Ukraine, and through dangers and adventures, I arrived to the USA in 1979 and went on to graduate the University of Pittsburgh to become a Construction Engineer. Currently I am a Property Field Adjustor for a major insurance carrier. I live in […]

December 23

Book Review: Think Smart Not Hard: 52 Key Principles To Success And Happiness by Roy Huff

Think Smart Not Hard: 52 Key Principles To Success And Happiness by Roy Huff is a good book for anyone, any age, any placement in life, moreover, anyone who simply wants to learn more. The 52 principles in the book are compartmentalized, neatly presented, with sufficient anecdotal material to give them relevance. Not everyone will […]