Category Archives: military

April 23

Review: Everything We Lose: A Civil War Novel of Hope, Courage and Redemption, by Annette Oppenlander.

Everything We Lose: A Civil War Novel of Hope, Courage and Redemption, by Annette Oppenlander. Annette does it again! I had the pleasure of reviewing her novel, Surviving the Fatherland last year, which went on to become a best seller, and now, this new novel is yet another masterpiece of storytelling. Everything We Lose is […]

April 10

Book review: A Joy Ride (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv

A Joy Ride (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv, brings space opera to life in full vivid color. This fast-paced tale takes the reader on a quick hop to the stars, as a space-jockey is sent on a “simple” courier mission to deliver a package, only to find himself facing the worst-case scenario […]

April 09

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

Forever (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv.  Priv has this ability to vault the reader, in just the first paragraph or two, from the comfort of their reading chair, to a planet on the other side of the galaxy, plunging one into the middle of a battle scene with explosions and concussions reverberating inside […]

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 […]

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 […]

February 08

Book review: Execution of Justice, by Patrick Dent

Execution of Justice, by Patrick Dent, is an action thriller set in the early 1970s during the oil-crisis, a story that takes the reader behind the scenes of political and power-intrigue, and the manipulation of the oil market. In this story of fast-paced blood and guts, we follow several parallel threads as the daughter of […]

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 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 […]

May 23

Feature Book News: “Surviving the Fatherland” by Annette Oppenlander wins a National Indie Excellence Award!

11th ANNUAL NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE® AWARDS ANNOUNCED Local Author receives national recognition from the 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards! Los Angeles: — The 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards recognized ‘Surviving the Fatherland: A True Coming-of-age Love Story Set in WWII Germany’ by Annette Oppenlander in the category of ‘Faction’ as a winner in […]