Tag Archives: book review

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 […]

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 22

Review: The Stradivari Anomaly : (The Short Stories Collection Series) by Michael Priv

The Stradivari Anomaly : (The Short Stories Collection Series) by Michael Priv, is yet another in his many short stories. A military aircraft is shot down somewhere over Europe. Its only two survivors realize that the sound they keep hearing in the air is not just a ringing in their ears, it means that during […]

April 20

Book review: Dun an Doras: Gurduk (Book 2) by G. Tarr

Dun an Doras: Gurduk (Book 2) by G. Tarr. London becomes the focal point for a paranormal invasion in this intelligently written book. A brutal killer is taking the lives of women in some bizarre and sinister plan to create the perfect bride from the souls of history’s most powerful women; Jack the Ripper’s soul […]

April 19

Book review: Little Red Riding Hood: A Health-related Fairy Tale (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv

Little Red Riding Hood: A Health-related Fairy Tale (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv. This short story, besides being humorous and simply fun to the last word, is a parody, a complete flip on a classicial fairy tale, one which takes another road altogether and spotlights one of the great ills of our […]

April 17

Book review: The Roto-Rooter (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv

The Roto-Rooter (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv. This is a quippy, witty, satirical play on a man’s mid-life crisis. Brian is caught in the murk of his own failures, or certainly at least, his perceived failures. Swimming in self-guilt and self-loathing, he is surrounded by negative vibes at every turn. Bad goes […]

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 10

Book review: BORN WITH WINGS: The Immortal Life of Piu Piu (Dance Between Worlds Book 1) by Bianca Gubalke

BORN WITH WINGS: The Immortal Life of Piu Piu (Dance Between Worlds Book 1) by Bianca Gubalke is a fanciful fairy tale that takes place in dreams and other dimensions. It is a story about connections, love and a desire to belong. There are many surprises along the way as this spiritual and inspirational story […]

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 […]