Tag Archives: book

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. […]

February 17

Book review: Murder in the Pachysandra, by Linda A. Lavid

Murder in the Pachysandra, by Linda A. Lavid, introduces us to Hattie Moon, an elderly woman who lives alone with her cat and has private conversations with her dead husband, and yet, who remains otherwise lucid of mind. So much the case, that one day, when she finds her paperboy’s body in her backyard, and police jump […]

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, […]

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, […]

November 22

Writers Inspiring Change interviews J.P. Dalton, author of Where the Campaign Ends

Here at Writers Inspiring Change we spotlight authors from around the globe, and today, we are interviewing J.P. Dalton, the author of Where the Campaign Ends.   Tell us about yourself, J.P. I’m a married father of three adult children and have lived in the Phoenix area for the past 41 years. While I still sometimes wish my […]

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 03

Featured book: Lara’s Story by Diane Merrill Wigginton

  Jeweled Dagger Publishing is excited to present its latest book from Diane Merrill Wigginton, “Lara’s Story,” available January 28th, 2019. Lara’s Story is a gripping young adult novel that explores the strength of the human spirit and the power of forgiveness to heal a broken heart. Surrounded by her large, boisterous family in 1840s Ireland, […]

November 02

Book review: The Spyglass and The Cherry Tree by Matt Beighton

The Spyglass and the Cherry Tree by Matt Beighton is an enchanting fantasy adventure had by a young girl on summer break. It is filled with exciting travel into another world, a place where she grew to be braver than she ever imagined. Along the way she made lots of new friends, including Goblins and […]

October 09

Book review: True Grandeur, by Cal. R. Barnes

True Grandeur, by Cal. R. Barnes, is a sort of film noir style romance and melodrama, reminiscent in its style and detail, of The Great Gatsby – depicting  the travesty of the rich, the wanna-be-famous, and the starlets who hold onto the coattails of men and use their glamor, their sex appeal, and their thirst […]