Tag Archives: book

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 18

Book review: Portrait of a Conspiracy: Da Vinci’s Disciples – Book One, by Donna Russo Morin

Portrait of a Conspiracy: Da Vinci’s Disciples – Book One, by Donna Russo Morin is an excellent historical fiction that takes place in Florence, Italy, during the time of Leonardo Da Vinci. Leonardo¬†befriends a secret group of women who get together to learn to paint and use their artistic talents. Such behavior in women is […]

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

Book Review: What Haunts Me: Ghost Killer Book 1, by Margaret Millmore

What Haunts Me: Ghost Killer Book 1, by Margaret Millmore, differs from the usual book about the haunts of demons and ghosts victimizing people; this story is about a man who finds himself suddenly seeing apparitions, and moreover, discovering that he has the ability to make them disappear and save others from the hands of […]

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 07

Book Review: Winter’s Captive: The Georgia Series – Book 1, by June V. Bourgo

Winter’s Captive: The Georgia Series – Book 1, by June V. Bourgo, is the first in a series about a woman named Georgia, who is pregnant and who finds herself faced by a cheating husband. She decides to leave and stay with a friend in the Yukon. Bad goes to worse when she is kidnapped […]

December 19

Author Spotlight: Donna Russo Morin, author of Portrait of a Conspiracy, Da Vinci’s Disciples Trilogy (Book One)

IWIC: Tell us about yourself… Donna: I’m an internationally published, award-winning author of six (soon to be seven) multi-award-winning historical novels. My passion for the written word began when I was a child, took on a feminist edge as I grew through the sixties, and blossomed into a distinctive style of action-filled historical fiction at […]

December 14

Author Spotlight: H. Berkeley Rourke, author of Sons of the American Fatherland

IWIC: Tell us about yourself… Berkeley: My birth occurred in Douglas, Arizona. My early years my parents were in several places in Arizona and California, including San Francisco and Los Angeles. By age 6, I lived in Parker, Arizona where I spent the rest of my years of growing up. After serving in the U.S. […]

December 12

Book Review: The House of Crow, by John W. Wood

The House of Crow, by John W, Wood is an awesome 5-star read! The book is an historical fiction, filled with action, about a family of warriors, set in the 19th century when a band of Blackfoot Indians attack a group of Irish immigrants. The story is being told to a young man, the only […]

December 09

Book Review: Unleash Your Inner Super Powers: and destroy fear and self-doubt, by Jacqui Letran

Unleash Your Inner Super Powers: and destroy fear and self-doubt, by Jacqui Letran, is actually ground-level material about how anyone can improve their perspective, their state of mind and their potential for success. This is not lofty material, it is simple, fundamental and powerful stuff because it addresses the very pillars of what makes us […]