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Book Review: Ocean’s Fire by Stacey Tucker

***This book was reviewed for the San Francisco Book Review and via Netgalley ****Trigger/ age warning for explicit sexual situations Ocean’s Fire, by Stacey Tucker, is the first in the Equal Night Trilogy. Young Skylar has recently lost her mum, Cassie, to the relentless ravages of cancer. In the maelstrom aftermath of such loss, Skylar… Read More Book Review: Ocean’s Fire by Stacey Tucker

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Book Review: Writing as a Path to Awakening by Albert Flynn deSilver

***This book was reviewed for San Francisco Book Review and Sounds True Publishing Via Netgalley DeSilver’s Writing as a Path to Awakening elicits a beautiful dialogue with the soul. Writing can help you find who you truly are. Combined with techniques of mindfulness and meditation, it can be a powerful catalyst. This book will teach… Read More Book Review: Writing as a Path to Awakening by Albert Flynn deSilver

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Book Review: Goblins of Bellwater by Molly Ringle

***This book was reviewed for Central Ave Publishing via Netgalley The Goblins of Bellwater is a bewitching tale of curses, enchantment, and the power of the unseen. In the woods around Bellwater, Washington, a tribe of mischievous goblins dwell. So long as their human liaison, Kit, brings them a tithing of gold each month, they… Read More Book Review: Goblins of Bellwater by Molly Ringle

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Book Review: Gate of Air by Resa Nelson

***This book was reviewed via XPresso Book Tours Gate of Air follows the Northlander seer Frayka, who has been tasked by the Northland gods to make a peace with the dragon gods of the Far East. Frayka has Far East blood, and sees portents, a fact that makes other Northlanders wary of her. Now she… Read More Book Review: Gate of Air by Resa Nelson

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Book Review: Black Bird of the Gallows by Megan Kassel

***This book was reviewed via Chapter by Chapter Book Tours and via Netgalley Black Bird of the Gallows, by Megan Kassel, is a haunting modern-day fable. Millennia ago, magic existed, a force to be reckoned with. It was purged from the land, though, and man’s memory of what was faded. Humans have such short memories.… Read More Book Review: Black Bird of the Gallows by Megan Kassel

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Book Review- Orb Stones and Geoglyphs: A Writer’s Journey by Daniel A Smith

***This book was reviewed for Reader’s Favourite Smith’s short memoir Orb Stones and Geoglyphs: A Writer’s Journey is an exploration of one man’s drive to create, and the inspirations he found to do so. Smith admits a favouring of mathematics and hard science over writing, finding the latter confusing in its more chaotic nature. Writing… Read More Book Review- Orb Stones and Geoglyphs: A Writer’s Journey by Daniel A Smith

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Book Review: Women Within by Anne Leigh Parrish

***This book was reviewed for the San Francisco Book Review Constance Maynard is 92, and living in the Lindell assisted living home. When we meet her, she is druggy with prolonged Ambien use, and being cared for by the 50-something Eunice, and the 20-something Sam. Most of the story follows the independent-minded Constance as she… Read More Book Review: Women Within by Anne Leigh Parrish

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Book Review: The Chess Queen Enigma by Colleen Gleason

***This book was reviewed for the San Francisco Book Review   “You killed him! You killed my brother!” I loved the opening line of Gleason’s latest Stoker and Holmes novel. Even if this were my first foray into the series, I would be hooked from those first lines alone. Whose brother? Why were they killed? The… Read More Book Review: The Chess Queen Enigma by Colleen Gleason

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Book Review: The List by Patricia Forde

***This book was reviewed for Sourcebooks- Jabberwocky via Netgalley *Words are… tears of the sun, given shape.    Words are… Awen manifest; fruit of the soul.        Words are… arbitrary symbols of communication. Patricia Forde’s The List is a clarion call for the future, echoing the lessons of Fahrenheit 451 and Equilibrium. Set in a post-apocalyptic future… Read More Book Review: The List by Patricia Forde

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Book Review: Stillwell by Michael Phillip Cash

***This book was reviewed for Reader’s Favourite Paul’s wife Allison has succumbed to cancer after a long hard fight. He is grieving still, but time waits for no one. During the final days of her illness, their three children stayed with aunt and grandparents. Now they’ve returned home, forcing Paul to engage in life again.… Read More Book Review: Stillwell by Michael Phillip Cash