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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: Banged-Up Heart by Shirley Melis

***This book was reviewed for the Manhattan Book Review Banged Up Heart is a poignant memoir of life after the death of a cherished one. Of letting go, and learning to love again. And yet again. My heart went out to Ms Melis as I read. To lose not one, but two people so close… Read More Book Review: Banged-Up Heart by Shirley Melis

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Book Review: Life Bank by Magus Tor

***This book was reviewed for Reader’s Favourite   Life Bank, by Magus Tor, is a novella following the life of Daniel Chia, and chronicling the consequences he faces after making a deal with an otherworldly being. After a fruitless interview, merely one in a string of them, Daniel is approached by a man named Raphael… Read More Book Review: Life Bank by Magus Tor

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Book Review: The Goddess You by Jeanne Street

***This book was reviewed for Reader’s Favourite   The Goddess You, by Jeanne Street, is a culmination of her personal experiences learning to work with Spirit. She has distilled these lessons into twelve distinct principles. Throughout the course of the book Street gives practical exercises, journal prompts, and anecdotal stories.   Being a metaphysicist, as… Read More Book Review: The Goddess You by Jeanne Street

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Book Review: The Asylum of Dr Caligari by James Morrow

***This book was reviewed for the San Francisco and Seattle Book Reviews, and via Netgalley   The Asylum of Dr Caligari by James Morrow, spun from the 1920s silent film The Cabinet of Dr Caligari, is a commentary on duality- life and death, war and peace, science and art, reason and mysticism, sanity and insanity-… Read More Book Review: The Asylum of Dr Caligari by James Morrow

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Book Review: Bathing Strictly Prohibited by Michael Rhodes

***This book was reviewed for Troubadour Publishing Limited via Netgalley   Bathing Strictly Prohibited is a beautiful, haunting collection of poetry, whose language evokes times long past, breathing shape to the ephemeral. The poems are divided into two categories- places, and moments. Some of my favourites were Dawn in the Alps, On the site of… Read More Book Review: Bathing Strictly Prohibited by Michael Rhodes

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Book Blitz: Shades of the Gods by Erin Hayes

Shades of the Gods  by Erin Hayes (Elysium Legacies #1) Publication date: September 27th 2013 Genres: Adult, Fantasy, Mythology Synopsis Caught between life and death, all Callie wants is to live again. Homicide detective Callie Saunders knows that death isn’t all pearly gates and angels. After being hit by a bus, she finds that it’s the ancient gods… Read More Book Blitz: Shades of the Gods by Erin Hayes