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Book Review: Become the Force by Daniel M Jones

Become the Force by Daniel M Jones is a guidepost to the spiritual movement of Jediism. In a world where it is becoming increasingly difficult to find spiritual succour, many are beginning to turn to new ways of finding what they need to nourish their souls. For some, like Jones, this is Jediism, a spirituality… Read More Book Review: Become the Force by Daniel M Jones

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Book Review: His Royal Whiskers by Sam Gayton

*****Intended for older children. His Royal Whiskers is a darkly whimsical fairy-tale worthy of the Brothers Grimm themselves. When an alchemy experiment goes wrong, turning the heir to the Petrossian Empire into a fluffy kitten, the bloodthirsty Czar is enraged. How can his son conquer anything as a cute fluffy kitten. And so, the accidental… Read More Book Review: His Royal Whiskers by Sam Gayton

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Book Review: The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor

In the midst of war, two young girls find mystery and magic that will come to shake the world. The Cottingley Secret, as the name hints, is a tale about the two young girls of Cottingley who photographer fairies on summer in the middle of the Great War. This story is actually two in one.… Read More Book Review: The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor

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Book Review: Flame in the Dark by Faith Hunter

Flame in the Dark returns to the darkly magical realm of Soulwood, pitting Nell Ingram and the PsyLED team against an unknown paranormal with deadly intentions. A vicious killer out for blood, and a young woman still feeling out her place and purpose in life, cross paths in Faith Hunter’s fast-paced urban fantasy Flame in… Read More Book Review: Flame in the Dark by Faith Hunter

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Book Review: Manga Classics: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas & Crystal Chan

Rating: 📚📚📚📚📚 The Count of Monte Cristo is a brilliant, dark tale of retribution, and the price of vengeance on all parties involved. This story has all the intense drama and tragedy I am familiar with from other of Dumas’ works. Edmond Dantes, falsely imprisoned on the very day of his engagement, is abandoned in… Read More Book Review: Manga Classics: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas & Crystal Chan

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Book Review: The Boy in the Suitcase by NV Baker

***This book was reviewed for Manhattan Book Review The Boy in the Suitcase is a fast-paced crime thriller with a ticking clock. The first in N V Baker’s Concealing Seas Series, this book introduces us to Magdalena, a middle-aged woman trying to find her place in life, and move past a rough breakup. A cruise… Read More Book Review: The Boy in the Suitcase by NV Baker

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Book Review: Wind and Oyster Jack by Marcia G Moore

***This book was reviewed for Schiffer Publishing via Netgalley   Wind and Oyster Jack is a delightful story about a man named Oyster Jack, who goes out every day in his boat named Dinah, traveling to the oyster bars, to trowel them up and sell them. Helping him get out to sea is his good… Read More Book Review: Wind and Oyster Jack by Marcia G Moore

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Book Review: Road of the Lost by Aidan Russell

****This book was reviewed for the Manhattan Book Review First in the Judges Cycle, Russell’s Road of the Lost is a fast-paced fantasy with an RPG feel. War is brewing, as dark elves and ogres invade the forests of Meridep, preparing to raise an ancient being. Dragons have appeared in a land bereft of them… Read More Book Review: Road of the Lost by Aidan Russell

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Book Review: Age of Swords by Michael J Sullivan

**The book was reviewed for the San Francisco and Seattle Book Reviews Age of Swords is second in Michael J Sullivan’s Legends of the First Empire series. War continues to loom between Fhrey and Rhune. A vicious attack leaves those of Dahl Rhen without a home, and more determined than ever to shake free of… Read More Book Review: Age of Swords by Michael J Sullivan

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Book Review: Manga Classics/ The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling & Crystal S Chan

***This book was reviewed for Udon Entertainment The Manga Classics version of Kipling’s The Jungle Book brought to life beloved childhood stories, and introduced me to a few I was unfamiliar with. There are seven ‘books’, three of which centre around Mowgli, the wolf boy, and his rivalry with Shere Khan the tiger. The remaining… Read More Book Review: Manga Classics/ The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling & Crystal S Chan