Historical

American History by Andrew White (Book Review #182)

This short book review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. American History is a book written about the time between the Indians right up until the modern times. It focuses on the American people and the events that have shaped to be what America is today. The American Revolution, World War I & II, and the British colonies are all included in this book. I liked how directly comprehensive the book is about providing historical references and information about the American []

The Road to Alexander by Jennifer Macaire (Book Review #165)

This review was kindly requested by Jennifer Macaire.  The Road to Alexander is a historical fiction book written about a woman named Ashley. She receives an award and is chosen to travel back in time to interview her favorite historical figure, Alexander the Great. As she arrives in what is assumed to be the past, 333-330 BC, she is mistaken for the goddess of death and is kidnapped. Unable to return Ashley then faces a culture shock. The ancient ways are quite []

Coping With Death & Destruction by Arrison Kirby (Book Review #150)

This review was kindly requested by Arrison Kirby.  Coping with death and destruction is a collection of fictional stories written with the intent to make you smile, cry, and ponder as you read. This twelve-chapter book, blends in with the deaths that occurred in 2016 losing people like David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Prince, Carries Fisher and more. The stories are written to bring out the sense of endlessness and to provide comfort. Each story is a standalone short segment of what surpasses to []

The Fire In The Rock by Charles Norman (Book Review #129)

This review was kindly requested by the author & UnderratedReads. The fire in the rock is written about the time of Moses (Kisil) before he became the prophet. It is set at the time of the plagues on Egypt, the Ten Commandments and when Moses was a wanderer and an ordinary man. Tzipporah is the wife of Moses, and the story begins before she was married to him. She is faithful and a ferocious lady. The love they had for each other []

Hannah’s Moon by John A. Heldt (Book Review #109)

Hannah’s Moon is the fifth book of the American Journey. I happen to review two of his other books, titled: The Mine & September Sky, where you can read by clicking on the links. This book is about a couple that has been struggling to conceive a child. They are desperate to adopt but find it almost impossible and emotionally drained over the long, hefty process of getting through the system. Clair and Ron place all hopes into the hands of Clair’s Uncle []

Noah’s Wife by T.K. Thorne (Book Review #115)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Noah’s wife is a fictional tale about Na’amah. The story begins twenty-one years before the flood when Na’amah was just a kid. The setting of the tale is around 5521 B.C. and so many historical references match the same biblical stories we know from that time. Of course, this has to be made clear that the []

Pearl, MD: The Way West by Marie Bartlett (Book Review #73)

The way of the West begins right where we were left off. Pearl is a physician in the nineteenth-century society. This was when women were not welcome to have a profession. African Americans are also treated poorly. Healing them as a patient is unacceptable and hiring them as an assistant is profound upon and bad for business. People that find her ways different burn her medical center to the ground, and she has no choice but to stay at a hotel until []

June Short Book Reviews (Part One)

These short book reviews were kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. Fasting by Jonathan Clear This is a book written about the benefits of practicing Fasting. As we all may know, fasting has been best known for its religious connections, however; this book discusses matter beyond that. It also emphasizes as a way to losing weight, to cleanse and to heal as well. In the beginning, I was very intrigued to see what the book was going to offer and it []