Fiction

Eve Brenner Zombie by Alessia Giacomi (Book Review (#252)

This review was kindly requested by Alessia Giacomi. Eve Brenner Zombie is the first young adult book, in its series. The story revolves around Eve and her two friends, Cam and Alex. All three of them travel to Egypt for some adventure. Eve mysteriously gets touched by something in a sealed tomb. She begins to see things psychically change about her and as much as she can hide it at first, the symptoms start to take over. Her mission then becomes to []

A Burning in the Darkness by A P Mcgrath (Book Review #269)

A burning in the Darkness is a crime thriller, a love story about Father Michael Kieh.  His job is to listen to people’s confessions as a full-time faith representative. One day, as he is conducting his work he listens to the confessions of a murderer. When a murder happens at the airport, he recognizes one of the victims and that is when he finds himself in a twisted tale of wrongful conviction. There is a young witness that can prove Kieh’s innocence []

The Experiment of Professor Polgas by Sarah Brownlee (Book Review #260)

The Experiment is a young adult- young teen, fantasy style of a book written about Blaise, Ash, and Dinah. As the three are enjoying their summer holiday they come across this mystery woman who invites them to take a quiz on the internet. Little do they know that someone is watching them. The test is for them to find their inner spirit animal. The kids are exciting, funny and very interesting. What they thought was innocent fun becomes more than what they []

Chasing Diana – Perception Vs. Reality: Inspired by Our True Story by Jack & Robin Firestone 

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 3 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Chasing Diana is a fiction thriller written about the night Princess Diana passed away in the famous car crash. Jack and Robin are witnesses to the incident, and what conspired afterward. However, they decide to talk about it differently. They create a fictional story and then ask you to read between the lines. What then transpires []

A Burning in the Darkness by A P Mcgrath (Book Review #258)

A burning in the Darkness is a crime thriller, love story about Father Michael Kieh.  His job is to listen to people’s confessions as a full-time faith representative. One day, as he is conducting his work he listens to the confessions of a murderer. When a murder happens at the airport, he recognizes one of the victims and that is when he finds himself in a twisted tale of wrongful conviction. There is a young witness that can prove Kieh’s innocence and []

“Stalking the Shadows” by BJ Edwards (Book Review #246)

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of “Stalking the Shadows” by BJ Edwards] Stalking the Shadows is a complex historical fantasy story set around 12,000 years ago in megalithic Britain. The climate is harsh and fear lives amongst the Neandethals, one of the last surviving clans. As the story begins, it is clear that there is a rivalry between the homo Neanderthals and the Homo Sapiens. Hamek, is the chief of the Homo Sapiens. Hamek’s son, Dimek, is injured on a hunt []

The ’69: A Second Chance for a Father and Son by Joseph McCloskey (Book Review #247)

This review was kindly requested by Joseph McCloskey. The ’69 is a fictional novel written about Jack. He and his late father were just beginning to get along and to bond before he passes away. Jack is left with some unresolved psychological matters when his own son grows and wishes to have a relationship with him. Jack then has to overcome the issues that are affecting his relationship with his son. I found the story to be written in a very nice []

War of Rain by H.W. Vivian (Book Review #223)

This review was kindly requested by H.W. Vivian War of Rain is a young adult fantasy novel written about a girl named Miri. Earth has moved closer to the sun causing geographical problems. The sky is no longer blue and the ground is dusty. Earth’s recourses have been reduced and barely anything can be grown to eat. Rain is a hot commodity. Miri and the people of her village pray to the God, Kalono in order to receive rain and then exchange []

The Goddess by H.W. Vivian (Book Review #225)

This review was kindly requested by H.W. Vivian The Goddess is a young adult novel written about Clara and her two brothers. She accidentally causes trouble which then leads to a war. The book is similar, in some aspects to War of Rain but this time the Stratos is allied with purists, which are like hippies, and the ice clan. Clara and her brothers have a secret and no one should find out. At the same time, a woman comes out of a []