Fiction

History of Philosophy by Michael J. Stewart (Book Review #206)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. History of Philosophy is a mind-boggling book discussing Roman, Eastern, and Western philosophy. It also includes Theories and philosophers, which have had great influence in shaping what we have today. I liked this book because it was very easy to understand. Philosophy is not a subject that everyone finds enjoyable or easy to read, however, this book has been written with a nice flow and connectivity between the subject matters. The literary []

History of Empires by Robert Dean (Book Review #205)

Lean Stone Book Club kindly requested these short book reviews. History of Empires is a short book written about the history of the Roman, American, and British Empires. It also covers Sparta and Babylon and their history. Since it is a short book, it is obvious that the content is not going to cover everything or at least won’t be able to cover things in detail, however, what it does do is provide a general and correct overview of each of the []

One Last Lie by Rob Kaufman (Book Review #243)

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.” One Last Lie is a psychological thriller about Jonathan and Philip. The story’s timeline is set when Jonathan is old, alone and is thinking about the past. It then takes you back into the past where his relationship with Philip started and how happy they were. One thing is missing in their life and that is []

Martha The Blue Sheep by Gabrielle Yetter (Book Review #200)

This review was kindly requested by Gabrielle Yetter. Martha the blue sheep is a children’s book about how Martha’s coat is accidentally dyed blue and no matter how much she tries, the blue just does not come off. The rest of the sheep mock her for being different and so she is stigmatized for what has happened to her. As Martha feels isolated and discriminated for the way she looks, her blue color becomes a way for her to save a life. []

Cursed Blood (Wolf Rage #1) by Ashley Marie (Book Review #217)

This review was kindly requested by Ashley Marie. Cursed Blood is a story about three characters, Avery, Dean and, Kayden. The book begins with Avery. She is a 15-year-old girl witnessing her father being murdered. The harsh realities of things kick in causing her to be admitted to a psychiatric institution. Things get worse when she is taken care of by the uncle. Strange things happen to her causing Avery to question things and to think out of the box. Kayden, on []

The Refuge by Heidi Martin (Book Review #218)

  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.” The refuge is a story about Anna Waters. She is married to Fredrick. Anna is a lawyer and spends long hours working away avoiding her husband. A horrible incident in the past has caused friction between the couple. Fredrick does not know how to handle things and Anna refuses to talk about it. Fredrick files []