Fiction

Sayni and the Windowjet Brothers by Garth Laidlaw (Book Review #202)

This review was kindly requested by Garth Laidlaw  Sayni and the Windowjet Brothers is a children’s book written about a town named Candleton. Ironically it is lit by candles hence, the name. There is this little ten-year-old girl named, Sayni. She has a compass and has been told by the elders in her town that if she uses it correctly, the compass will guide her through her life. She normally walks around collecting things for her compass and some days, she fails []

Vikings by Michael J. Stewart (Book Review #207)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. Vikings is a book writing about the history, mythology, and the Rune Stones of these well know pirate raids. It begins with explaining where the word ‘Viking’ originates from and how it all started. These raiders and plunders sure did have a life of their own and I was happy to read and learn more about them. My knowledge about these people was, to be honest, limited. However, after reading this book, []

Black Gold by Augustine Sam (Book Review #193)

This review was kindly requested by Augustine Sam Black Gold is a thriller romance written about an interracial couple that are in love and marry after graduating, with first class degrees. Jessica is white and into Economics. Femi is black and into Chemistry. Femi ends up landing a really good job. They fly to see if the job is suitable and soon find out that Femi’s boss is potentially wrecking their marriage. Being chief of staff to a corrupt minister is not []

When Leaves Fall by C.A.King (Book Review #208)

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.” Have you ever read a book so good that you don’t even know where to start reviewing it? When Leaves Fall is a fictional short story that intrigues from the start and almost has your eye pop out with its big reveal towards the end. The story begins with the main character, Ralph, trapped and chained []

The Drowned Tower (Heartstone) By Nicholas Rinth (Book Review #197)

This review was kindly requested by the author, Nicholas Rinth. The drowned tower is the first fantasy novel in the Heartstone Series written about a girl named Sylvie. Sylvie possesses magical powers and works for the Zenith Council by doing their biddings. The Drowned Tower is at the Eastern Branch of the land, which is called, Ferus Terria. The Practitioners Institute of Magic picks one child as the “Chosen” and just like any other institute, it teaches kids to enhance their magical []