Fiction

Recreance by H. G. Chambers (Book Review #198)

This review was kindly requested by H. G. Chambers. Recreance is the first fantasy novel of its series, written about a 17-year-old boy named Oren. His parents are killed by the Ministry Breakers. He flees his home and says goodbye to his best friend, Clementine. Oren’s life is never the same again. Oren befriends a mentor named, Khalil, and learns the truth about the Ministry. He is seeking revenge but above all, his destiny is now in his own hands. As he []

Author Interview – Polio and Me by Ken Dalton

The year is 1943. A five-year-old boy wakes up. He cannot stand or hold an apple in his hand. The boy is rushed to his family doctor, diagnosed with polio, and taken from his mother’s arms to the contagion ward at the county hospital. Thus begins his eleven-year journey of surgeries, rehabilitation, and therapy so that one day, he can walk, unaided, across a stage and receive his high school diploma. While the boy struggles through his childhood, and in spite decades []

The Billionaire’s Virgin (Always) by Lara Love (Book Review #199)

This review was kindly requested by Lara Love The Billionaire’s Virgin is a romance novel written about Charlotte and Pierce. The story alternates between the two narrators. Charlotte is a head designer for a fashion label. Pierce is a millionaire playboy hunk. They met when they were teenagers and hook up. Charlotte loses her virginity to him. Eleven years later, their paths cross again but this time around, things are different. Charlotte is not one to forgive as Pierce abandoned her after []

The Disenchanted Wizard by Mike Crowl (Book Review #168)

This review was requested by Mike Crowl. The third children’s book in the Grimhilderness series is The Disenchanted Wizard. I, unfortunately, have not read the first two books and my review is purely based on the third book alone. I did, however, notice that the author has mentioned that the third book is a stand alone and will then be put together with the first two books after the fourth is written. My recommendation, having read the third book would be to not []

The Case of the Twitter Troll by Tim Price (Book Review #169)

This review was kindly requested by Tim Price. The case of the twitter troll is a fiction thriller written about Kyle and Ally. They are both tired of the old fashioned police rules and problems, so they open up their own agency tracking down cyberspace crimes and related social media felonies. As they both receive their first mission from a celebrity they realize that they have their hands full. The celebrity in question is having a problem with an online bully that []

History of the 20th century by Wayne M. Nestor (Book Review #191)

History of the 20th century is a short book written about the events that shaped the world, politically, developmentally, and structurally. The book provides a small description of famous Politicians and important men that were around the 20th century such as Churchill, John Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, and Manhatma Gandhi. It also mentions significant people that were influential at the time such as Charlie Chaplin, Louis Armstrong, Coco Chanel and more. The 20th century furthermore had its scientific and technological []