Fiction

Playing Hurt by Gerald Nardella (Book Review #145)

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.” Playing Hurt is a fiction novel written about a story that begins in the year 1960. It surrounds the lives of the main characters, Brian and Deanie and it all begins at a game. Brian is the quarterback of the high school football team. The game they are playing is very important as it is his []

Tin Cans by Lise Freeman (Book Review #142)

This review was kindly requested by Lise Freeman. Tin Cans, is a fictional story about a determined woman named Lana. This comedic book focuses on her ability to juggle her barely afloat business, family, friends and everything in between. Her business is situated in Florida, and although it is not just about the money, Lana’s beautiful personality cannot find the heart to let go of the team she works with as she deems them, family. Everything gets thrown at our wise and []

Cancelled by Michael Pinsky (Book Review #146)

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.” This is a political thriller story written about a President that is willing to do anything to remain in power. His time is up, but he wishes to stay, and so he decides to create conflict in the country by planting situations where the country begins to fall apart, and the only way to save it []

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 Curious Case of William Alexander Redwood by Mark Benjamin (Book Review #137)

This review was kindly requested by Mark Benjamin This is a short horror story revealing events in the life of William Alexander Redwood, and his efforts to find out what was in his Grandpa’s secret room. The tale begins as William wakes up under a rough hood and is tied to a chair. He doesn’t remember how he got there or why he is there. As he awakens, his body and mind begin to function again. He realizes that he is not []

No Greater Love by Eris Field (Book Review #138)

[Following is an official review of “No Greater Love” by Eris Field.] There is no greater love when two people meet under the most unusual circumstances. As fate works against them, their desire to be together is compromised yet their hearts remain bonded forever. This is a romance novel written about a Turkish immigrant named Janan and a Dutch psychiatrist named Pieter. Pieter has traveled all the way from Amsterdam to Western New York to find out if he has cancer. Once []