Fiction

The Selection Series by Kiera Cass – Eadlyn’s Tale (Book Review #7)

  “Eadlyn Helena Margarete Schreave de Koskinen is the main protagonist in the novels The Heir and The Crown and the prize of her own Selection. She is the daughter of King Maxon Schreave and Queen America Schreave, making her princess of Illéa. In The Crown, she becomes the first Queen of Illéa. She has a twin brother, named Ahren, who is seven minutes younger than her, and two other younger brothers, Kaden and Osten.”- by Kiera Cass Review The Selection series []

The Clerk by Matt Cowper (Book Review #62)

  The Clerk is a story about Thomas. It begins with his birthday and as he turns 40 things in his life could not be more pleasant. Thomas works in a grocery store and lives on the North Carolina Coast. He consumes good food and has almost no friends. Nothing really rattles his boat. Thomas has a friend with benefits, and she satisfies his other needs. He feels that there is nothing wrong with the way he lives. Thomas is content as []

The Remnants by W.P. Osborn (Book Review #64)

This review is written for Online book club “I rate this book 3 out of 4 stars.” This is a love story written based on a true tale going back to pre-World War, where Danny Pulbrook and Rose Quayle meet the most unlikely way and promise to stay faithful to each other until Danny comes back from the war. Danny has enlisted in the army, and Rose works for the upper English society where etiquette and social interactions restrict her from being []

Sleep then my Princess by O. N. Stefan (Book Review #61)

“I rate this book 3 out of 4 stars.” Stephanie has lost her husband and child in a car accident. She moved to Arizona leaving her job to start a new life. Things, unfortunately, do not pan out for this lady. She becomes suspicious of a few phone calls. She then becomes aware of having a stalker. The creepy kind that comes and takes your clothes or keeps making you aware of their existence but not tell you who they are. On []

String the Cranberries by Kim Troike (Book Review #66)

String the cranberries is a short story written about Brandon and Leia. It is a love story and written as a Christmas Novella. Brandon is a 25-year-old bachelor that happens to hear of an advertisement asking for help at a farm from, his friend Sam. Brandon asks Sam’s advice as he trusts him and takes a step towards applying for the position. Brandon travels to Wyoming. As he arrives, he meets Tracey, a hardworking man that keeps to himself. He takes Brandon []

Into the vines by Kim Troike (Book Review #67)

This story is a beautiful contemporary take on what love is and means. It also touches on self-discovery and soul-searching. Brie is this courageous, strong woman facing everything that is thrown at her. Daniela is a nurse finding her purpose and looks up to Brie. Olivier is a rescue pilot saving stranded people. From the beginning of the story, the reader is captured into this dramatic ordeal. I liked that very much. The heroine of the story is also not just the []

The Diary of an Immortal by David Castello (Book Review #70)

This review is written for Online book club “I rate this book 3 out of 4 stars.” Steven is a combat medic. He provides first-aid to the wounded in the battlefield until he can get them to a real doctor. This twenty-one-year-old man is facing World War Two with many drama and death related issues. He happens to come across an immortality formula that if consumed once a day, keeps him alive for many years to come. The more he consumes, the []

Vanished by Danielle Steel (Book Review #68)

This story begins with such a beautiful love encounter. Marielle and Charles fall in love and elope to get married. Marielle’s parents do not approve of Charles’s way of living. Although rich, he does not act like a responsible man or a family oriented kind of guy. Tragedy strikes for this two picturesque couple and causes them to separate. Marielle remarries and even though this time around it is more for comfort and support rather than love. It seems like they both []