Fiction

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 []

Beauty & Attention by Liz Rosenberg (Book Review #11)

  Summary “The riveting story of one brave young woman’s struggle to free herself from a web of deceit.   For misfit Libby Archer, social expectations for young women in Rochester, New York, in the mid-1950s don’t work. Her father has died, leaving her without parents, and her well-meaning friends are pressuring her to do what any sensible single girl must do: marry a passionate, persistent hometown suitor with a promising future. Yet Libby boldly defies conventional wisdom and plans to delay []

Angles – Part I by Erin Lockwood (Book Review #72)

  The story of Angles is a captivating tale about a girl named Caralee. She has a loyal group of friends and one best friend, Teddy who looks out for her all the times. He gets married at the beginning of the story to a lovely girl named Anne. Although the triangle at first looks like he has feelings for Cara and it is going to be a troublesome trio, the story takes on a new drama twist with the appearance of []

Escape the Pain to Survive by Katherine Nelson (Book Review #58)

  Firstly I would like to write a little about Katherine. Escape the Pain is her first novel, and she has a passion for raising money and awareness for at-risk youth and military veterans. The Author wishes you to know that all profits from book sales will be going to organizations and ministries devoted to at-risk youth and military veterans. Given that it is Christmas, I believe that it would be nice to give back to our troubled youth and help in []

Mad God Walking by Connor Drexler (Book Review #57)

This review was kindly requested by the Author, Connor Drexler. Damon is not human, however; he wishes to act like one. He has a past that haunts him, yet he wants to forget it and to move on. Damon has tried so hard to create a living as normal as possible but once wizards arrive and threaten this peaceful life; he then has to use his secret powers to fight back. As this secret comes out, his life like the wish to []

Lucky Go Happy by Paul van der Merwe (Book Review #56)

Since it is the season to be jolly, let us dig into reviewing a book that is all about being happy. Positive thinking, emotional reactions and in general, seeking joy is what this book is about. A rat named Lucky has been sent on a mission to the African Bush in order to find out what makes animals happy. Lucky has to report back to the King, which happens to be a Lion. This is not a self-help book, however; it does []