Fiction

Moristoun by Kevin McAllion (Book Review #111)

This review was kindly requested by the author, Kevin MaAllion. Moristoun is a story about redemption, love and the enjoyment of living. There are times in life when nothing seems to be going your way. The feeling of loneliness, having no goals or ambition and failing to recognize the reason for living overwhelms the individual causing them to consider giving up living entirely. This book takes you on a journey to an island called Moristoun where Scottish people who have given up []

Caught Inside: A Boys on the Brink Novel by Jamie Deacon (Book Review #94)

This review is written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 3 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day” Luke is ‘Caught Inside’ this confliction of sexual orientation. He is dating Zara and is on vacation with her. Zara has a cousin named Theo. The moment Luke meets Thoe, unfamiliar feelings begin to rise within his core being. Luke is falling for a guy and that scares him a lot. The feelings that he senses []

The Helper by M. N. Snow (Book Review #91)

I was given this book by the Author & UnderratedReads for a review. The Helper is a book written about three friends with three secrets. It takes you on a journey where friendship, relationships and the desire to help others means more than anything. They have the power to heal people, meaning they are a giver. John Sloan is a marine and loses this generous ability. Since that is all he knows to be from the age of four, the loss takes on several []

Fancy & Adriaan by Haidji (Book Review #92)

This love story is written in the format of poetry and fantasy. Fancy is a fairy and Adriaan is an elf. Fancy is the fruit of a thought of a being, living on a flower. She can feel but not think. Adriaan is an elf born in the forest living in a tree. He can think but not feel.   Fancy begins to fly away from her origin. Adriaan wishes to move away from the tree too but no matter how many []

Disremembered by S. A. Ellis (Book Review #43)

Faith Roden has recovered from a horrific incident. She was abducted and beaten to death. I’m not sure how you could survive such an ordeal, but she recovers. Luckily amnesia assists her to carry on with her life and moves on without the normal setbacks one gets enduring such an incident. As life progresses, she starts experiencing flashbacks. Questions begin to arise, and her curious mind wishes to understand the reasons behind them. Feelings begin to resurface, and Faith has no choice []

Through the Mirror – Tales & Stories by Joanna Paterson (Book Review #87)

Joanna Paterson enters us into this imaginary world of five stories; Through the Mirror, Shifting Shapes, Belle’s Diary in the Cedar Boughs, Fabled Antiquity and Landscapes & Legends. These five stories all take part in individual settings, written with a strong poetic form of literature. There are many exemplary wordings and references to nature in a fantasy world where the sky is the limit, and everything is “Higgledy- Piggledy.” Be warned that once you start reading this book, you will have to []