Fiction

Milton the Christmas Moose by Steve & Jean Goodwin (Book Review #284)

Milton the Christmas Moose is a children’s book written about a Moose that is having some trouble fitting in. He is a little different having one smaller antler and a shorter leg. Milton loves Christmas and is counting down the days. Instead of being upset about not having Moose friends, he makes friends with different kind of animals. He gifts them and anyone around him, spreading love and joy. Milton’s parents are very kind and teach him to give and to be []

June Short Book Reviews (Part One)

These short book reviews were kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. Fasting by Jonathan Clear This is a book written about the benefits of practicing Fasting. As we all may know, fasting has been best known for its religious connections, however; this book discusses matter beyond that. It also emphasizes as a way to losing weight, to cleanse and to heal as well. In the beginning, I was very intrigued to see what the book was going to offer and it []

May Short Book Reviews

These short book reviews were kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. American History by William Willis The blurb pretty much covers everything that the book entails. It definitely is a road map to discovering America and where everything originates. What I found interesting in the book was that it wasn’t just a history book. The format, writing style, and the layout of the book are designed to make you feel as if you are part of the history, even if you []

Harkworth Hall by L.S. Johnson (Book Review #273)

Harkworth Hall is a late Georgian historical adventure novel that has hints of goth, romance, and thrill embedded into it. The story focuses on the lead heroine, Caroline whom is very smart, adventurous, and is likeable. Her situation in life is The author and underrated.com kindly requested this review, and it is very easy to see how lost and stuck she feels having to marry. There is, however, a twist to this tale and that is what makes the novel very interesting. []

The Brotherhood By Shannon Condon Ward – Author Interview

When did you know you wanted to be a writer? I knew I wanted to be a writer by the time I was in elementary school. When I reached college, I had the opportunity to explore different types of writing. It was then I decided I wanted to write fiction novels.   What is your most interesting or craziest writing quirk? I start every book on the first page and write straight through to the end. I never skip around with chapters. []