Fiction

The Band 4 – The Air We Breathe by Author Marguerite Nardone Gruen (Book Review 35)

  This review is written for Online Book Club. “I rate this book 3 out of 4 stars.” Marguerite & Chase come from two different backgrounds. Marguerite is grieving the loss of her parents, and Chase is a member of The Band 4. They meet through a not so unusual way, and that is when slowly but surely this romantic novel begins. This book is rebelliously not for the cynical or the realistic minds. It is a fluffy version of what you []

Latecomers to Love By Dee Cleary and Bruce Miller (Book Review #41)

  It appears that you have to kiss a lot of ugly frogs to finally find your prince. In the case of Dee Cleary and Bruce Miller, Latecomers to Love is a collection of memories they have written about their first impression of an online meetup and first dates, giving us an insightful look at how hard it really is to find the everlasting love. From dates that are sabotaged by friends only to keep the girl for them to men that []

The Girl From Rostov by Shitij Sharma (Book Review #40)

Majid is like the Indian Godfather. He is a ruthless businessman, and his brother and wife pay with their life for his actions leaving him to raise their child, Maya. Although Majid tries to keep Maya away from his affairs, the poor child witnesses some gruesome happenings that inevitably place her life in trouble. The girl from Rostov is a book that is written in two parts. Part one is about Majid and Mazhar. Part two is about Maya and Samar. Towards []

The House of the Soul: A Novel by Annie Dawson (Book Review #39)

  Ella Casey is a loving mother, wife, and ambitious women. Once she meets her old friend Teri, she begins to doubt whether the path she took becoming domestic was what she was destined to do. This story is written for every woman that settles in life yet has a bigger heart in doing greater things. I liked how the story of Ella’s past was substantial enough to give room for understanding why she had the thoughts and feelings that were overcoming []

Judas and Jezabel: The Tales of a New York Nanny by C.Y.Brown (Book Review 37)

  This review is written for Online Book Club. “I rate this book 3 out of 4 stars.” This is a domestic story about a not so happy, wealthy family. Sharon and Connor do not get along, and divorce is the only way. However, it comes with a price on both ends without hesitating to understand the psychological complications they cause towards their child and the poor nanny taking care of the kid.   Carol is not our everyday Mary Poppins but is []

Angel by Sebastian Michael (Book Review #33)

This review is written for Online Book Club. “I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.” Beauty is defined by the beholder. However, in this book Damion is so beautiful that this definition does not apply to him. He is an angel in everyone’s eye. Everyone finds him so attractive and wonderful that they are willing to do anything for him. Such power can be used for doing good or bad. Damion does have a history, and a fire incident changes everything []