Short Book

Vacation to Graceland by Phillip Cornell (Book Review #187)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 2 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Vacation to Graceland is a nonfiction travel story written about a family trip to Graceland. Philip is the author and the main character. The trip consists of a couple of stops to eat and some Granny issues before they reach the mansion. Once realizing how much it costs to get in Graceland, Mom and Granny decide []

American History by Andrew White (Book Review #182)

This short book review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. American History is a book written about the time between the Indians right up until the modern times. It focuses on the American people and the events that have shaped to be what America is today. The American Revolution, World War I & II, and the British colonies are all included in this book. I liked how directly comprehensive the book is about providing historical references and information about the American []

Serial Killers by Frank C. Chastain (Book Review #179)

  Serial Killers is a book written about notorious murderers. In reality, it is a collection of well known documented serial killers like, the Long Island killer, the Zodiac killer, Genene Jones, The Boston Strangler and Richard Ramirez. I found the collection of stories to be quite compelling. The book contains some really scary stories and what makes things even worse is that they are true! The only thing that I did not get was the point of it all. I missed []

Playing Hurt by Gerald Nardella (Book Review #145)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 3 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Playing Hurt is a fiction novel written about a story that begins in the year 1960. It surrounds the lives of the main characters, Brian and Deanie and it all begins at a game. Brian is the quarterback of the high school football team. The game they are playing is very important as it is his []

Coping With Death & Destruction by Arrison Kirby (Book Review #150)

This review was kindly requested by Arrison Kirby.  Coping with death and destruction is a collection of fictional stories written with the intent to make you smile, cry, and ponder as you read. This twelve-chapter book, blends in with the deaths that occurred in 2016 losing people like David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Prince, Carries Fisher and more. The stories are written to bring out the sense of endlessness and to provide comfort. Each story is a standalone short segment of what surpasses to []

The Curious Case of William Alexander Redwood by Mark Benjamin (Book Review #137)

This review was kindly requested by Mark Benjamin This is a short horror story revealing events in the life of William Alexander Redwood, and his efforts to find out what was in his Grandpa’s secret room. The tale begins as William wakes up under a rough hood and is tied to a chair. He doesn’t remember how he got there or why he is there. As he awakens, his body and mind begin to function again. He realizes that he is not []