A Pattern for Pepper by Julie Kraulis (Book Review#85)

Pepper is a beautiful girl looking for the right pattern fabric for a dress she wishes to wear for an important event. It is her grandmother’s birthday, and she is invited for cake and tea. Pepper’s mother takes her to the tailor in hopes of Pepper finding her favorite pattern. The book gets really interesting as the tailor introduces Pepper to a different kind of fabric, color, and design. Each design and fabric have a story, background, origin and explanation. They aren’t []

Seven Visual Steps to Yes by Janet Miller Wiseman (Book Review #17)

Seven visual steps to yes is a reinforced and redesigned format of a user-friendlier book in an attempt to resolve conflict in relationships. Even if a couple is struggling to decide where to place their Christmas tree this year, Janet Wiseman is here to save the day!   Before starting to use the seven steps you first have to define the conflict to resolve it. Once that is clarified, then there is a formula of which this book goes into detail on, []

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 []

Capering on Glass Bridges by Jessica Hernandez (Book Review #44)

People are afraid to venture into “The Kingdom of Mar” since it is cursed, but the Utdrendans dared to ask a sixteen-year-old girl called Kaia Stone to go in. The people feel that she is their only hope as they believe she possesses some kind of special powers. Kaia agrees and follows through finding her way into Mar in the attempt to deliver a message to the Marian King that provides a way for the curse to be lifted. The story contains []


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“I want to thank Jeyran Main for writing a great review of my book. It is honest and is right about some things. I probably should have stated where recovery means, “to get back into life” also at the beginning and at the end. It would have made better sense as they read the whole book. Despite this, the review was thoughtful and reinforces hope and the stigma associated with mental illness.”

Linda N. Baron-Katz – Author of “Surviving Mental Illness: My Story”

“I greatly appreciate Jeyran’s review of Lance: A Spirit Unbroken. Lance’s story is the epitome of bittersweet and Jeyran picked up on that fact. As she says,” This book is for memoir fans and anyone who is up for an emotional yet funny read. It’s very gratifying when a book reviewer recognizes and acknowledges what you as a writer were trying to achieve.”

Walter Stoffel – Author of “Lance: A Spirit Unbroken’