book reviews

Don’t Mess with Coleman Stoops by Justin Lantier Novelli (Book Review #268)

Don’t Mess with Coleman Stoops is a middle-grade novel written about a twelve-year-old boy named Coleman. His life isn’t easy at school. He is the butt joke of everyone and his feelings towards a particular girl does not make his situation any better. Since the first time, he asked her out and received a flat out ‘No,’ he has been under severe bullying. His character, personality, and behavior all contribute to the setting until a boy named Trey comes along. With a []

Encounter (Talon 5) by Gigi Sedlmayer (Book Review #213)

Encounter is the fifth and final book in the Talon series. Talon, Tima, and Tamo are in danger as the poachers, Zed and Pete want to capture these birds and kill them. Matica is distraught and seeks the help of the Indian village leader. Things have changed from the first book. Matica used to be an outcast and now that she can fly with Talon, the Indians find her interesting and have accepted her. Pete and Zed dominate the story with their []

Success is your birthright by R. Stanton Tucker (Book Review #267)

Success is your birthright is a spiritual self-help book that makes you question and re-evaluate your take on life. By using Joseph, a biblical reference, the author takes the reader on a journey explaining how success is measured and that it is not about financial gains or personal achievements, but it is about your relationship with God. Every person on this planet has either endured hardship or is dealing with day to day troubles. This book takes all this into account and []