book reviews

Nothing by Jenny Gkotsi (Book Review #236)

This review was kindly requested by Jenny Gkotsi. Nothing, is a poetic, philosophical self-help style of a book written with the intention to provide an insightful view on life and living. The entire book is in one chapter and the characters are titled as “A” & “Z.” The characters back and forth between each other with a sequence of questions and answers. The subject matter covers topics like the afterlife, existence, happiness, God, restoration, and much more. I found the literature to be []

Escape by Belle Ami (Book Review #244)

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.” Escape is a Romantic Thriller story about Layla and Cyrus who meet most unusually but end up falling for each other. Layla happens to be traveling with her boyfriend, Zamir. They are heading to Dubai when both get abducted and sent to Iran. Zamir is set free, and he abandons Layla, returning home. Layla then has []

Sentinel by L. D. Nash (Book Review #237)

This review was requested by L. D. Nash. Sentinel is a paranormal fantasy novel written about a top assassin named, Luna Ashwind. A secret society of demon hunters finds her injured and unconscious. They save her life and with that, she begins working for them. Luna cannot remember her past or the person who she was before she was awakened again. Her memories are taken away from her. Luna is unaware of her destiny and what she is meant to accomplish. She []

Chapter 2: Lesson 1: First Civilizations – 3500 BC -300 CE

Mesopotamia – Sumeria Sumeria was the first civilization that was developed in Mesopotamia. The Sumerians practiced a faith called Polytheistic, which meant that they believed if they obeyed the Gods then they would have a good harvest or less flood. A supreme ruler governed them. This method of ruling is called Theocracy. A deity or God had the right to rule. Language and writing were conducted by making wedge-shaped impressions. This type of communication was created by Sumerians and it is called []

Trideas Children by Kevin Peake (Book Review #209)

This review was kindly requested by Kevin Peake. Tridea’s Children is the first fantasy book written in the Tridea’s Secret Saga trilogy. It is about two elves, Rush and Spark. A Fairy Feather that is the size of a toothpick is also with them. As they are on their casual way simply on a scouting mission to monitor the affected humans, one thing happens after another. They realize that the Alkon they saved, is the daughter of the king. The plans they []