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American Civil War by William D. Willis (Book Review #249)

This book review was requested by Lean Stone Book Club. American Civil War is a non-fiction history book about America and how the deadliest wars effected its country. It covers subjects like how Lincoln ended slavery and how the Confederate were defeated. This book does not, by all means, cover an extent and in-depth version of the incidents. However, what it does cover is enough for someone who really has no idea about the topic. The author expresses the wish to analyze the []

A Sense of Place by A P McGrath

A Sense of Place Most of the world’s biggest airports have a quiet prayer room offering sanctuary before a journey. A traveler might be embarking on a new life or is simply going on a family holiday. A Burning in the Darkness begins in the prayer room of an airport where there is a tiny confessional box. In its anonymous darkness, a voice confesses a murder to Father Michael Kieh who becomes the main suspect in the murder investigation, but Michael doesn’t []

Southern Dust by Caspar Vega (Book Review #251)

This review was kindly requested by Caspar Vegan. Southern Dust is an old school pulp adventure using several narrators to tell an interconnected Southern story. The tale begins with Gretchen. She lives in Alabama has a cotillion coming up and she also is looking to find a husband. For those of you who don’t know what a cotillion is – it’s a French country dance, a social gathering that was popular in the 18th century. There is more dialogue than description when []

Eve Brenner Zombie by Alessia Giacomi (Book Review (#252)

This review was kindly requested by Alessia Giacomi. Eve Brenner Zombie is the first young adult book, in its series. The story revolves around Eve and her two friends, Cam and Alex. All three of them travel to Egypt for some adventure. Eve mysteriously gets touched by something in a sealed tomb. She begins to see things psychically change about her and as much as she can hide it at first, the symptoms start to take over. Her mission then becomes to []

A Burning in the Darkness by A P Mcgrath (Book Review #269)

A burning in the Darkness is a crime thriller, a love story about Father Michael Kieh.  His job is to listen to people’s confessions as a full-time faith representative. One day, as he is conducting his work he listens to the confessions of a murderer. When a murder happens at the airport, he recognizes one of the victims and that is when he finds himself in a twisted tale of wrongful conviction. There is a young witness that can prove Kieh’s innocence []