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Pearls Of Time: Between Gods and Mortals by Whitney Rines (Book Review #75)

  The land of Liansea is constantly corrupted and ravaged by the Immortals. They kill, commit genocide, poison the minds of mortals and conduct many more horrific crimes until Cabbah arrives. Cabbah eliminates all of the Immortals except five. She appears to have stronger powers and possesses more love for the world and the humans living in it. Instead of killing the five left, she awards them with different punishments. For instance, she awards one with the responsibility of being the Gatekeeper []

The Temptation of Dragons by Chrys Cymri (Book Review #69)

  True to its name, The Temptation of Dragons is a fantasy novel about a priest girl wandering in a world where dragons, vampires, werewolves, and unicorns live. The whole story I believe pans out as a love interest following Raven, the dragon, falling in love with Penny. The world of Lloegyr speaks Welsh, and this is also where all the animals live. Have you ever read about Christian vampire bishops? There are also references to mixed species marrying each other or []

Beauty & Attention by Liz Rosenberg (Book Review #11)

  Summary “The riveting story of one brave young woman’s struggle to free herself from a web of deceit.   For misfit Libby Archer, social expectations for young women in Rochester, New York, in the mid-1950s don’t work. Her father has died, leaving her without parents, and her well-meaning friends are pressuring her to do what any sensible single girl must do: marry a passionate, persistent hometown suitor with a promising future. Yet Libby boldly defies conventional wisdom and plans to delay []

Flyor Y Fuego by Bibiana Krall (Book Review #59)

  The complexity of emotions that rise from being a woman can only be truly understood by another woman. Broken is the word you look for when someone you love tears your heart. Flyor Fuego is a short story romance novel written about Flor. She has had a bad experience in her past relationship, Antonia, and that has transpired into a roller coaster of emotions, struggles and trust issues that are almost tainting her future.   The author has a unique trend []

Ocean Echoes: A Novel by Sheila Hurst (Book Review #42)

    Ocean Echoes is an educational read on our beautiful oceans through the eyes of a marine biologist, Ellen Upton, who is seeking to discover new findings through her ever ending funds at the Cape Cod research facility. Ellen is a hard-working, driven, ambitious woman that takes her research on a cruise across the Panama Canal in hopes to accomplish an innovative discovery so that she may keep her job and funding. However, I felt that it was more than that. []