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Sayni and the Windowjet Brothers by Garth Laidlaw (Book Review #202)

This review was kindly requested by Garth Laidlaw  Sayni and the Windowjet Brothers is a children’s book written about a town named Candleton. Ironically it is lit by candles hence, the name. There is this little ten-year-old girl named, Sayni. She has a compass and has been told by the elders in her town that if she uses it correctly, the compass will guide her through her life. She normally walks around collecting things for her compass and some days, she fails []

The Drowned Tower (Heartstone) By Nicholas Rinth (Book Review #197)

This review was kindly requested by the author, Nicholas Rinth. The drowned tower is the first fantasy novel in the Heartstone Series written about a girl named Sylvie. Sylvie possesses magical powers and works for the Zenith Council by doing their biddings. The Drowned Tower is at the Eastern Branch of the land, which is called, Ferus Terria. The Practitioners Institute of Magic picks one child as the “Chosen” and just like any other institute, it teaches kids to enhance their magical []

Recreance by H. G. Chambers (Book Review #198)

This review was kindly requested by H. G. Chambers. Recreance is the first fantasy novel of its series, written about a 17-year-old boy named Oren. His parents are killed by the Ministry Breakers. He flees his home and says goodbye to his best friend, Clementine. Oren’s life is never the same again. Oren befriends a mentor named, Khalil, and learns the truth about the Ministry. He is seeking revenge but above all, his destiny is now in his own hands. As he []

The Billionaire’s Virgin (Always) by Lara Love (Book Review #199)

This review was kindly requested by Lara Love The Billionaire’s Virgin is a romance novel written about Charlotte and Pierce. The story alternates between the two narrators. Charlotte is a head designer for a fashion label. Pierce is a millionaire playboy hunk. They met when they were teenagers and hook up. Charlotte loses her virginity to him. Eleven years later, their paths cross again but this time around, things are different. Charlotte is not one to forgive as Pierce abandoned her after []

A Peripatetic Life – Reminiscences on an Eclectic Lifetime by Raymond Walley (Book Review #159)

  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.” A Peripatetic Life is a memoir written by Raymond Walley. On Friday, May 8th, 2015 Raymond gets notified that he has an advanced, inoperable and aggressive form of prostate cancer. Upon learning this he decides to publish a book about his life and hopes that his experiences can be viewed in two different ways. A []

Echo Effect by Robert D. Armstrong (Book Review #171)

This review was kindly requested by Robert Armstrong. Echo Effect is a science fiction futuristic book written about a U.S. Army Ranger Michael Keller and his fiancée, Vala. The world is set 60 years in the future and the technology is well advanced creating these super soldiers called the E.C.H.O. Michael goes missing and does not return home. Vala pursues to find out where he is and by doing so, she enters this world full of violence, life-threatening situations and risks everything []