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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 []

Lalibela’s Wise Man by Matshona Dhliwayo (Book Review #248)

Lalibela’s Wise Man is a short book novella about Christian. His life changes when his father passes away. Christian is denied his inheritance. Not only does he have to overcome the fact that he has lost his dear father but now, he is disowned and abandoned by his family as well. His journey begins when he reads a letter from his dad asking him to travel to Ethiopia. Once there, he meets some wise men called, Lalibelas. Things turn for the better once []

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 []