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The golden rule by Jessica Marie Baumgartner (Book Review #167)

This review was kindly requested by Jessica Marie Baumgartner. The golden rule is a children’s book written about a girl that feels her religion, culture and family life is different to others. She then explores the fact and begins to learn that every faith has a golden rule just like hers and even though they too, are different, they all stand on common grounds. It teaches children diversity, acceptance and the ability to respect everyone no matter what faith, culture or background []

“Star Bright” By Carole P. Roman

  Star Bright”  By Carole P. Roman Ugh, a one star review ruins my near perfect rating of one of my books. The reviewer didn’t get it. I put too much information in or maybe it wasn’t enough. The illustrations were poorly done, sometimes it’s too light, other times too dark. They want to know why I put a certain fact in, or how could I have gotten it so wrong, didn’t I research, they demand! Writing a book is a personal []

Into Autumn: A Story of Survival by Larry Landgraf (Book Review #192)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Into Autumn is a science fiction story written about a man named Lars Lindgren. An apocalypse has happened ending any electricity, water, services, and gasoline. Life is hard for everyone, and Lars is able to somehow survive by planting vegetables on his 40-acre land and eating off the fish and animals he traps. A woman named []

Mythology: Folklore, Myths & Legends by Michael J. Stewart (Book Review #178)

Lean Stone Book Club kindly requested this short book review. Mythology is a book written about the legends and stories (where they originated) of Jews, Egyptians, Norse, Christian, Roman and the Greeks. The traditions, tales, and information are obtained from scripts and scrolls found within each era. This book has ultimately created a collection of myths that would interest any historian to read. I enjoyed the fact that the book’s intention is to educate how the world worked back then. Although the []

Vacation to Graceland by Phillip Cornell (Book Review #187)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 2 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Vacation to Graceland is a nonfiction travel story written about a family trip to Graceland. Philip is the author and the main character. The trip consists of a couple of stops to eat and some Granny issues before they reach the mansion. Once realizing how much it costs to get in Graceland, Mom and Granny decide []

I Will Be Happy Once _____ Happens by Emily Christopher (Book Review #170)

This review was kindly requested by Emily Christopher. I Will Be Happy Once _____ Happens is a short book written about happiness and how to achieve it. While I have reviewed and featured many psychological books referencing the same concept, I found this one to be equally enjoyable to read. I believe that the book would have benefited from more descriptive content, as it only falls under 64 pages. I felt that the increase in content would have made the book to []

Blind to Succeed by Michael Atkins (Book Review #172)

This review was kindly requested by Michael Atkins.  Every now and again in life, you need something influential to pick you up and to tell you that everything is going to be okay. At times, things do work against you and no matter how much you try; it feels as if every door does get slammed in your face. Blind to Succeed is in my opinion, just the right book to read at such a time. From the beginning of the book, []

“Born Again Losers!” By Rick Hoover (Book Review #173)

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of “Born Again Losers!” by Rick Hoover] Born Again Losers is a religious book written primarily about Christianity. The author begins to explain how he believes that one needs to lose in Christian life before they can win. Rick has had his fair share of troubles and strongly recommends that we must look at life with a different perspective learning how to win by losing. As I read this book, it felt like everything fell apart []

That’ll Preach! 5 Simple Steps to Your Best Sermon Ever by Charley Reed (Book Review #174)

This review was kindly requested by Charley Reeb That’ll Preach is a religious book providing a 5-step plan for performing a sermon that assists in transforming lives, in the name of Christ. As you all may know, a Sermon is a lecture or talk conducted by a religious institution or a clergyman. They discuss and address biblical, theological and moral topics, which suppose to better humans in living better, in the Christian way. In this case, the book assists in providing a []