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Pnaramakhia by Flavio Verna Santonocito (Book Review #183)

This review was kindly requested by Flavio Verna Santonocito. Pnaramakhia is an action thriller story about two knights tracking down a monster in the City of Masks. The two brothers are on a mission to kill a beast. As the two are separated, things begin to unravel. This dystopian thriller then intrigues you to read the book to the end. The world building and character development are well in depth. I found the literature style and standard to be most spectacular. The []

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 []

Despair to Deliverance: A True Story of Triumph Over Severe Mental Illness by Sharon DeVinney (Book Review #157)

This review was kindly requested by Sharon DeVinney, Ph.D Despair to Deliverance is a memoir written about Sharon DeVinney, Ph.D. and her patient, Robin. Sharon is Robin’s psychotherapist and she has been working with Robin since 1993. Robin suffers from anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. The story is written in a way to demonstrate in detail how patients suffer and what they exactly go through when they are fighting with mental illness. Robin also has suicidal thoughts, which she initially []

A Shift Toward Prey by Natalie Allison

  Publication Date: May 15, 2017 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: B06XKJMNND ABOUT THE BOOK: There’s a war brewing in the shadowed lands of the Fringe, a conflict that will match Shifter claws against Vampire fangs for the first time in two centuries. And it seems as if those with the power to stop it are only making things worse. For too long, a young, ambitious Jaguar-Shifter named Chiari Jhahn has been forced to watch her elder sister’s savage regime []

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 []

“Kids on Trump: America’s Children on President Trump” by Marie Korman & Freida Raj

This review was kindly requested by Marie Korman. Kids on Trump is a short non-fiction book about creating opportunities for children to grow by giving value to what they think. The book begins with interviewing a 10-year-old kid, asking her questions about Trump. The questions are all very generic and the answers are pretty funny. The girl is completely against Trump and wants nothing to do with him. In between these interviews, there are exercises for the reader. I found the workshop []

The Legend of Nariko by Ralph Mohan (Book Review #184)

This review was kindly requested by Ralph Mohan. The Legend of Nariko is a beautiful fantasy novel written about three warriors. They are stuck in a disturbing scheme of which appears to have no way to get out of. The well-developed world consists of a wicked Tyrannical Empire and a girl named Asandra. Her hopes are to rally her people and to protect them fromTyrannical’ss empire. On the other hand, Icarus has lost his memories and hence is struggling in adjusting to the []

Toric’s Dagger by Jamie Edmundson (Book Review #185)

This review was kindly requested by Jamie Edmundson. Toric’s Dagger is book one of the Weapon Takers Saga, which is a fantasy series. The story is written about this religious relic being stolen. Soren and Belwynn are twin brother and sister. They are the ones seeking the dagger. The twins have telepathic ways of communicating between each other. Soren has magic abilities that assist them in dealing with all the danger and threat they face while being on their mission. Once they []

She’s so Fine – Book 1 of the Samantha Block Series by Jaimee Campbell (Book Review #193)

This review was kindly requested by Jaimee Campbell. She’s so fine is a thriller story written about Samantha. She is a mother of two children and appears to be leading a normal life with ordinary routine wifely chores. However, she is nothing but ordinary. Samantha has a past, which intertwines, with her present life. The past is something she does not want to confront but, as life always comes to bite you back, it captures Samantha and she has no choice but []