Marked by Rebecca Zanetti- A Book Review

Title: Marked Author: Rebecca Zanetti Release Date: Dec. 22nd 2014 Publisher: eKensington Rating: 5/5 Stars This book was my introduction to Rebecca Zanetti, and I enjoyed it tremendously. While not familiar with the world that was already established, I had no problem getting acquainted with it, which to me is a sign of a good …

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The Buried by Shelley Coriell – A Review

Title: The Buried Author: Shelley Coriell Genre: Romance/Suspence Publisher: Forever Release Date: October 28th, 2014 Rating: 4.5/5 Stars It’s cold. And dark. I can’t breathe.” Successful, ambitious state prosecutor Grace Courtemanche is at the top of her game. Then she gets a chilling call from a young woman claiming to be buried alive. Desperate to …

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Book Review: Storm Front by Richard Castle

Title: Storm Front Author: Richard Castle Genre: Thriller/Mystery Publisher: Kingswell Rating: 4.5/ 5 Stars From Tokyo, to Bonn, to London, high-level bankers are being tortured and murdered. The killer, caught in a fleeting glimpse on a surveillance camera, has been described as a psychopath with an eye patch. And that means Gregor Volkov, Derrick Storm’s …

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Book Review: The Herb Book by John Hurst

Title: The Herb Book Author: John Lust Publisher: Dover Publications Publishing Date:July 16 2014 Rating:4/5 Stars Description: Also known as “The Natural Remedy Bible,” The Herb Book provides a comprehensive resource for building a livelier, healthier, happier life. More than 2,000 listings offer remedies for ragged nerves, nightmares, and coughing fits as well as suggestions …

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Book Review: The Life You Left by Carmel Harrington

Title: The Life You Left Author: Carmel Harrington Publisher: HarperCollins UK Publishing Date: June 19th 2014 Rating: 3/5 Stars “Sarah, I’m not coming home tonight. If you love me, you will give me the space I need… Tell the children I love them. Paul It started out like any other day for Sarah Lawler; getting …

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Following A Trend vs. Finding Your Own Voice

50 Shades of Gray was undeniably a hit. You do not have to like it, to realize the impact it has made in the publishing world. Twilight did the same thing, creating a massive following who was hungry for more of the same. Harry Potter rocked the children’s book world. But unlike Twilight and Harry …

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A Writer's Guide To Harry Potter (Book Review)

Title: A Writer’s Guide to Harry Potter Author: S.P. Sipal Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Rating: 5/5 Stars   “..millions of people on various continents and across time zones do not plunk down their hard earned cash solely because of hype. SOMETHING must ring true, emotionally true, to a wide band of readers in order to …

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Book Review: Short Story Masterpieces by American Women Writers

Book Title: Short Story Masterpieces by American Women Writers Publisher: Dover Publications Editor: Clarence C. Strowbridge Release Date: Feb. 20th 2014 Rating: 3.5/5 When approaching short story collections, I usually look for a compelling theme, something that ties them together. Here the only thing that ties these stories together is, that they are written by …

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The Wil Wheaton Project – A SyFy Channel Original

Do you remember Wil Wheaton? The young nerdy, and way too smart kid from Star Trek: Next Generation? Of course, you might remember him from Stand By Me, or more recently “The Big Bang Series”. SyFy has given Wil a new platform, “The Wil Wheaton Project”, a thirty minute show that highlights the current genre …

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Book Review: Knight of My Dreams

Title: Knight of My Dreams Authors: Beth Ciotta, Cynthia Valero Genre: Romance Publisher: ImaJinn Books Publication Date: March 31, 2014 Rating: 4.5/5 Stars I tend to be wary of novels that are written in collaboration. Most of the time, the two voices of the Authors tend to collide, leaving a somewhat disconnected feeling for the …

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