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4.8
16 readers

Words Never Spoken: A Poetry Journal for Healing

Words Never Spoken: A Poetry Journal for Healing

by

Cheryl Denise Bannerman

Words Never Spoken by Cheryl Denise Bannerman is a book filled with emotion. The author, I believe, is a woman that has been hurt and went through a lot but found her way and wants to empower others through her words. I'm glad I read it and recommend it to all.

★★★★★


A poetry book worth your time. I immensely enjoyed reading Words Never Spoken. It was moving and it touched my soul. The book is written fantastically it is so real and honest. The subjects are ones we don't speak enough about it spreads awareness and inspires. I highly recommend this book.

★★★★★


Very intriguing book. It is poetry and it tells a story about the hardships, faith and fight of a woman and her child. Her faith, her darkest moments, and her victory truly moved me. I recommend it but be aware it is not an easy read, it is about things that are important and heavy. It is full of meaning and enlightenment. 

★★★★★

4.8
7 readers

The Mourning Islands

The Mourning Islands

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The Mourning Islands by Douglas Wells is a book full of surprises. The plot is complex and well thought out, very suspenseful, and kept me on edge many times. The characters are well developed, interesting and most of them likable. A great book, I'm rating it with 5 out of 5 stars and will read more from this author. 

★★★★★


This book is what I call a good suspense thriller. I was hooked from the beginning. All the drama and intrigue, secrets and twists kept me reading and I couldn't stop until I finished it. I rarely like a book this much but The Mourning Islands is one of those books that will stay in my mind for a looong time. An absolute must-read for the fans of the genre. 

★★★★★


The Mourning Islands is a well-written novel with a thrilling plot and lovely set of characters. Talmon Bonnett, the main character, was my favorite, of course. He is a complicated character, well-drawn, and felt real.  I enjoyed the novel and I recommend it to fellow readers. It is worth it.

★★★★★

4.7
16 readers

Love's Sweetest Truth

Love's Sweetest Truth

by

Flora Reigada

I followed the series and this third book was as good as the previous two. I liked how the characters evolved to be and I liked how the story got more complicated and now Carlos is the one who might be the reason for Liz's unhappiness. I don't like giving spoilers, so yet again I will not do it. I'm truly glad I read this series and one more time - I highly recommend it!

★★★★★


Liz is one more time facing a problem with the man she loves. This time, with a baby on the way, and this time she's completely unprepared. The story untangles and Liz and Carlos have the first big issue they should overcome as a couple. It was interesting to read their story, I'm glad I did. I recommend it.

★★★★★


Well, this third book is definitely romantic suspense. Liz went through a lot but she is a strong woman and keeps fighting for her love Carlos. I liked the series. All three books were a delight to read and I'm rating all of them five stars.

★★★★★

4.8
23 readers

Love's Sweetest Deliverance

Love's Sweetest Deliverance

by

Flora Reigada

After reading the first book and loving it, it was natural to keep reading the series. This time Liz and Carlos are engaged and happy but Steve, the ex, wants to mess with their happiness. The novel is well written, it is more dramatic than the first, less mysterious, but as compelling. I will read the third book as well.

★★★★★


This novel captivated me from the start. The characters were well-drawn and interesting, real. I will go back to read the first book because I'm interested in how this all started. Even though I haven't started from the first book it was easy for me to get to know Liz, Carlos, Rosa, and Jack and to follow the story. I highly recommend it.

★★★★★


Love's Sweetest Deliverance is book 2 in the Castle in the Sun series. I enjoyed it, it was well thought out and moving. Carlos and Liz make a cute couple and Steve is definitely a character I disliked. He did ruin their marriage and then he continues messing with Liz's life. A great book, I recommend. 

★★★★★

4.4
18 readers

Love's Sweetest Revenge

Love's Sweetest Revenge

by

Flora Reigada

Love's Sweetest Revenge is a delightful story with mystery flair and a sweet love story. It was a nice read for a leisure Sunday. I read it in one breath, I wanted to know what will happen. I'm glad I read this novel and because of it, I will check the author's other work. I recommend.

★★★★★


Just a lovely story. Liz was a character I won't forget. She and her best friend Rosa go on an adventure to solve a mystery of a lost locket but Liz finds so much more than that. I won't give any spoilers but I will say that I was immersed in the story and read until late at night. A page-turner book that you must read.

★★★★★


Liz is a woman like every other and unfortunately, like many women, her marriage is broken because of a man who didn't appreciate her and went after another much younger woman. Though hurt, in the beginning, Liz finds a mystery she wants to solve and this is when the interesting part comes. I loved her dynamic with her friend and I loved the romance. The novel is a Christian cozy mystery mixed with romance. I recommend it. 

★★★★★

4.6
13 readers

Blaze In, Blaze Out

Blaze In, Blaze Out

by

Joseph Lewis

Blaze In, Blaze Out by Joseph Lewis was the first book I've read from this author but it won't be the last. The author has a great writing style, the plot was complex and the characters well developed. I liked that I was surprised, I was anxious to see what was going to happen next. I absolutely recommend this book to the lovers of the genre!

★★★★★


Highly recommended psychological thriller/ mystery. As I began reading Blaze In, Blaze Out by Joseph Lewis I didn't know I would be hooked after several pages.  The story moves at a good pace and it is enthralling. A 5 star read, a page-turner, one that will keep you guessing.

★★★★★


I loved how the author managed to creep me out and keep me guessing at the same time. The novel is very intriguing. The detectives along with the kids had to go through a lot and I was wowed at the end. If you like mysteries, dramas, thrillers with well-drawn characters, and intricate storylines - Blaze In, Blaze out is for you.  Recommended! 

★★★★★

4.9
27 readers

Crimson Falls

Crimson Falls

by

Terry Lloyd Vinson

Gunther is one well-developed and compelling character. The book Crimson Falls by Terry Lloyd Vinson has a well-thought-out plot that unravels a crime that broke many lives. The author managed to completely immerse me in the story, I found that I kept thinking of it days after I read it. I recommend it to the crime genre lovers!

★★★★★


Crimson Falls caught my attention with its beautifully made cover art and got me hooked after I read several pages of it. The story is complex and intriguing, it did make me wonder what's going to happen next.  Gunther McCarron was a fantastic character and all he had to go through to reveal the truth was a tough journey I'm glad I read. I highly recommend the novel.

★★★★★


I think this book is written very well, the plot was complicated and full of surprises, and the characters were interesting to read about. I enjoyed the book so surely I can recommend it. The writing style was nice, and the pace was good. Overall, I think Crimson Falls by Terry Lloyd Vinson is a book you must read and experience if you like difficult cases and unique characters. I'm rating it 5 out of 5. 

★★★★★

4.6
24 readers

Tooth Goblins

Tooth Goblins

by

Ash Toroid

Tooth Goblins by Ash Toroid was a delight to read! I read it with both of my kids (7 and 9y.o) and they enjoyed it tremendously! The plot is unique and fun, adventurous, and thrilling. The characters were more than amazing. Me, I also enjoyed it a lot! I need more books like this one that can capture the attention of kids and parents. I recommend it with both hands.

★★★★★


What a cute and interesting story. It is for young readers but I also loved it and I'm not a ten-year-old! The story was fascinating! Absolutely recommended! The writing style was nice and all characters had their own voice, I liked that. I'm sure my niece will love this book.

★★★★★


A witty, smart, fresh story! Ellie and Duncan are great characters, I enjoyed reading about them and getting to know them. Also, all the fairytale elements were cleverly put and wonderful to read. Excellent plot, lots of fun, awesome characters. Highly recommend it!

★★★★★

4.6
18 readers

Spirituality 104: Lessons of Love From the School of Life

Reflections in My Magical Mirror

Spirituality 104: Lessons of Love From the School of Life

by

Ivan Figueroa-Otero MD

A well-written book with messages of great importance. I find the author's advice valuable and his methods to be working. Ivan Figueroa-Otero sounds like a person who has the experience and the expertise on the matter and I trusted him and it helped. Thank you!

★★★★★


This is truly a great guide. Written well and easy to comprehend, with messages that will positively impact your life. At least it impacted mine. I enjoyed this book and I can assure you that these tactics work - just do the exercise and you'll soon feel the effect.

★★★★★


Spirituality 104: Lessons of Love from The School of Life by Ivan Figueroa-Otero made me want to read the previous 3 books. I liked the author's view on life and how to handle stress and everyday struggles. I recommend the book to those who want to find a way to enjoy life more and find peace. 

★★★★★

4.7
16 readers

Aroha's Cowboy

Aroha's Cowboy

by

Eoin McDonald

Aroha's Cowboy is an exciting read, I liked it. Eoin McDonald has a nice writing style, great descriptions, and character development. The novel had an engrossing storyline, and likable characters and is a 4.5-star read for me. I recommend it.

★★★★★


I enjoyed this book and stood late at night to finish it. Peter is a complex and very real character, I loved how he evolved, I felt I know him. The plot is entertaining, the romance is the nice kind of romance, not these soapy kinds that I've seen far too many times. Overall, a great book, don't miss it out.

★★★★★


Aroha's Cowboy by Eoin McDonald is a book worth your time. It immersed me into the story from the beginning. The plot is not only romance but also adventurous, mysterious, and entertaining. The journey to New Zealand was very interesting to me because of the vivid descriptions. I loved it.

★★★★★

4.7
7 readers

REX

REX

by

Ed Morawski

The author has a lovely writing style. I was hooked from the start and I kept reading till the very end. I love science fiction but it was hard for me to find a new one that is up to my standard of a good book. This one covered all my expectations and more. I highly recommend REX, I believe true sci-fi fans will appreciate it. The world-building was nicely written, the author successfully created the apocalyptic sense. I enjoyed this book and I'm rating it 5 stars.

★★★★★


It is scary how realistic that sounds... if we keep doing what we're doing now I think at some point in the future there will be the need for humankind to try to find another habitat. The book is interesting and the characters are well developed. I liked the story, no matter how scary it is to think that this might happen someday. I recommend the novel, it is worth your time and money.

★★★★★

4.8
22 readers

Pulse: Book One

Pulse: Book One

by

B.A. Bellec

Pulse by B.A. Bellec is a very well thought and unfortunately realistic enough sci-fi. Why do I say, unfortunately - because if we don't change something this seems to be our future - evil corporations, too advanced tech, and no value for human life. So, horror it was for sure. The writing is interesting screenplay style, which I liked. Overall, I was intrigued by the story and characters so I'm rating it 5 stars with ease.

★★★★★


The author delivered one extremely compelling science fiction novel. I started reading and couldn't stop. I liked the way he introduced the characters and the writing style. The story itself is complex, plausible, and thrilling. Pulse is a nightmare corporation and I have to admit the author made me feel it exists. The different POVs showed the impact on different people, again, something that I loved about this book. I highly recommend it to genre lovers.

★★★★★


This novel is a must-read in my opinion. It is unique, well-written, and engaging. The author wrote about topics that are highly meaningful (environment damage, politics, greed, impact of all changes on humanity, and much more). I would advise you to read this book not only as entertainment but also with caution to detail - this might be our world if we keep destroying our planet. The characters were realistic and they all had their own voice and hardships that made the story even more likable. I recommend this read for adults or teens above, let's say, 16-18. It has some truths, it was an adventure to read about and I enjoyed it immensely.

★★★★★

4.7
26 readers

"The Radiant Rainbow Cap"

"The Radiant Rainbow Cap"

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The Radiant Rainbow Cap by Bonnie Lieberman is a great book that every kid should hear/read. The message is so important, the writing is so nice and the illustrations as simply adorable. I liked it, my daughter loved it, so it is an absolute 5-star book for us!

★★★★★


The author sends a clear and meaningful message with this delightful children's book. She encourages the children to be themselves, to always follow their hearts, and to make their decisions. Fantastic book, bravo to the author!

★★★★★


A very creative story with well-written dialog and beautiful illustrations. I read it to my kids and they understood the meaning of the story in the right way. They got the idea that everyone is different, likes different stuff, and has different tastes in toys, clothes, movies and everything and that is perfectly fine. So, what a good children's book should do - be entertaining and have a deep meaning, a moral. This book is a perfect example of this. I highly recommend it to parents and children who can read. 

★★★★★

4.6
24 readers

Raising Kane

Raising Kane

by

Susan Lynn Solomon

Raising Kane by Susan Lynn Solomon was a roller coaster of a read. It made me guess, it surprised me, and it kept me engaged till the very end. Surely a very well-written book, with characters that feel real and a complex plot. Libby was a delight to read about. 5 stars for sure.

★★★★★


I was immersed in this story from the very beginning. The author has a knack to draw you in and you can't seem to stop reading. Kane's murder, Libby's obsession, and all the secrets she found on the way - all done perfectly. I highly recommend this book.

★★★★★


This is the first time I read anything from this author but I can assure you it won't be the last. I liked the writing and the pace of the novel, I liked the characters, especially Libby. Alicia  Kane was an intriguing persona. While unraveling her demise Libby (and the readers) will witness family secrets and mysteries. I simply loved it! 

★★★★★

4.8
11 readers

More Than Evil

More Than Evil

by

Bil Richardson

More Than Evil by Bil Richardson is not the first book I read by the author. I can say that I love his vivid descriptions and his characters. More than evil is a fantastic horror, terrifying and absolutely immersing. I highly recommend it to the fans of the genre!

★★★★★


Sheriff Harlan, Jessie and Tom had to go through a lot for sure! This book kept me on edge sooo many times. The plot is twisted and unexpected, horrifying and yet super interesting. I enjoyed the book and the writing style. I recommend More Than Evil and my rate is well deserved 4.6 stars.

★★★★★


More Than Evil came as a surprise to me, a pleasant surprise. The scenes are professionally written, full of suspense and , well, horror. The author has a talent of horrifying and immersing the reader in his story. I couldn't put the book down! Fabulous read, highly recommended! 

★★★★★

4.6
26 readers

Of Demons and Dragons

An Illustrated Epic Fantasy

Of Demons and Dragons

by

Bil Richardson

Of Demons and Dragons is yet again one fantastic read by Bil Richardson. This author writes incredible horror and fantasy stories. I've been a fan for some time now and I've found that with each story I read by him, I'm more and more hooked to his writing. Of Demons and Dragons is a magical fantasy story for children but I found it interesting as well (I'm an adult!).

★★★★★


Who doesn't love tales about dragons? I know I love them. This book is amazing! Agar is a well-developed, very interesting character. The whole world-building is done well. I highly recommend Of Demons and Dragons to all readers who like to dive into a magical journey!

★★★★★


Demons, dragons, a king and evil that needs to be stopped - a perfect combination of a classical fairy tale. But this author doesn't write classical tales - he has a unique approach and pleasant writing style.  His book is action-packed, moving and extremely compelling. And the illustrations/paintings are incredible - I loved the artwork. I highly recommend it.  

★★★★★

4.5
17 readers

Hammer and Blood

a Legacy of Devils novel

Hammer and Blood

by

Viktor Bloodstone

Hammer and Blood is the first book I read from this author but it won't be the last. Or should I say by these authors... I hope they keep writing because they do it really well. I'll be the first to buy their next book if they release another. The plot was thrilling and horrifying at times, and the characters well developed. Overall, a great read for the fans of the genre.

★★★★★


A suspenseful read worth your time. You might not want to read at night though, just saying. The scenes are scarily vivid and the story is well thought out, engrossing, and moving at a great pace. I recommend it 100%.

★★★★★


Calista is one amazing character. The book is one you shouldn't pass if you love psycho thrillers/horrors. I got hooked from the start and read it in one go. The author's writing style was great, I could picture every scene and feel as if I was there with them. Great book! Totally recommended! 

★★★★★

4.8
13 readers

The Question Is Murder

 The Question Is Murder

by

Mark Willen

An engaging mystery, nicely written with a great set of characters. The plot moved at a perfect pace, I was thrilled to know what was going to happen next. The Question Is Murder is a go-to book for mystery lovers. I highly recommend it.

★★★★★


The premise grabbed me and as I kept reading I was absolutely immersed in the plot. I liked how the author mixed mystery with moral questions and deception, I liked the surprises behind every corner. A must-read in my opinion. Easily given 5 stars for this gem.

★★★★★

4.9
24 readers

Badfreaky the cherry snake and the indecisive dragon

The life of Badfreaky the witch

Badfreaky the cherry snake and the indecisive dragon

by

Konstantinos V. E. Adamopoulos

Badfreaky the cherry snake and the indecisive dragon was a delight to read. I read it to my 8-year-old and we both had plenty of fun with it. I recommend this treasure for parents who are sick and tired of boring children's books and want to enjoy the book as much as their kids do - this one is for you! Trust me!

★★★★★


Oh, magic, fairy tales... who doesn't love them? Personally, I enjoyed this one a lot. Even though I'm an adult, from time to time I need to go back to the magical world that fairy tales can immerse me in and I lose myself there. I loved this book and absolutely recommend it!

★★★★★

4.7
9 readers

Dear Barb 2:Advice for Daily Life

Dear Barb 2:Advice for Daily Life

by

Barbara Godin

Dear Barb 2: Advice for Daily Life by Barbara Godin was a very nice and insightful read. The author knows her way with words and certainly gives valuable tips. I recommend it for those who need advice on family life and daily problems. The author got it right!

★★★★★


Interesting and easy-to-read book. It was relatable and some of the tips really hit me... It's that sudden realization moment that tells you that the book was worth the time! I thank the author for her advice and for her great writing! Helpful, perceptive, and a must-read for everyone who needs to calm down and understand some situations in life better. 

★★★★★