Tag: Writing

Book Review: THE PROCESS OF FRAYING

“This is the very reason that some lives end seemingly early and by their own hands because Mother Nature doesn’t understand that a personage can out-age a body. It is the reason that someone unwell can look so very vibrant on the outside, giving no indication that death lurks around the corner. Souls saturated in sickness, negativity, and ill-thoughts cannot weather the years well.”

Book Review: ​The Last Second A Brit in the FBI Series (Book 6 of 6)

The Last Second: A Brit in the FBI Series (Book 6 of 6) Authors: Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison Page Count: Hardcover 464 Pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publisher Author’s Page Published: 03.26.2019 ISBN-10: 1501138227 ISBN-13: 978-1501138225 Genre: Fiction > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Spies & Politics > Espionage > Crime  Available from Amazon,…

Book Review: LITTLE LOVELY THINGS

“She only knew she couldn’t risk shutting off the car, having her girls broil in the heat, like a distracted mother at a shopping mall in the newspaper only a week ago.” “They were at peace, protected from the vicious heat with the car running, the cool air circulating.” “Dropping to her knees, Claire flattened one hand on the greasy floor like a kickstand. She couldn’t pass out.”

Book Review: Running Home

“I beg you, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

Book Review: Last Woman Standing

LAST WOMAN STANDING: A Novel of Suspense  Author: Amy Gentry Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  Publication: January 15, 2019 Genre: Suspense Page Count: 320 Page ISBN-10: 0544962532 ISBN-13: 978-0544962538  Available for Pre-order from BookPeople – AMAZON – BOOKS-A-MILLION – INDIEBOUND – KOBO My Rating: 5 Stars About the Author (From Publisher’s Page):   AMY GENTRY is…

Book Review: DAUGHTER OF MOlOKA’I​: A Novel

DAUGHTER OF MOLOKA’I: A Novel Author: Alan Brennert Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Publication Date: February 19, 2019 Genre: Historical Fiction Page Count: 320 Pages ISBN-10: 1250137667 ISBN-13: 978-1250137661 Available for Pre-Order from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, IndieBound, Powell’s My Rating: 5 Stars About the Author: (From the Publishers Author Page):  Alan Brennert is a…

The Dreamers: A Novel by Karen Thompson Walker (Complete Review Coming Soon)

The Dreamers: A Novel Author: Karen Thompson Walker Publisher: Random House  Publisher’s Page for The Dreamers Genre: Literary Fiction Page Count: 320 pages (Hardcopy), 512 pages (Paperback), 320 pages (Ebook), and 600 minutes (Audio CD) ISBN-10: 0812994167 ISBN-13: 978-0812994162 Publication Date: January 15, 2019 Hardcopy & Paperback are available for pre-order from Amazon, Barnes &…

My Dilemma: To Review or Not Review

Yesterday I posted a poll on my Facebook page @dbmoonespage, which is a new page and not getting the traffic I hope to gain with time and perseverance. I wanted to hear from book reviewers and authors about writing book reviews for poorly written books. My conundrum was whether to go forward with the book…