Category Archives: book reviews

CHANCES ARE, YOU’RE A WRITER…

While searching for something to use in my Wednesday’s Wisdom post, I ran across Just Writer Problems, a diverting site dedicated to pointing out some of the wackier issues we writers have to deal with. They were too much fun to keep to … Continue reading

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A BOOK REVIEW OF COACHING DAD, by Fred Phillips

Fred Phillips’s time-travel, Coaching Dad, takes us from 2010 San Diego, to 1948, Hamptonville, a small town not far from Long Island. When we first meet the main character, Charles, his life is in shambles. His ex-wife divorces him for … Continue reading

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A Book Review of BEYOND DEATH by Deb McEwan

What happens after we die? It’s a question that remains unanswered until we learn first-hand, but in the meantime, the unknown spawns creativity. A multitude of songs and books have been written, movies made, each with their own particular twist on the subject. … Continue reading

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NAKED TRUTHS ABOUT GETTING BOOK REVIEWS BY GISELA HAUSMANN

Whether you’re traditionally published, self-published, or small press, reviews are an essential part of an author’s career. They help potential readers decide whether or not they want to read our books and Amazon uses them in deciding how our books … Continue reading

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A BOOK REVIEW: YOU HAD TO BE THERE by Gene Gorman

Gene Gorman’s memoir, You Had to Be There, is a roller coaster ride that takes the reader from Gorman’s childhood to the horrors of Vietnam, his descent into alcoholism, his fight for sobriety and following success as a salesman, entrepreneur, … Continue reading

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CRUMBS FROM THE EDGE, An Entertaining Look At Just About Everything

Char Bishop’s, Crumbs from the Edge, is an eclectic, beautifully written collection of short stories that range from a ‘you go girl!’ theme in Dancing on the Other Side to a young girl’s heartbreaking thoughts on her wedding night as she waits for her … Continue reading

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NEVER TURN BACK: A Young Woman’s Journey

Never Turn Back is such a departure from author Lorna Lee’s usual zany sense of humor that several pages into the novel, I had to double-check to make certain I had the right book. This historical is based on her … Continue reading

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SEEING EYE: A DAY AT THE FAIR

Liz Marshall’s debut novel, Seeing Eye, is a delightful read. Ms. Marshall balances suspense and humor like a pro and I alternated between holding my breath and laughing out loud. There is just enough romance to keep it interesting, but … Continue reading

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