So it has been a while…

Hello Everyone! It has been quite some time…we know. We apologize for the absence and are back and excited to tell you that we will have new reviews up for you all soon! We have been experiencing some technical difficulties or else we would have been back a lot sooner. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled as new updates to the site will also be occurring but we know you all are going to be even more excited for new reviews! Thank you to everyone who stayed with us patiently waiting! Layna and I sincerely appreciate it. ~Marie

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Gods & Monsters by Saffron A. Kent – Review by Marie

Title: Gods & Monsters Author: Saffron A. Kent Genre: Contemporary/New Adult Romance Cover Design: Najla Qamber Photo: Wander Aguiar Release Date: February 22, 2018   Review: Let me start off by saying that I was given this book in return for my honest opinion. WOW. So I finished this book so fast that I thought I had missed a few pages, I LOVE a good romance, I can not say it enough. It is something with romance that just draws me in, I think because I want to live through the characters in the book, I mean we all have our movie/book boyfriends, am I right? But it is because… Read More

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Spotlight: A Girl Called Monster by Paige Lavoie

Book: A Girl Called Monster Author: Paige Lavoie Genre: Urban Fantasy YA Released: December 2017 Summary: Where she came from there were no windows. The sounds of buzzing equipment and the doctor’s shouting rang through her ears daily. It was too uncomfortable to call home and too familiar not to be. Like it or not, she was an experiment. Filled with childlike wonder and innocence, she took pleasure in stories, imagining what it would be like to live in those pages. A longing growing deep inside her. She knew she’d never have that life… Not in the lab. Not with them studying her every move. So she decided to do something… Read More

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Vishwamitra by Dr. Vineet Aggarwal – Blitz!

When Satyavati, wife of Rishi Ruchik, exchanges with her mother the magic potion for bearing a child, they change not just their children’s destiny, but also the history of mankind. Born of this mix up is Vishwamitra, the son of a Kshatriya, who strives to become a Brahmarishi—the ultimate and most powerful of all Gurus.

Vishwamitra is the powerful story of a brave but stubborn, haughty yet compassionate, visionary king of Aryavarta who not only acquires material wealth through military conquests but also becomes one of the most well-known sages of all times.

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A Burning in the Darkness by AP Mcgrath – Spotlight

A BURNING IN THE DARKNESS is a compelling crime drama and poignant love story about a virtuous man who confronts the painful legacy of his war torn childhood to make the world a better place. The devoted Michael Kieh is wrongfully convicted of murder at one of the world’s busiest airports where he is a full time faith representative. A series of brief encounters with a soul mate has eased his loneliness, but ultimately he chooses to protect a young witness who could prove his innocence. As a boy, Michael witnessed appalling abuses of power, including the killing of a missionary priest who refused to betray young Michael. But there was a first love that he left behind in the brutal confusion of war. When she and Michael cross paths once more, they battle to prove his innocence in a foreign, hostile country.

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Breathing Two Worlds by Ruchira Khanna – Book Tour!

Neena Arya, a Delhi-born goes abroad for further studies and decides to settle down there. Determined to be a ‘somebody’ from a ‘nobody’ she blends with the Americans via the accent and their mannerisms while having a live-in relationship with her European boyfriend, Adan Somoza.

When illness hits home, Neena rushes to meet her ailing dad. Tragedy strikes and amidst the mingling with relatives and friends, she finds herself suffocated with the two different cultures that she has been breathing since she moved to the United States. How will she strike a balance between both the cultures as she continues to support her widowed mother? Will she be able to do justice to her personal and professional life after the loss?

Amidst the adjusting she bonds with an ally and learns about ties beyond blood. On what grounds will she be able to form an invisible thread that she has longed for since childhood?

Breathing Two Worlds ventures into cultures and ethnicity allowing Neena to ponder upon her foundation and priorities.

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Forgotten Reflections by Young-Im Lee – Spotlight

What does it mean to dream when everything around you crumbles and you are born into a nation where oppression runs in your blood?

My grandmother Ji-Iseul lived in a quaint rice-farming village in South Korea during the Korean War. She too once had hopes and dreams of what her future might bring. She did not choose war, nor did she choose to fall in love with the enemy—a boy who is allegedly a North Korean communist spy.

In the current international climate where North Korea takes center stage, “Forgotten Reflections” ponders on what the Korean War means to South Korea, spanning three generations. It weaves in and out of Jia’s modern perspective as she unravels her grandmother Iseul’s past to find a mysterious man. It follows two scrawny eighteen-year-old kids on a comic journey of self-discovery across the mountainous peninsula, where the occasional appearances of legendary ghosts and animals come to the aid of Jung-Soo, Iseul and Jia. Music helps them pass the time, as does the radio and the crafty carpentry skills of Iseul who would eventually make history with her handcrafted hanji paper. Unexpected friendships are forged, love burgeons and betrayal taints their elusive dreams.

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Cody by Jessie Cooke – Blog Tour 

Cody Miller has just been released from serving 8 years in prison for avenging the death of his brother.

His only family are those at the Southside Skulls Outlaw Biker Club, where the girl he loves lives, but he hasn’t heard from her since his incarceration and no one is telling him what he wants to hear… that she still loves him.

Macy Linden awaits anxiously for Cody’s return, and how he will react when he learns of her life now.

No longer the boy she last saw, Cody is now six foot two and two hundred and thirty pounds of solid muscle, driven by the need to complete some unfinished business.

Macy has something else she has been hiding. A big secret that will threaten to drive them apart.

Can they still find the love they once had after all their secrets are revealed?

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