#BookReview: Breaking Through the Silence – The Journey to Surviving Sexual Assault by Marissa F. Cohen

Reviewed by me for Readers’ Favorite. Breaking Through the Silence – The Journey to Surviving Sexual Assault by Marissa F. Cohen is a compilation of a series of thought-provoking real-life episodes of real people (including that of the author) who went through traumatic incidents of sexual assault(s). Having said that this is more than just that. This book is an eye-opener, empowering tool, and an encyclopedia of emotions. Sexual-assaults are happening everywhere but real number of these incidents may never surface. The reason for the discrepancy in the number of reported cases and the real number is the “victim-shaming” that … Continue reading #BookReview: Breaking Through the Silence – The Journey to Surviving Sexual Assault by Marissa F. Cohen

Book Review: Life in a Box by JoDee Neathery

Reviewed by me for Reader’s Favorite Every family has some skeletons that must remain buried from the world; however, there are a few secrets that are hidden even from the family members — and rightly so. Life in a Box by JoDee Neathery revolves around two families, Browns and Smiths, and a secret that remained hidden until Vj decided to reveal it. Andee and Scott are happily married. Andee has been facing a few health issues and is supposed to stay away from stress, but when she receives a box from her mother, Victoria Jeanne Smith (aka VJ), that consists … Continue reading Book Review: Life in a Box by JoDee Neathery

#BookReview: Down to the Needle by Mary Deal

Reviewed by me for Reader’s Favorite. Down to the Needle by Mary Deal revolves around Abigail Fischer’s search for her long-lost daughter, Becky Ann. Abi’s husband, Preston, abducted Becky when she was merely five years old, leaving Abi all alone to suffer the pain of losing someone so precious to her. Abi, however, never lost hope that one day she would be reunited with Becky. She remained actively involved in searching for her daughter. She followed each news item related to missing people and made it her life’s mission to find Becky. Although she went through a few unsuccessful relationships … Continue reading #BookReview: Down to the Needle by Mary Deal

Book Review: I Am . . . Identity Crisis Undone—the Discovery of Who We Are Through the Eyes of God by Adriene Law

Reviewed by me for Reader’s Favorite! I Am . . . Identity Crisis Undone—the Discovery of Who We Are Through the Eyes of God by Adriene Law is a book that has the potential to help many downtrodden people awaken their faith in the Almighty. The author hints about the bad things that had happened to her in the past and how lost she felt during those times. She had been carrying heavy baggage of fear, anger, insecurities, etc until she found her way to the Lord. Only when she realized that her life had a unique purpose and that He … Continue reading Book Review: I Am . . . Identity Crisis Undone—the Discovery of Who We Are Through the Eyes of God by Adriene Law

In Conversation with the Author of 3 American Cranks #Interview

I enjoyed reading 3 American Cranks – A Satire in Three Voices by R.L.Feliciello so much that I grabbed the opportunity of getting its author to answer a few questions about the book. How did Mr. Feliciello agree to an interview, you ask? Well, it’s a long story, but it’s my duty to update my loyal readers with all the facts. While reading 3 American Cranks, I got this vibe that the character of D.C.Washington is a bit racist. Of course, I may be wrong, but this is honestly how I felt at the time of reading the book. I mentioned … Continue reading In Conversation with the Author of 3 American Cranks #Interview

#BookReview – Silent Grace by Gerri LeClerc

Silent Grace by Gerri LeClerc is an emotional ride that involves two sisters, Beth and Patrice, and Grace. Patrice has a history of drug addiction, but she is trying to get rid of this habit for the sake of her only daughter, Grace. Even with the help of her older sister, Patrice is finding it hard to stay on course. Due to an ailment, Grace lost her ability to hear, which affected her confidence to speak as well. She loves her mom more than anybody else in the whole world. Despite all these troubles, things seemed to be alright from the … Continue reading #BookReview – Silent Grace by Gerri LeClerc

#BookReview: I Only Wanted to Be a Dad by Steve Petrou

Reviewed by me for Readers’ Favorite Men Suffer Too, I Only Wanted to Be a Dad by Steve Petrou is a mirror into the head and heart of a man who is having trouble becoming a dad. Although men might disagree, they are very complicated creatures. They keep their emotions to themselves, which makes their partners wonder what’s going on their heads. However, breaking the complicated boundaries, Steve opens up in this book about the hardest time of his life. It all started when his wife, Vaso, (whom he lovingly calls Vas) expressed her desire to be a mom. It seems … Continue reading #BookReview: I Only Wanted to Be a Dad by Steve Petrou

#BookReview – Chasing What’s Already Gone by Michael Ross

When your heart says the person you just met is the love of your life, but you are already married to someone, do you give your “love of life” a chance or shrug him/her off as a mere infatuation? Daniel Pearson, in Chasing What’s Already Gone by Michael Ross, faced this exact same dilemma when he noticed an incredibly beautiful girl while he was out shopping (or — more aptly — tolerating) with his wife, Jane. His marriage with Jane has been undergoing a rocky period since a long time and they both seemed to be suffering each other’s presence … Continue reading #BookReview – Chasing What’s Already Gone by Michael Ross

#BookReview – The War of the First Day by Thomas Fleet

If you grew up watching Bewitched and dreamt of meeting a beautiful witch then after reading The War of the First Day, all your fantasies would come crashing down. In this book by Thomas Fleet, lies bare not only the beauty but also the ugliness of witches. Lilta, the protagonist, is the apprentice of a very powerful and dangerous witch, Apandra. Whatever Apandra commands, Lilta follows out of respect and fear. Her orders are not subtle like bring me a glass of water or wipe the floors so clean that she can see her reflection in it; these are life-threatening ones like kill … Continue reading #BookReview – The War of the First Day by Thomas Fleet