Category Archives: Editorial Reviews

Editorial Review – Poetry ‘n That

 

Title: Poetry ‘n That

Author name: Seána Geri McCloskey

Genre: Poetry

 

This collection of short poems cover a diverse array of topics, discussing Brexit, Theresa May’s time as prime minister, Scottish independence, and the plight of the downtrodden during Christmas over the course of its pages.

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Editorial Review – Stranded in Love

 

Book Title: Stranded In Love

Author: Victoria Grant

Genre: Contemporary romance

 

Two strangers find themselves stranded and at the mercy of the whims of Mother Nature in this offering by Victoria Grant. The first novel in the Calderone series, it tells the story of Laney Calderone who, by anyone’s standards, is having one heck of a bad day.

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Editorial Review – Fortune Favors the Bold

 

Title: Fortune Favors the Bold – A Woman’s Odyssey through a Turbulent Century

Author name: Theodore Modis

Genre: Creative Non-fiction / Biography / Memoir

 

This creative nonfiction work looks at the life of Theodosia Modis, lover and wife of Giorgos Modis, the son of a significant martyr in the cultural and political conflict between Greeks and Bulgarians in Macedonia prior to the First World War. Though she was primarily a schoolteacher, mother, and wife, this volume celebrates the story of her achievements and her long and eventful life.

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Editorial Review – Productivity Equation: The Four Step Process to Accomplishing More of What’s Important to You

 

Title: Productivity Equation: The Four Step Process to Accomplishing More of What’s Important to You

Author: Elita Torres

Genre: Business / Productivity

 

Most people have specific goals about what they want to accomplish in a specific time period, such as a day, month, or year. Everyone has days where they wish they could’ve been more productive, or even if they were quite productive, found more time for fun and relationships. Readers can find themselves wishing they were more efficient in the blocks of time they issue at work and at home. This takes knowledge, and readers of self-help and self-enrichment books are aware that a little bit of knowledge can go a long way.

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Editorial Review – Road to Antietam

 

Title: Road to Antietam

Author: Tom E. Hicklin

Genre: Historical Fiction

 

The Galloway brothers leave behind their family and the quiet lives they’ve always led in Ohio to join the Federal Army in what is expected to be a quick routing of the Southern rebel forces during the Civil War. Daniel joins the Army to prove his worth to the father of the woman he wants to marry, while his younger brother Christopher hopes to find glory. Both are gravely unprepared for the horrors they’ll face when they finally enter the battlefield.

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Editorial Review – Finding Santa: The Adventure of Greedy Elf

 

Title: Finding Santa: The Adventure of Greedy Elf

Author: Ellie Elf

Genre: Children’s Picture Book

 

Gus the elf is a very hard worker. So hard in fact, that one winter Santa invites him along to deliver presents to children on Christmas Eve. Upon finding a toy train that has been broken by a child, Gus transforms into Greedy Elf, a bitter usurper who wants to take Santa’s power for himself and run the North Pole his own way. When Santa gets shrunk down to the size of a toy and trapped in an ice bubble by Greedy Elf, it’s up to Lucy the pixie to follow a trail of riddle-clues and free Santa.

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Editorial Review – Black Moon: The Chronicles of Tucker Littlefield

 

Title: Black Moon: The Chronicles of Tucker Littlefield

Author: Tegon Maus

Genre: Action / Adventure

 

In Black Moon: The Chronicles of Tucker Littlefield, Tucker is once again thrusted into the world of the Kindred, a society of nine tribes, all with unique physical, cultural, and regional attributes. When the Kindred’s sacred ceremony ends in murder, Tucker attempts to regain some order in the chaos that has broken out. But he realizes too late that this action will bind him, at least temporarily, to the Kindred in a way no one expects. With no clue how to fix what he’s started, he sets out on a journey to right the wrongs the Black Moon has brought.

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Editorial Review – Vykup: A Novel of the Koldun

 

Title: Vykup: A Novel of the Koldun

Author: Andi Marchal

Genre: Romance / Fantasy

 

A chance encounter at a Russian Literature course becomes the first step to a world of magic and romance for aspiring writer Kaat Collins. Through her immediate and intense connection with the enigmatic Kolya Orlov, Kaat becomes increasingly involved in the politics, conflict, and divided loyalties of the village of Vykup, a village that is mysterious and familiar at the same time, where no one and nothing is as it seems.

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Editorial Review – A Price of Blood

 

Title: A Price of Blood

Authors: Renee Peters and Rae Stilwell

Genre: Paranormal Fantasy

 

The Anowen coven is a 700 year-old family of vampires who move freely among the ranks of society in Regency England. In A Price of Blood, the taut second installment in the Songs of Blood Saga, Arch Lord Lian of Anowen has broken his promise to a rival coven not to sire any new vampires.

As tensions rise between the two covens, war is threatened and even the strongest bonds of blood and fidelity are tested. Embroiled in the middle of this dangerous game of bloodthirsty aristocracy is Delilah, a mortal girl who once captured the heart of Anowen’s Arch lord. In order to protect her, Lian must risk everything he loves.

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Editorial Review – The Company of Demons

 

Title: The Company of Demons

Author: Michael J. Jordan

Genre: Crime / Thriller / Mystery / Suspense

 

John Coleman seems to have his life altogether: he’s a lawyer with his own firm in Cleveland, the city he was raised in, and has a loving wife and a beautiful daughter. But John’s suppression and denial of his dark past catches up with him when his friend is brutally murdered in a manner reminiscent of a serial killer from decades prior.

Fearing for his life, and the life of his loved ones, John is forced to face his traumas as people in the city drop like flies. But when his precautions get him into trouble, he realizes his life is possibly the most at risk.

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