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Editorial Review: Miracle on Hammertown Road

 

Title: Miracle on Hammertown Road: One Man’s Fall and Salvation

Author: Jim “Bubba” Bay with Mic Ruzich

Genre: Biographical/Inspirational

 

Miracle on Hammertown Road: One Man’s Fall and Salvation by Jim “Bubba” Bay (with Mic Ruzich) tells Bubba’s life story of trials and tribulations.

On November 15, 2009 while walking home, Bubba moves quickly to avoid an oncoming car. Due to rainfall and erosion, the shoulder of the road is unstable. When he takes this fateful step, Bubba has a serious fall down a ravine. He experiences significant physical injuries and painstakingly crawls out of the ravine. He believes he will die and hopes only to be found for a decent funeral.

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Editorial Review: Pray Lied Eve 2: Further Tales of the Untoward

 

Title: Pray Lied Eve 2: Further Tales of the Untoward

Author:  Lydia Peever

Genre: Horror – Short Stories

This collection of six unrelated short stories spans a few subgenres of horror from the psychopathic to the fantastical. Death, however, circulates as a recurrent theme with tales hitting on different aspects or relationships to deaths both tragic and unnatural.  Fittingly, Halloween is central to several tales which update existent folklore to create single-sitting reads of dark urban fantasy.

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Editorial Review – Pivot Points

 

Title: Pivot Points

Author: T. R. Connolly

Genre: Short Stories, Contemporary Fiction

This collection of twelve stories offers readers a fairly broad spectrum of characters and settings, allowing readers to experience places from New York City, St. Joseph, Missouri, Coamo, Puerto Rico, and Recife, Brazil.

Most of the stories have a strong urban flavor, even if they’re more “small town” than big city, and likewise, the characters also vary. Some are young, others older, dying or even dead, but what ties these stories together is the agency represented by the group.

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Throwback Thursday: Night Study – Book Review

 

Throwback Thursday is a series where we take a look back at some of BRD’s most popular posts. Enjoy!

Book Review of Night Study by Maria V. Snyder
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I’m so glad that Maria V Snyder decided to continue on with the poison study series. I’ve always enjoyed her books in the series because of the world that she has created is very colorful and you can picture yourself immersed in this world and riding along with Yalena, Valek the rest of the gang we’ve come to know and love.

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Breaking the Silence – Book Review

 

Author name: Diamante Lavendar

Name of the book: Breaking The Silence

Genre of the book: Inspirational Fiction, Chick Lit, Memoir

Book synopsis: Joan Eastman was born like any other girl. However, her existence would prove to be a life of great pain. Growing up, she was treated differently by family members, powerless to defend herself against them. Feeling she had been dealt a wicked hand by the “powers that be”, she spiraled into despair and recklessness. She became a victim of agonizing circumstances and self-hatred.

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