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[Book Review] Dream Dancer by S. J. Schwaidelson

By S. J. Schwaidelson Leah Fine is an Anthropology student from Minnesota, recording the rituals of an ancient civilization in Peru. A year studying their culture and rites carries a deeper meaning for Leah and, on returning home to Minnesota, to continue her studies, she finds she’s left something of herself behind. Tan, a member […]

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November Book Review Wrap Up

So many books, so little time! I am an avid reader and love to share recommendations with fellow readers. My choice in books tend to vary by my mood but some of my favorites are mystery, suspense, thriller, and humor. Get my reviews direct to your inbox every Wednesday and check back here for monthly […]

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What to Blog About Before Your Book is Published

Congratulations on your new book! Maybe it’s complete, maybe it’s a work in progress. No matter what phase you’re in, you’re probably wondering what you should be sharing with potential readers to get them excited about reading it. Hopefully, by now, you’ve also established your writing platform. If not, what are you waiting for? An […]

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Book Club Questions for Nonfiction

Do you belong to a book club? If not, now is a great time to get your friends together for an hour or so to discuss your current reads. As it is currently, “Nonfiction November”, I’ve put together a list of questions, perfect for discussing nonfiction books. Download a printable copy for your next club […]

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Book Review- Hip Set by Michael Fertik

By Michael Fertik Oscar Orleans is a refugee, living in Israel, serving as a liaison to fellow African refugees, living in a slum of Tel Aviv. Orleans is called in by his friend, Inspector Kobi Sambinsky, of the Asylum unit with the Israeli police, to assist when a young man, from South Sudan, is found […]

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Reader’s Favorite Gives The Package, A Novella 5 Stars Again!

Early reviews are coming in for The Package, A Novella. I am honored to receive a second five star review from Readers’ Favorite. From Readers’ Favorite The Package: A Novella by Heidi Slowinski is a short read packed with mystery and excitement. Noa, a travel blogger with plenty of initiative, purchases a jacket from a […]

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Book Review- Not Cool: Europe by Train in a Heatwave by Jules Brown

By: Jules Brown For my second Non-Fiction November selection, I joined Jules Brown on a 9 country in 9 days train trip across Europe…in the middle of a heatwave. This adventure travels through Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Liechtenstein, Z├╝rich, and Milan. This is the second work by Jules Brown I’ve read and it […]

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Reader’s Favorite Gives The Package, A Novella 5 Stars

Early reviews are coming in for The Package, A Novella. I am honored to receive a five star review from Readers’ Favorite. From Readers’ Favorite The Package by Heidi Slowinski keeps you engaged from beginning to end. Noa is a travel blogger who is and has been since childhood a spy thriller junkie. On a […]

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Book Review- Be a Duck!: 8 Lessons From Our Feathered Friends by Wendy Jarvis

By: Wendy Jarvis I’m starting off Non-Fiction November with a review of Be A Duck by Wendy Jarvis. This is a self-help book that challenges the reader to evaluate their empathy, self-awareness, and emotional intelligence through the lens of a duck. I can honestly say, I had not considered modeling my behavior after a duck. […]

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18 Bookish Hanukkah Gifts for the Reader in Your Life

It’ll be time to light the Hanukkah lights before we know it. Which means it’s time to start planning for eight nights of presents! To help you find the best gifts to give the book lover in your life, I’ve compiled a list of 18 great ideas to get you started. Some of these are […]

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