Ruined Innocence by Melinda De Ross

Ruined Innocence by Melinda De Ross 4 Stars An interesting set up for what inherently is a tale romance. Your typical characters are on display here with the male being the strong brooding… Continue reading

Rendezvous by Melinda De Ross

Rendezvous by Melinda De Ross 3 stars A reissue of the first book by this promising author shows the strengths and weaknesses that improve in her collection of stories. A tale of reunited… Continue reading

Blades & Vicious Smiles by Stoyko Rusev

Blades & Vicious Smiles by Stoyko Rusev 3 stars There is a telling line in this often confused and overlapping collection of work: “For the readers that haven’t given up yet”. Often muddled… Continue reading

Golden Shadows by Amitava Mazumdar

Golden Shadows by Amitava Mazumdar 4 Stars Poetry is complicated and too abstract for the general reader is a complaint often labelled. However in this impatient world there is something in being mystified… Continue reading

Clarence: The Snake from Dunolly by Susan Day

Clarence: The Snake from Dunolly by Susan Day 4 Stars Delightful tales about the adventures of a curious, youthful, na├»ve and playful snake. The author in a similar manner of child, explores her… Continue reading

Love and Ink Vol.2: Reflections by Kiana Donae

Love and Ink Vol.2: Reflections by Kiana Donae 3 stars This second collection is a continuation of the poet’s passions and life observations. Very similar with the first collection is a chance missed… Continue reading

Gold, Silver, and Bombs: The Phoenix Series Book 2 by Ted Tayler

Gold, Silver, and Bombs: The Phoenix Series Book 2 by Ted Tayler 4 Stars A rather bleak alternative of the 2012 London Olympics and sub-plots surrounding topical stories of extremists at university campuses… Continue reading

Wandering Among the Stars by Wirton Arvel

Wandering Among the Stars by Wirton Arvel 3 stars A common theme in today’s poetic world is appreciating the art and ensuring it still maintains a voice. At the heart of this book… Continue reading

Stories from the Age of Distraction: The Island by Patricia Mahon

Stories from the Age of Distraction: The Island by Patricia Mahon 3 stars A story with a central theme that appeals to many a writer, which is maintaining the tradition of storytelling. Such… Continue reading

Fading by Heather Kirchhoff

Fading by Heather Kirchhoff 5 stars A very touching piece of work that uses strong description and character development to move to the inevitable end. Quite reminiscent of having to describe one object… Continue reading