Review: Petals by Laurisa White Reyes

Petals: A Novel is a very good novel about a young girl named Carly whose recovering from her mothers death but is also learning about her fathers Guatemalan culture. I do not want to give away the story but it is worth the read. The characters are well developed and the experience of her visit to Guatemala is written so well we also become culturally … Continue reading Review: Petals by Laurisa White Reyes

Keeper of Crows Review

Have you heard of binge watchers being a show hole? Well I was in the readers version called the book hole. I have started so many and stopped. Casey L. Bond always has a way of bringing that spark to met hat I need. It really got me back to the books literally when I was able to read Keeper of Crows. The idea of … Continue reading Keeper of Crows Review

New Release: Keeper of Crows

Carmen Kennedy is a spoiled brat from Beverly Hills with a chip on her shoulder and a cocaine addiction to match. Using drugs to suppress reality, her life is more than she can stomach most days. All she wants is to disappear, and on one fateful night, her wish is granted.   There is a world that exists just beyond the fabric of our own. … Continue reading New Release: Keeper of Crows

Californium by R. Dean Johnson

  This book is a fantastic coming of age novel during a time when rebellion is about finding yourself. This book captures teen angst in a storyline that uses punk rock and seeking popularity to follow the story of a young man named Reece. Reece wants nothing more than to be noticed especially after he returns from New York. He left a life he loved … Continue reading Californium by R. Dean Johnson

Glass Coffin Excerpt

Only stalkers and men of ill-repute watched women from behind street corners and lampposts and carriages. William felt like both, but he could not keep her out of his sight. He’d only just arrived in Everdale an hour before, and, to his surprise, he saw her immediately, Trudy, not fifteen paces away. He should have talked to her. Instead, he’d hidden. William was a coward. … Continue reading Glass Coffin Excerpt

The Glass Coffin Blitz

Gertrude “Trudy” Dodsworth wants nothing more than to be with the love of her life, William Haddington, Earl of Waverly. Her father, the evil “sin collector” Frederick Dodsworth, forbids the union and sends Trudy and her mother far away to a town called Everdale. While there, Trudy catches the eye of the roguishly handsome and very controlling, Lawson Stockwell–also an earl. He asks for her … Continue reading The Glass Coffin Blitz

Back of Beyond Blitz

Dina Martin and Nicholas Riley are total opposites.  She’s the good girl with the perfect grades and he’s the bad boy with the reputation.  Growing up together with close family ties, they have been at war for as long as they can remember. When the unthinkable happens, neither of them wants it. Set in a small town at the turn of the millennium, this story … Continue reading Back of Beyond Blitz

Back of Beyond Review

This book transported me back to my teenage years during the nineties. Neeny Boucher cleverly uses ninety alternative/grunge rock songs for the chapter titles and this cleverly sets the tone for each one. This book is supposed to be YA but I feel that it is more for us generation X readers because it really takes you back. Dina Martin is at a cross roads. … Continue reading Back of Beyond Review

Author Spotlight: Olivia Rivers

Olivia Rivers is a hybrid author of Young Adult fiction. Her works include the independently published novels “Frost Fire” and “In the Hope of Memories,” along with the traditionally published novel “Tone Deaf” (Skyhorse 2016.) As a certified geek, she enjoys experimenting with new publishing technologies, and her online serials have received over 1,000,000 hits on Wattpad.com. When Olivia isn’t working as a writer, she’s a typical … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Olivia Rivers