Publication Date: January 24, 2017
Random British citizens are called upon to step into governmental roles for a 3-year term. Their roles are determined by their skill set, but what about Queenie Mason, a woman without a skill set? Naturally, she’ll lead the country.
Continue reading Queenie’s Teapot A Political Satire (Queenie Chronicles) by Caroline Steele
Publication Date: February 8, 2018
The Dalai Camel is the story of a being reincarnated as a camel and searching for enlightenment. The Dalai Camel crossed oceans and continents facing adversity with his band of companions and is shares his story with the world.
Continue reading The Dalai Camel: A Bizarre Tale of UnBEARable Bliss & Bewilderment by C.E. Rachlin
Publication Date: January 1, 2006
Better World Book Challenge 3 – A Childhood Favorite
Corrie Ten Boom and her family lived in Haarlem in the Netherlands in 1940 when the Nazis invaded. As Calvinists, they saw it as their duty to help God’s people and set about creating a hiding place in their home for Jewish people that came to them for refuge. The Hiding Place follows their quest to save those they could and their ultimate capture and internment.
Continue reading The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom
Publication Date: January 16, 2018
It’s 1874 and War, Famine, Conquest and Death are called upon to find a little boy from a prominent family. The boy is seen leaving his home with his father, a man who has been dead for three years. In the meantime, Death is doing his day job when he comes across a little girl named Elizabeth that can see him as he’s collecting her aunt and bringing her home. Can the Horseman find out what happened to the boy and other children who have disappeared and what will they do about Elizabeth?
Continue reading Four Horsemen (How to be Dead Book 4) by Dave Turner
Publication Date: November 10, 2017
Better World Book Challenge 2 – An Independently Published Book
Pocketful of Bones
While trying to hide evidence, Finnegan MacGillivray finds a burial ground in the garden of the home he shares with his mother. He becomes obsessed with finding the secrets behind the bones and is forced to move away when his compulsion crosses several lines. When he returns many years later will Finnegan discover that he was living with a killer?
The author gave me a copy of this novel in exchange for my review.
Continue reading Pocketful of Bones by Julie Frayn
Publication Date: February 6, 2012 (Audible version was released on December 12, 2017)
Private Investigator Brett Cornell is back and once again on the hot seat. A man with whom he had a very public punch-up is found dead and the bullet that killed him came from Brett’s gun. Can he find out who is setting him up before he’s locked up for good?
Brett Aerobicizes is the second book in the Brett Cornell series.
Continue reading Brett Aerobicizes (Brett Cornell Mysteries Book 2) by David D’Aguanno
Publication Date: November 14, 2017
Better World Book Challenge Book 1 – A Book nominated for a literary prize
Difficult Women by Roxanne Gay has been nominated for the Aspen Words Literary Prize, which is in its first year. Difficult Women is a collection of short stories focusing on the highs, lows and humor of women living life.
Continue reading Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
Publication Date: June 14, 2017
Snow White and the Seventeen Dwarfs is a dark and satirical take on the cartoon version of the classic fairy tale.
Continue reading Snow White and the Seventeen Dwarfs: A Fairy Tale Satire by Ford Forkum
Publication Date: November 27, 2016
Eddie is a 52-year-old loner living in Barstow, California in the 1950s. He spends the free time away from he has at his job in the bank watching movies. When Mary Rose comes into the bank looking like a movie star, Eddie finds her irresistible. He discovers that she and her father moved to the area after experiencing a windfall. As enchanted as he is by Mary Rose, when her father presents the idea of a bank heist, Eddie knows he needs to walk away. But can he just leave?
Continue reading Need More Road by Stephen Jared
Publication Date: November 30, 2016
Jason Krabb is a normal high-school kid hating school, stealing money from his mom’s purse and feeling up hams (which he imagines are like breasts) in the grocery store. His goals are to be a rockstar and get a girlfriend. When he goes to a bonfire and meets a girl, his life plans change. As things get difficult at home, how will this boy become a man in 1990s Idaho?
Continue reading Pipeliner by Shaw Hartje