“Epicenter: A Sweeping Historical Novel of Forbidden Love” by Carrie Hannah

It was an absolute pleasure to read “Epicenter” by Carrie Hannah. Not only are four amazing women presented, but their lives, their choices, their separate journeys, are all so exciting and different from one another that I could not put the book down. … More “Epicenter: A Sweeping Historical Novel of Forbidden Love” by Carrie Hannah

“The Essence of Nathan Biddle” by J. William Lewis

The ladder is very high when it comes to novels that are good enough, deep enough, challenging and entertaining enough to be among the true classics. But this…this has definitely ascended that ladder (for me) and taken its place among the best. If this book doesn’t win every award possible for its genre, I will be shocked. 5 Stars, and if I could give 10, I would. Enjoy this; it’s a gift! … More “The Essence of Nathan Biddle” by J. William Lewis

“The Transaction” by Guglielmo D’Izzia

“The Transaction” by Guglielmo D’Izzia follows protagonist De Angelis, a northern Italian from Milan, Italy. When De Angelis journeys to a small town in Sicily to complete a real estate transaction, he quickly finds his world unravelling. I am extremely impressed that this is D’Izzia’s first professional written work. … More “The Transaction” by Guglielmo D’Izzia

“A Bullied Reunion” by Chris Ponici

A BULLIED REUNION Chris Ponici Tellwell Talent (2018) ISBN 9781773708270 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (10/18) “A Bullied Reunion” by Chris Ponici is a gripping psychological read involving a young man and his tumultuous journey through high school as the target of bullies. The toll that years of mental and physical abuse play … More “A Bullied Reunion” by Chris Ponici

“An Essential Song” by Amy R. Saltz

AN ESSENTIAL SONG Amy R. Saltz CreateSpace (2018) ISBN 9781976419058 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (08/18) “An Essential Song” by Amy R. Saltz is a poignant story of finding love and enduring loss, persisting through the journey of growth and finding one’s self along the way. The story begins as two people meet, each on … More “An Essential Song” by Amy R. Saltz

“Tears Before Exaltation” by Fidelis O. Mkparu

TEARS BEFORE EXALTATION Fidelis O. Mkparu Harvard Square Editions (2018) ISBN 9781941861608 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (02/18) “Tears Before Exaltation” by Fidelis O. Mkparu is an extraordinary literary medical thriller that tells the story of young medical student, Ben Ava. Having lost both parents, Ben suffers their losses and struggles to finish his education … More “Tears Before Exaltation” by Fidelis O. Mkparu

“Tears Before Exaltation” by Fidelis O. Mkparu

TEARS BEFORE EXALTATION Fidelis O. Mkparu Harvard Square Editions (2018) ISBN 9781941861608 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (02/18) “Tears Before Exaltation” by Fidelis O. Mkparu is an extraordinary literary medical thriller that tells the story of young medical student, Ben Ava. Having lost both parents, Ben suffers their losses and struggles to finish his education … More “Tears Before Exaltation” by Fidelis O. Mkparu

“Waking Isabella” by Melissa Muldoon

WAKING ISABELLA Melissa Muldoon Matta Press (2017) ISBN 9780997634822 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (1/18) Melissa Muldoon delivers an enchanting story set in Arezzo, Italy about love, intrigue, mystery, traditions, and art in her latest novel, “Waking Isabella.” Leonora (Nora), a young research assistant who is at a crossroads in her life, travels to Italy … More “Waking Isabella” by Melissa Muldoon

“Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken” by Monica Bhide

KARMA AND THE ART OF BUTTER CHICKEN Monica Bhide Bodes Well Publishing (2016) ISBN 9780997662412 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (10/17) In “Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken,” Monica Bhide weaves a tale of poverty, compassion and providence that will immediately capture your heart as well as your senses. Set in Delhi, India the … More “Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken” by Monica Bhide