“Love, Life, and Logic” by Uday Mukerji

LOVE, LIFE, AND LOGIC Uday Mukerji Harvard Square Editions (2016) ISBN 9781941861264 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (2/2017) Article first published as Book Review: ‘Love, Life, and Logic’ by Uday Mukerji on Blogcritics. “Love, Life, and Logic” by Uday Mukerji begins with Rohan Fernandez waking up to find Adeline, a German student from … More “Love, Life, and Logic” by Uday Mukerji

“Mattie Celi” by M. Elizabeth Schaefer

MATTIE CELI M. Elizabeth Schaefer Outskirts Press (2016) ISBN 9781478765455 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (11/16) “Mattie Celi” by M. Elizabeth Schaefer, is the story of Mattie, a young girl determined to thrive and flourish against all odds. Mattie and her siblings endure the abuse of an alcoholic stepfather and neglect by a … More “Mattie Celi” by M. Elizabeth Schaefer

“Velda: An American Fairy Tale” by R.S. Hems

VELDA: AN AMERICAN FAIRY TALE R.S. Hems Aionios Books (2016) ASIN B01JJ5COGE Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (11/16) “Velda: An American Fairy Tale” by R.S. Hems is the story of Velda, a middle-aged woman searching for her own version of happily ever after, in spite of just about everything. The story begins with … More “Velda: An American Fairy Tale” by R.S. Hems

“After Spin the Bottle” by Janet Saunders

AFTER SPIN THE BOTTLE Janet Saunders Authorhouse (2016) ISBN 9781504984782 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (04/16) Article first published as Book Review: ‘After Spin the Bottle’ by Janet Saunders on Blogcritics. In “After Spin the Bottle” by Janet Saunders, we meet Julie Taylor. Life was pretty simple for Julie, growing up in the … More “After Spin the Bottle” by Janet Saunders

“The Carver Inheritance” by Anthony Renwick McGill

THE CARVER INHERITANCE Anthony Renwick McGill Anthony Renwick McGill (2015) ASIN  B0166UAIOU Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (03/16) “The Carver Inheritance” by Anthony Renwick McGill begins in 1874 when twenty-three year old Sarah Boyle journeys to Sioux Falls to marry sixty-two year old Mel Carver. In spite of their age difference and it … More “The Carver Inheritance” by Anthony Renwick McGill

“Heathens and Liars of Lickskillet County” by Derek Berry

HEATHENS AND LIARS OF LICKSKILLET COUNTY Derek Berry PRA Publishing (2015) ISBN 9780984014279 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (03/16) Article first published as Book Review: ‘Heathens and Liars of Lickskillet County’ by Derek Berry on Blogcritics. “Heathens and Liars of Lickskillet County” is a riveting literary fiction novel by Derek Berry that portrays … More “Heathens and Liars of Lickskillet County” by Derek Berry

“In Defense of the Moth” by Johnny Newport

IN DEFENSE OF THE MOTH: OR A MEANINGLESS DANCE IN THE BLINDING HEAT AND LIGHT Johnny Newport Lulu.com (2016) ISBN 9781329823167 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (02/16) Article first published as Book Review: ‘In Defense of the Moth: or A Meaningless Dance in the Blinding Heat and Light’ by Johnny Newport on Blogcritics. … More “In Defense of the Moth” by Johnny Newport

“The Unraveling of Abby Settel” by Sylvia May

THE UNRAVELING OF ABBY SETTEL Sylvia May Turquoise Morning Press (2011) ISBN 9781935817956 Reviewed by Olivera Baumgartner-Jackson for Reader Views (11/11) There are books that appear at the right time in your life, and “The Unraveling of Abby Settel” by Sylvia May certainly is one of those. The story of a middle-aged Abby Settel, who … More “The Unraveling of Abby Settel” by Sylvia May

Killing Juggernaut by Jared Bernard

KILLING JUGGERNAUT Jared Bernard BookBaby (2015) ISBN: 9781682224045 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (11/15) Article first published as Book Review: ‘Killing Juggernaut’ by Jared Bernard on Blogcritics. “Killing Juggernaut” by Jared Bernard begins at the end. Planet Earth is in dire straits. Entire species of plants and animal are wiped out worldwide. Lack … More Killing Juggernaut by Jared Bernard

Epic Sloth: Tales of the Long Crawl by Philip Gaber

EPIC SLOTH: TALES OF THE LONG CRAWL Philip Gaber Philip Gaber (2013) ISBN 9780615726489 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (10/15) Article first published as Book Review: ‘Epic Sloth: Tales of the Long Crawl’ by Philip Gaberon Blogcritics. “Epic Sloth: Tales of the Long Crawl” by Philip Gaber is an eclectic collection straight from the … More Epic Sloth: Tales of the Long Crawl by Philip Gaber