“The Whaler’s Daughter” by Jerry Mikorenda

So, “The Whaler’s Daughter” by Jerry Mikorenda is definitely a character driven story over a plot-based story, which I wasn’t expecting when I picked up the book. But this fact is what made the story truly hit home in the end. … More “The Whaler’s Daughter” by Jerry Mikorenda

“This Too Shall Pass…A mother will do anything to save her son…” by Marisa Billions

Not very often does a book take readers on such an emotional rollercoaster than that within “This Too Shall Pass” by Marisa Billions. A little bit coming of age and finding one’s self, and a little bit familial drama, the life of Eva is packed into this fast-paced read. … More “This Too Shall Pass…A mother will do anything to save her son…” by Marisa Billions

“Comfrey, Wyoming: Birds of a Feather” by Daphne Birkmyer

Everyone has their demons, whether a wandering husband or a taste for too much alcohol, but ultimately “Comfrey, Wyoming: Birds of a Feather” by Daphne Birkmyer is a story of a mother’s love and the lengths she will go in her grief to renew life, the beauty of beginning again. … More “Comfrey, Wyoming: Birds of a Feather” by Daphne Birkmyer

“Where Are We Tomorrow?” by Tavi Taylor Black

Show Biz is a rough life to lead, and yet I cannot think of a better author to bring this industry to the page than Tavi Taylor Black. Black brings fourteen years of experience touring with rock bands to the pages of this book, lending an accuracy unique to her writing, and yet detailed enough to set the scene for even the most amateur concert goer. More powerful though is her feminine take on a stereotypically male industry. Bringing a woman’s most gutting and emotional experience, a miscarriage, to a chauvinistically masculine industry and weaving it into a story of loss, love, and finding one’s way. … More “Where Are We Tomorrow?” by Tavi Taylor Black