“Skull & Pestle: New Tales of Baba Yaga,” edited by Kate Wolford

SKULL & PESTLE: NEW TALES OF BABA YAGA Kate WolfordWorld Weaver Press (2019)ISBN 9781732254626 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (5/19) “Skull & Pestle: New Tales of Baba Yaga,” is an anthology of stories edited by Kate Wolford about an old witch from Slavic mythology. She lives in the forest, in a hut that... Continue Reading →

“Fire In The Rectory” by Stan Freeman

FIRE IN THE RECTORY Stan FreemanHampshire House Publishing Co. (2019)ISBN 9780989333399Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (3/19) “Fire In The Rectory” by Stan Freeman brings readers back in touch with private detective John Nolan, an immigrant from Ireland who has made a name for himself as a top-notch detective. Nolan’s seemingly demure behavior often... Continue Reading →

“Frost Heaves” by T. Stores

FROST HEAVES T. Stores Green Writers Press (2018) ISBN 9780999499511 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (02/19) The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “frost heaves” as, “an up thrust of ground or pavement caused by freezing of moist soil.” These are most common in northeastern states like New Hampshire and Vermont. Reading about frost heaves made... Continue Reading →

“What Some Would Call Lies” by Rob Davidson

WHAT SOME WOULD CALL LIES Rob Davidson Five Oaks Press (2018) ISBN 9781944355470 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (2/19) “What Some Would Call Lies” by Rob Davidson is a fascinating collection of two novellas that delve into memory versus lies and how our lenses change to accommodate and mold our unconscious desires into... Continue Reading →

“Buy The Horse A Guinness: & Other Wee Tales of Ireland” by David K. McDonnell

BUY THE HORSE A GUINNESS: & OTHER WEE TALES OF IRELAND David K. McDonnell Burrowing Owl Press (2018) ISBN 9780986038518 Reviewed By Susan Violante for Reader Views (2/19) “Buy The Horse A Guinness: & Other Wee Tales of Ireland” by David K. McDonnell is a collection of narrated short Irish stories as the author usually... Continue Reading →

“Hairway to Heaven Stories” by Patty Somlo

HAIRWAY TO HEAVEN STORIES Patty Somlo Cherry Castle Publishing (2018) ISBN 9780692964385 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (1/19) “Hairway to Heaven Stories” by Patty Somlo is a fascinating collection of fifteen short stories that delve into the lives of people living in or around the neighborhood of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in... Continue Reading →

“The Lost Heifetz and Other Stories” by Michael Tabor

THE LOST HEIFETZ AND OTHER STORIES Michael Tabor S&S Books, LLC. (2018) ISBN  9780998677804 Reviewed by Jennifer Wilson for Reader Views (12/18) “The Lost Heifetz and Other Stories” is a collection of twelve of the best stories I've ever read. I never thought I would enjoy another collection as much as I enjoyed The Bachman... Continue Reading →

“Memories and Mysteries” by James W. Dean

MEMORIES AND MYSTERIES James W. Dean Outskirts Press (2017) ISBN 9781478791751 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (11/18) Author James Dean knows how to capture readers attention with his “sit by the fire and let me tell you a story” memories of growing up in, “Memories and Mysteries.” I loved the down-home cadence of... Continue Reading →

“Penny: Hands I Passed Through…Things I saw…Stories I Can Tell!” by Peter Davidson

PENNY: HANDS I PASSED THROUGH…THINGS I SAW…STORIES I CAN TELL! Peter Davidson Sweet Memories Publishing (2017) ISBN 9780976271895 Reviewed by Valicia France for Reader Views (10/18) “Penny: Hands I Passed Through…Things I saw…Stories I Can Tell!” by Peter Davidson is about the very special Penny, in its own opinion and that of several of the... Continue Reading →

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