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23. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Tightening His Grip (The Main Man Trilogy Book 2) by Jane Bean

Tightening His Grip is Book 2 in The Main Man Trilogy. Book 1: His Willing Marionettes started out as a short story entitled Nature or Nurture – a tale of three classmates – narcissistic antihero Darren and his two co-dependants Joel and Grace. After writing the short story, the characters wouldn't give me any peace until I had expanded their tale to a full length novel. Originally called [...]


23. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Teen Little Black Book - #Sadfishing Talk to Kids by Patrice M Foster

Little black book #sadfishing talk to kids was written to bring the attention about the alarming increase rate of teens sharing their emotional problems online for social likes and views online. By acting that they are unhappy, sad, and in some extreme case depressed. These risky behaviors can attract unwanted advance, like sharks ready to attack, adults who may not have their best interest. This [...]


22. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Last Wish or, the ravings of a mad woman by Ray Boydstun

It is a book of free verse "love" poetry taken from 50-60% of my surviving journal notes about this subject matter of a raving mad woman in 1990-1992. The story is told by the perpetrator rather than her victim as most poetry I read seems to be in the victim's voice. I love to invert things like that. It makes it more interesting in this case. There are two main characters. One is a beautiful [...]


22. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Reviving Jim Morrison by George Thomas Clark

I became a fan of Jim Morrison and The Doors soon after the launch of their eponymous first album and their still-legendary hit "Light My Fire." Morrison as the lead singer stood in the spotlight not only on stage but in the media that featured his stunning good looks, articulate interviews and philosophical discussions, and, ominously, his wild drunkenness and substance abuse. People who knew or [...]


22. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Rough Diamond Island - A Rough Guide to the Isle of Wight by A.K. Harris

A rather Unique persepective of the UK's Isle of Wight, inspired by the love of the island by a former islander who knew the island landscape better than some residents due to annual walks round the 70 mile coastal path for charity fundraising. Writing this book has helped to keep me close to the Isle of Wight while I am so far away, it keeps a living breathing line between my heart and the [...]


22. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Stepping out of the Circle - An account of a Childhood by A.K. Harris

This autobiographical account uses an unusual technique to tell an almost impossibly bizarre childhood story in a way that allowed the author to be emotionally detached and objective as she told the story in short sessions which enabled her to leave the story and carry out normal daily life in between. The creation of the book was a therapeutic and healing process and allowed the author to [...]


22. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Sanctuary Farm First 12 Stories - Sanctuary Farm Foster Stories by A.K. Harris

On an island on the UK coast is a smallholding called Sanctuary, run by retired farmers, Joe and Kitty, nearby their son and his wife, Zak and Marie, run a sheep farm wth a thousand ewes. Joe and Kitty normally foster primary school aged children, mainly on short term placements but sometimes longer term, although social services are sometimes short of carers for other age groups and needs and [...]


22. Feb 2020
★★★★★

A Wolf at the Gate (Orkneyinga Murders Book 2) by Lexie Conyngham

A Wolf at the Gate is the second book in my Orkneyinga Murders series, set in Viking times in Orkney – and it has some insights into the clash between the world of the old gods and the world of the new religion, Christianity. I wrote this book because when I had finished the first book in the series, Tomb for an Eagle, I wasn't finished with my main characters, busy and impoverished woolworker [...]


21. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Remember A Day by J.D. Wilson

What is it about the passing of time that makes us have regrets when we get older? Can the question even be answered? Is it simply human nature? As we get older, it seems that time passes much quicker than it did when we were younger. For the protagonist in this story, these questions are all too real. Jack Grant is staring into the abyss. His past, those events from so long ago, have come back. [...]


21. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Waking the Witch - Short Historical Paranormal Romance by Lisa Gardiner

This two hour romance short read is an erotic romance set during the Salem Witch Trials. This novella was inspired by Arther Miller's The Crucible Waking the Wtich by Lisa Gardiner has been in the top hundred on Amazon for Medieval Historical Romance althought the story is actually set later in 1693. A dominant younger man. A good woman enslaved by lust. Faith Abbot is a good puritan [...]


21. Feb 2020
★★★★★

The King's Book of Numerology, Volume 6 - Love Relationships by Richard Andrew King

What is more powerful than love? Nothing. So why not discover the secrets of all great relationships and how you can apply them to your life? There are far too many divorces and failed relationships and marriages in today's world. One reason is that people focus on the externals – looks, money, power, fame, celebrity, but externals do not feed our most primal needs, wants, desires and [...]


20. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Farewell - A Story of Life on The Streets by A. Pseudonym

A gritty and dramatic short read about the life of the homeless on the streets. The book is written from experience and based on real people and situations. The author has experience of homelessness as an adult and as a child, as well as having worked for homelessness charities since being housed. The story follows the adventures of a group of homeless people on the streets of the UK as [...]


20. Feb 2020
★★★★★

The Black Belt Book of Life - Secrets of a Martial Arts Master by Richard Andrew King

Martial Arts is life. There is nothing in martial arts training that does not have an application to our day-to-day living. Verily, Martial Arts offer a cornucopia of life principles, skills and strategies for developing and living a well-balanced and successful existence. Arguably, the general perception of Martial Arts is one of fighting and physical combat. However, for a person to seek [...]


20. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Out of the Shadows - The Life and Works of Mary de Morgan by Marilyn Pemberton

I first “discovered” Mary De Morgan when I was doing a PhD on “Glimpses of Utopia and Dystopia in Victorian Fairylands” and read her name a few times in academic books on fairy tales. I searched for her fairy tales and found enough to include in my thesis but I became quite fascinated with this woman and once I had finished my PhD I decided to find out as much about her as possible and [...]


20. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Hidden Gardens of Japan 日本の秘庭 by John Lander

Hidden Gardens of Japan 日本の秘庭 explores unseen and unsung gardens throughout Japan, those that have been overlooked by tourist hordes and still retain their original calm and peacefulness without the mobs. These gardens are not as famous as their cousins for different reasons: the temple priest may simply be uninterested in their sanctuary becoming a tourist attraction, or their location [...]


20. Feb 2020
★★★★★

OFFBEAT JAPAN by John Lander

Offbeat Japan - An Exploration of the Quirky and Outlandish - Visitors and armchair travelers will find festivals where people dress up as cartoon characters, bathe in green tea or wine or restaurants decorated with monsters. Have some fun at raucous festivals devoted to phallic symbols, or jumping half naked into the ocean with your neighbors. The perception of Japan is usually rather serious [...]


20. Feb 2020
★★★★★

The Sun God's Heir - Return (Book One) by Elliott Baker

"This book was amazing! I'm traditionally into science fiction novels, but decided to take a step in a different direction. I was not disappointed! From the character development, to the overarching storyline, to the action "scenes", this book had me completely enthralled!" --Amazon Review Loved it! This novel has it all. A caveat: this is not my usual genre, but I love to read new award [...]


20. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Silver and the Castlestone House Mystery by Ray Boydstun

This is a book I started to write at 8 years old in 1977 after being inspired by an author and a picture of a girl on horseback swiftly escaping a frightening house. I finished it at 12 years old. It was originally about an 11-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy who lived in the forests of Texas and got around on horseback. When I found the manuscript in 2003 I reworked it into two 14-year-old [...]


19. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Save Him - Can he prevent the death of Jesus? by William M Hayes

Rydel Scott has discovered a form of time-travel. Overworked during the process, he believes he has been sent a message from God. That message-save His son from crucifixion. Reviews: • "...Hayes's Save Him combines the physics of chaos theory and the whiz-bang action of a techno thriller to fuel a military page-turner that tests the faith of everyone involved...major characters are well [...]


18. Feb 2020
★★★★★

World Heritage Japan by John Lander

John Lander explores the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Japan to view the country's architecture, history, customs and festivals. Lander traveled to almost all the country's UNESCO sites: from well-known places like Mount Fuji to hidden temple gardens and off-the-beaten-path offshore islands. The book also includes intangible world heritage cultural items, providing portraits of Japanese cuisine, [...]


18. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Captured by Fae - MMF Paranormal Romance (Magical Mayhem Ménage Book 1) by Lisa Gardiner

Captured by Fae is a novel packed with magic, alpha male dominance, explosive passion and suspense. • Like 50 shades on acid - Good Reads review • Well worth the read - Ashley Lister When I wrote Captured by Fae, I wanted to write an erotic romance with the magic and excitement of a Christmas movie. Captured by Fae is a re-telling of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, the difference [...]


17. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Song of the Nightingale - a tale of two castrati by Marilyn Pemberton

The seed for what became my second historical novel, Song of the Nightingale, came about four years ago, when I listened to a discussion on Radio 3 about Alessandro Moreschi, the only castrato ever to have been recorded. It was mentioned, almost in passing, that young boys in 17th and 18th-century Italy were often handed over to conservatoires by their poverty stricken parents, where they would [...]


17. Feb 2020
★★★★★

The Book of WHY (and HOW) - Discover the Timeless Secrets to Meaning, Success and Abundance by Corey Poirier

The book of WHY (and HOW) is for those people who struggle with feeling a lack of purpose, and those who want to understand what to do now that they have found their purpose (their WHY). It's also based on more than 5,000 interviews with the world's top influencers and the book has been endorsed by everyone from John Gray (Men are from Mars), T. Harv Eker (Secrets of the Millionaire Mind), JJ [...]


17. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Get It Done - The Simple Process for Finding Harmony by Destroying Your To-Do List by Belinda Goodrich

As a productivity "expert", I was originally writing the book, Get It Done, to provide readers with my hacks - my tips and tricks as to how I maximized my productivity. However, I realized that doing so would be incredibly superficial. I wanted to go deeper into the minds and lives of my readers and challenge the real obstacles to productivity. So many people that I talk with say "I'd be fine [...]


15. Feb 2020
★★★★★

Abo - A wee boy's progress by Allan Neil

This is the story of my life from my birth in December 1938 until another life-changing event in 1999. My parents were a domestic worker on a farm in Scotland and a disabled ex-coal miner, then working as a labourer in a paper mill in the town of #Penicuik, some ten miles south of Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh. In the book I describe my wartime childhood in what would now be described as [...]



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