All Blog Posts Tagged 'fiction' (40)

Romance and Knights in Shining Armor

School teacher Elinor Hawthorne inherits from her grandmother a house in Scotland. Soon enough, she begins to suspect something strange is going on in the house. Naturally, Elinor has common sense and doesn’t believe in ghosts — that is, until she sees them.

That’s right, not one but two: Basil Manneville and Guy Guiscard, medieval knights killed in battle against the…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on August 20, 2012 at 4:33am — No Comments

A Conversation with Disney Animation Artist Dominick Domingo, Author of the YA Fantasy, The Nameless Prince

Dominick Domingo is a veteran Animation Artist (Lion King, Pocahontas, Hunchback, Tarzan, Fantasia) who’s illustrated YA books for Penguin, Random House, Lowell House, Disney Publishing, Hyperion Books, and Harcourt. Developing original screenplays as a filmmaker led to a growing writing resume. To capitalize on it, Dominick recently penned a collection of Narrative…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on August 20, 2012 at 3:44am — No Comments

Book Review: Angels Gate by Andrew J. Rafkin and Louis Pagano

It’s 1983. Four local surfers who work in the luggage department of Los Angeles Airport devise an ingenious plan to smuggle drugs. Their goal? To make quick, easy money in order to fullfill their dreams and open a hotel in Costa Rica. They partner with a rich, successful marijuana smuggler named August Taracina and soon they put their plan into action. Eventually they run into an…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on August 20, 2012 at 2:27am — No Comments

Book Review: Betrayal and Forgiveness by Linda Armstrong-Miller

Lisa is a brilliant, 30-year-old computer programmer recruited by ISF-Intel Securities Foundation, a contractor for the Department of Defense. At such a young age, she already has a patent on a software that the DOD is willing to buy from her at any price. Overnight, it has become the most sought-after program on the planet.

Then one day she is…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on July 8, 2012 at 8:12am — No Comments

Latest Book by Kimberly Dana Features a Ghost and Cheerleaders

Kimberly Dana’s latest book will bring hours of reading pleasure to teen girls, especially those with a particular interest in cheerleading.

Years ago, a murder was committed in a cheerleading camp: a beautiful teenager with beautiful red flowing hair was drowned in the lake. Rumors say the killer was her best friend.

Now, ten years later, our witty…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on May 26, 2012 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Free Copy of Detroit Daze, by Crime Fiction Author John H. Byk (pen name, Conrad Johnson)

John H. Byk (pen name, Conrad Johnson) was born and raised on the gritty streets of Detroit, Michigan.  After surviving high school, he joined the Coast Guard and then went back to school to earn his Masters of Art in English.  Still aching to see more of the world, he worked as a Merchant Seaman and then taught English in Japan and Thailand before…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on May 11, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments

Christian Horror Novel Explores Concepts of Free Will and Evil

A Satan Carol by spiritual horror author Alan Steven Kessler combines elements of the macabre and parody/satire to explore the concepts of free will and evil. Not having read in this horror subcategory before, I was intrigued when I received a copy of this ebook for review.

The story begins in 1848 Ireland…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on February 29, 2012 at 10:57am — No Comments

Book Review: The Underlying Hand (Book One, The Divine Chronicles) by Roger P. Koch

Combining elements of drama, historical fiction and science fiction, The Underlying Hand is an original, fascinating novel that explores controversial subjects such as the origins of mankind, the Sons of God, Eden, and The Flood.

 

The story begins in the Nibiru Space Station 64,000 years before The Flood.…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on December 28, 2011 at 5:21am — No Comments

Review of Dina's Lost Tribe, by Brigitte Goldstein

Dina’s Lost Tribe is a historical novel that weaves four different stories and spans from the 14th century to our present time.

Henner Marcus is a professor of French Medieval Jewish Philosophy based in Chicago. One day he receives a letter from his cousin, Nina Aschauer, who’s been missing for the last five years. A historian with a brilliant, promising career, she had…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on September 8, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Meet Shirley Roe, author of Dreams and Nightmares

Shirley Roe is an author and Managing Editor for …

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Added by Mayra Calvani on August 29, 2011 at 5:12pm — No Comments

Book Review: The Space Between, by Alexandra Sokoloff

Sixteen-year old Anna Sullivan is an outsider at her high school. Quiet and shy, as well as cursed with a tortuous family past, she can’t hope to attract the attention of popular Tyler Marsh, for whom she has a crush. How could a girl like her, a girl with a low social status, an alcoholic father and a mother who abandoned her, dare hope…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on July 24, 2011 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Book Review: Aloni Gabriel & Butterfly/Aloni Gabriel & Mariposa, by Elena Iglesias





Aloni Gabriel & Butterfly/Aloni Gabriel & Mariposa is an illustrated, bilingual story (English/Spanish) for middle-grade readers. Like … Continue

Added by Mayra Calvani on June 23, 2011 at 3:20pm — No Comments

HELP! I HATE FICTION!

  • I've never been crazy for fiction books. But in the last year, despite having a fiction-book anti-attitude, I read three of them that were SO good they are worth sharing: 1) The Shack by William P. Young 2) The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry & 3)…

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Added by LeadHership on March 13, 2011 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Contemporary Romance Author Becky Due on 'The Dumpster Virtual Book Tour 2011'

Join Becky Due, author of the contemporary romance novel, The Dumpster: One Woman’s Search for Love (Due Publications), as she… Continue

Added by Dorothy Thompson on January 7, 2011 at 8:31pm — No Comments

Women's Fiction Author Shana Mahaffey on 'Sounds Like Crazy Virtual Book Tour' Dec. 6

Join Shana Mahaffey as she tours the blogosphere December 6, 2010 to January 14, 2011 to promote her new women’s fiction novel, Sounds Like Crazy (Penguin Books).



Though she doesn’t remember the trauma that caused it, Holly Miller, the main character of Shana’s novel, has Dissociative Identity Disorder. Her personality has fractured into five different identities,

together known as The Committee. And as much as they make Holly’s life

hell, she…

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Added by Dorothy Thompson on November 30, 2010 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Review of Dark Life



Science fiction has returned to middle grade, but it's gone undersea.



Dark Life is a fantastic tale set in a future where the seas have risen and life is crowded on land, but a new frontier has opened at the bottom of the ocean. Ty, a…

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Added by Susan Kaye Quinn on September 19, 2010 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Healthy Hearts: A Gift For My Fellow Mom Bloggers

The Broken Heart



The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.~ Psalm 34:18



About the Novel Secrets and Lies



Faith Morgan is struggling with her faith. Years of neglect leave her doubting that God will ever fix her marriage. When a coworker accuses her husband, Jonah, of the unthinkable, Faith begins to wonder if she really knows him at all, and if it’s truly in God’s will for them to stay… Continue

Added by Rhonda McKnight on February 2, 2010 at 10:35pm — No Comments

Tome of the Mommy: The Fighting of the Tree

For some of us, holiday rituals are our happiest memories. For others, they are the flint that sparks our greatest fears.



Perhaps memories of unhappy holidays past haunt us. Or maybe we stress out at the pressure to project "happiness" during this time of year.





If something truly important is bothering us, faking some form of cheeriness isn't going to keep us from gnashing our teeth when another ornament falls and shatters,… Continue

Added by josiebrown on December 14, 2009 at 12:22am — No Comments

My debut novel, Secrets and Lies, is coming soon.

December 1st in fact. I'm excited about the release of Secrets and Lies. I believe it's a great story and apparently some others do too. I just found out the novel has been picked up by Black Expressions Book Club. I'm so excited. Not only is this a great opportunity for Secrets and Lies to been seen and purchased by more readers, but it'll be available in… Continue

Added by Rhonda McKnight on November 21, 2009 at 7:05am — No Comments

The White Queen by Phillipa Gregory Book Giveaway

The Book Faery Reviews is giving away 2 copies of The White Queen by Philippa Gregory now through the end of August. The link to the post is here: http://tbfreviews.net/2009/08/18/the-white-queen-philippa-gregory-book-giveaway-8-18-09/. Open to US/Canada mailing addresses (no PO Boxes).…



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Added by Farrah on August 19, 2009 at 12:12am — No Comments

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