Review: Fantasy

Book Review: Imitatore by A. Rose

Imitatore by A. Rose is a fantasy story set in a world where magical powers are common. Sophie is not unique because she has magical powers—she is unique because she has many magical powers. Her father tries to keep this hidden, but his efforts are in vain. Threats are coming Sophie's way. In many ways,… Continue reading Book Review: Imitatore by A. Rose

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Author · Interview

Interview with Kai Raine, Author of “These Lies That Live Between Us”

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INTERVIEW WITH KAI RAINE

Kai Raine
Gatekeeper Press (2018)
ISBN 9781619848894
Reviewed by Arianna Violante, YA Reviewer for Reader Views (3/18)
Interviewed by Sheri Hoyte (3/18)

Kai Raine is a writer and cognitive scientist, who believes in thinking outside the box and questioning assumptions. Kai reads and writes to experience lives and opinions and possibilities beyond her own. She has lived a relatively nomadic life, being born in the US, then growing up mostly in Japan, and spending most of her early adult life in Europe. She has a BA from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and MScs from the University of Trento and the University of Osnabrück.
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Welcome Kai, and thank you for being with us today. Why don’t you start by telling our readers a bit about yourself?

I’ve been in love with stories all my life. I always knew I…

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Review: Romance · Review: Teen Fiction

Book Review: Amidst Honeysuckle, Promises and Forbidden Things by Breannalyn May Pearce

***I received a free ebook in exchange for a fair and honest review.*** The following review contains spoilers through the first quarter of the book. Summary "Amidst Honeysuckle, Promises and Forbidden Things" by Breannalyn May Pearce is a love story, and a bit of a coming of age story. Christabella and her big brother, Gabriel,… Continue reading Book Review: Amidst Honeysuckle, Promises and Forbidden Things by Breannalyn May Pearce

Author · Interview

Interview: M. Pepper Langlinais, Author

M Pepper Langlinais is an author, award-winning screenwriter, and produced playwright. She writes in a wide variety of genres including mystery, fantasy, and historical romance. M worked on the set of the film Hope Floats and was a participant in the Shakespeare at Winedale program at UT Austin. She has also taught Shakespeare, mythology, and… Continue reading Interview: M. Pepper Langlinais, Author

Review: Historical Fiction · Review: Romance

Book Review: Brynnde by M. Pepper Langlinais

Brynnde by M. Pepper Langlinais is a regency romance about a young woman who is eligible for marriage, but knows that her appeal will far pale in comparison to that of her stuck-up younger sister Tessa. Nevertheless, Brynnde's personality ends up outshining Tessa's beauty, winning friendships as well as love. This was a delightful read.… Continue reading Book Review: Brynnde by M. Pepper Langlinais

Review: Memoir

Book Review: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

An autobiography of the comedian Trevor Noah, this book tells stories of his childhood, adolescence and early adulthood in South Africa, during and after apartheid. Born a Crime opens with the text of the law that forbade white men and black women from having intercourse during apartheid. After that, this autobiography is segmented into 18… Continue reading Book Review: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah