Miraculous healing: True or False?

Posted March 23, 2018 / 23 Comments

Where I End by Katherine Elizabeth Clark is a thought-provoking book that could trigger much discussion on the nature of miraculous healing. The author’s story is harrowing. A freak accident left her legs and arms paralyzed. She prayed for healing.


Interview with adventurous travel writer Tim Butcher

Posted February 17, 2018 / 14 Comments

Tim Butcher is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster and best-selling author of Blood River, Chasing the Devil, and The Trigger. In this interview he describes how he records his experiences, constantly searches for verifiable truth, and enjoys interaction with his readers.




Walking over Eggshells: Life with an emotionally abusive mother

Posted February 1, 2018 / 46 Comments

Walking over Eggshells by Lucinda E. Clarke is both a heartbreaking and a heartwarming autobiography. It describes the lifetime of damage that an emotionally abusive mother can inflict on a daughter. It’s a well-written, honest and at times humorous book that will be of immense value to victims of emotional abuse.




Autumn 1066 by Jack Eason: A Review

Posted January 19, 2018 / 14 Comments

Autumn 1066 gives a fictional account of the weeks preceding the Battle of Hastings on the south coast of England in October 1066. It’s a novella that takes about an hour to read. The book has much to commend it, but is let down by many punctuation mistakes, poor editing, and no cover illustration.


What’s Britpop? Read this book and find out!

Posted January 14, 2018 / 27 Comments

This is a comprehensive A to Z overview of the Britpop music scene in the UK between 1992 and 1998. It covers the leading bands such as Oasis, Blur, Suede, Pulp and Elastica, as well as scores of other bands, albums and performers, and describes the influence of Britpop on popular culture.


The Bone Curse

Posted January 13, 2018 / 8 Comments

The Bone Curse by Carrie Rubin is a well-written medical thriller with an intriguing plot. The author successfully maintains a breakneck pace throughout.


Life After America: A memoir about the wild and crazy 1960s

Posted January 13, 2018 / 51 Comments

Life After America is an excellently written, enthralling account of a young American war resistor in the late 1960s. On the verge of being called up to fight in Vietnam, Joseph Glazner puts his pacifism into practice. He flees to Canada before being drafted. The book relates his experiences over the next two years and wonderfully captures the mood of the 1960s.


How do you review and rate an Indie book?

Posted January 12, 2018 / 71 Comments

Should book reviewers treat Indie books equally to traditionally published books? Or should Indie books be given special, more favorable treatment by book reviewers? With the growth of Indie and Hybrid publishing, and with an increasing number of established authors trying out Indie publishing, these are questions worth discussing.




Hiding by Jenny Morton Potts: A review

Posted January 3, 2018 / 27 Comments

Hiding by Jenny Morton Potts is a high-quality psychological thriller that has two apparently unconnected storylines: one set in the US and the other in Scotland. It’s tightly written, with an intriguing plot and believable characters.



Know-It-All Energy by Brian Clegg: Review

Posted December 30, 2017 / 20 Comments

Much of Know-It-All Energy is excellent. It gives clear and easy to read definitions of 50 energy terms. But key areas give a totally incorrect impression of the state of the planet and the renewable energies that are set to play key roles in its future.