Book Review – Scheele’s Green Ghosts by Terry Graves

My review This was one of the most different books read by me in this year. And I was glad to have read it. The basic plot line was great: an admixture of fantasy and magic in a children's book. The story was set in the city of Lundenwich where magic and spirits and unexplainable … Continue reading Book Review – Scheele’s Green Ghosts by Terry Graves

Book Review – My Sister’s Lie by Debbie Howells

My review OMG OMG OMG!! This was the first book where I hated the main character and wanted bad things to happen to her. And I was so glad when it did!! What does that say about the book?!! Ten years of non communication between sisters Nina and Hannah, ended when Hannah received a call … Continue reading Book Review – My Sister’s Lie by Debbie Howells

Book Review – Forget my Name by J. S. Monroe

My review The blurb said a woman arrived to a village via the train with her bag stolen and total retrograde amnesia, including not knowing her name. Then she knocked on Laura and Tony's home claiming it to be hers, as the address was all that she remembered. They took her in, and Tony named … Continue reading Book Review – Forget my Name by J. S. Monroe

Book Review – What Happened to Us by Faith Hogan

When Faith approached me to become a part of her blog tour, I was both astonished and super excited. I never thought I was anywhere in her realm of existence. On a quick chat with her, I got to know her warm heart and her self-deprecating humor. Believe me, both together makes you want to … Continue reading Book Review – What Happened to Us by Faith Hogan

Book Review – Tell Me No Lies by Alex Sinclair

My review The blurb sounded so interesting and having read Alex Sinclair's books previously, I started reading this book with excitement. "It was our five-year anniversary, and I had just witnessed my husband die." These lines from the prologue gripped me further. I was literally restless, with impatience pulsating through me to know how Grace … Continue reading Book Review – Tell Me No Lies by Alex Sinclair

Book Review – Fires of Lothia by Katherine Bryant

My review At 70 odd pages, this was the easiest read in recent times. But what made this novella interesting was the pace with which the sequences in Branna's life occurred. Not a moment went where my mind wandered. My first book by author Katherine Bryant, and I was delighted to find a dashing, impulsive … Continue reading Book Review – Fires of Lothia by Katherine Bryant

Book Spotlight – Before It Began by Thomas Zman #excerpt

A story of the past + using the science of future = Humans of the present A big book of What if?!! What if it really had happened?!! What if all we knew was a big lie?!! What if we are nothing but the future which has happened in the past. Before It Began is … Continue reading Book Spotlight – Before It Began by Thomas Zman #excerpt

Book Review – The Queen’s Wing by Jessica Thorne

My review This book is so much more that described in the blurb. It touches the skies in a booming explosion, there is thrill, there is exhilaration, there is vengeance against the evil. There is romance, there is friendship, there is a commander, a strategist, and there is a Queen who loves to fly. There … Continue reading Book Review – The Queen’s Wing by Jessica Thorne

Book Review – Back Stabbers by Julie Mulhern

My review This was a fun book to read. Though it was labeled under a cozy genre, I found the story to be solid without it being too cutesy. My first book by author Julie Mulhern, though 8th in the series, had me wanting to get to the bottom of the mystery ASAP. Ellison, the … Continue reading Book Review – Back Stabbers by Julie Mulhern

Blog Tour – The Kooky Kids Club by Robbie Yates

Hurrah!! A new month and a new lure A genius author and a...ummm... Me Joined once again, together we be To bring to you a new Blog Tour!! Join us, greet us, share the love Spread the word, be a dove We send you the invitation hush hush To be a part of the book's … Continue reading Blog Tour – The Kooky Kids Club by Robbie Yates

Book Spotlight – Secrets of a Broken Heart by Lee Martens

Synopsis If you're a dreamer, there is no doubt you have had your heart broken a few times, whether it was by the people you loved or by your own thoughts. Secrets of a Broken Heart is a poetry collection to carry you through the heartbreak. It tells a story of healing, of how nothing … Continue reading Book Spotlight – Secrets of a Broken Heart by Lee Martens

Book Review – The Bicycle Thief and Other Short Stories by Manish Sahu

My review One of the best books that I have read in recent times!! This book is nothing short of brilliant, and the author Manish Sahu is a genius, a master storyteller who can twist and turn the tales, thereby raising the bar higher in every story till the human psyche is revealed, sometimes in … Continue reading Book Review – The Bicycle Thief and Other Short Stories by Manish Sahu

Book Spotlight – Love by Iwuchukwu Martins

Book Synopsis Love: A pyramid of tears is about the entire love life teenage boy. It is a very emotional story. You get to discover a new meaning of love. It is simply the best love story ever told. Excerpt Chapter I: The Friend Zone “Have you ever been in love?” Four years ago, I … Continue reading Book Spotlight – Love by Iwuchukwu Martins

Book Review – The Wife’s Secret by Kerry Wilkinson

My review I loved the book. Wife, Charley, disappeared one hour after the wedding ceremony, and Seth was left alone amidst the police investigation and media frenzy. This was not the first time that such a thing has happened to Charley, 15 years ago, her parents were brutally murdered at their family home, with Charley … Continue reading Book Review – The Wife’s Secret by Kerry Wilkinson

Book Spotlight – Before It Began by Thomas Zman

Today, I bring to you a futuristic sci-fi thriller which also breaks the barriers of the past and leaves us with a question - What if this had really happened? Book Blurb Have you ever wondered why geologists can never explain the great pyramids, or paleontologists the ascent of ancient ape-species? Did you know the … Continue reading Book Spotlight – Before It Began by Thomas Zman

Book Review – The Warning by Kathryn Croft

My review Man, what a book!! Can I repeat it again - What a book!! I loved how the book began, it has been three years since Zoe's son Ethan died via accidental drowning in the river along with his best friend Josh, when suddenly Zoe gets a warning. An email which casts suspicion that … Continue reading Book Review – The Warning by Kathryn Croft

Book Review – Academic Curveball by James J Cudney IV

My first friend in this blogging world, my best friend who listens to all my complaints and who keeps me sane, a blogger friendly, a reader voracious, a reviewer kind, and a writer extraordinary. He is someone whom I have pinged at all the oddest hours, he is someone I trouble at his early hours … Continue reading Book Review – Academic Curveball by James J Cudney IV

Book Spotlight – Ajji and Mili – Into the Forest by Parinitha Konanur

Today I have the great honor of presenting to the blogosphere, a wonderfully talented artist and writer of children's book, Ajji and Mili - Into the Forest. She is none other than Parinitha Konanur, who has written and illustrated her own book. She is smart and clearly talented and she needs to raise funds to … Continue reading Book Spotlight – Ajji and Mili – Into the Forest by Parinitha Konanur

Book Review – Return to the Little Cottage on the Hill

My review Emma Davies is one author whose books make me fall in love and feel gooey inside. Her books are a comfort when things get tough. Her writing makes me feel warm as if I am meeting a long lost friend. This book too had main character Megan feeling betrayed when a rival design … Continue reading Book Review – Return to the Little Cottage on the Hill

Book Review – A Flight of Broken Wings by Nupur Chowdhury

My review I loved, loved this book. The story made me soar in the skies of Vaan where the sun shone forever, and it grounded me to the realm of Vandram on Earth, where the evil Queen had a new plan. At one end were the Aerials and at the other, the humans, mortal enemies … Continue reading Book Review – A Flight of Broken Wings by Nupur Chowdhury

Book Review – The Mask Shop of Doctor Blaack

My review With Halloween approaching, I thought this would be the best book to review. I loved the blurb which appeared fantastical and mildly horrific. So I immediately had to read this book. The cover too pulled me in. The book started with a bang with Trevor wanting the best costume for trick or treating. … Continue reading Book Review – The Mask Shop of Doctor Blaack

Book Review – The Forgotten Child by Melissa Erin Jackson

My review I loved the way the book started. It had the right amount of horror and paranormal. The story had Riley, a reluctant medium, forced to spend a weekend with friends in Jordanville Ranch, home of deceased serial killer, Orin Jacobs. There Riley not only met the evil force of Orin, but a gentle … Continue reading Book Review – The Forgotten Child by Melissa Erin Jackson

Book Review – Willow Bloom and the Dream Keepers by E. V. Farrell

My review Willow Bloom, a few days prior to her 13th birthday, discovers the secrets of her life. She is the Light Keeper, the Awakened, who is supposed to maintain light flow between Earth and the Dream Keepers' world, Thera. A pathway which keeps the dreams of humans alive so that they are a potential … Continue reading Book Review – Willow Bloom and the Dream Keepers by E. V. Farrell

Book Review – Finders, Not Keepers by D. E. Haggerty

My review This was a cute book to read, a combination of chick-lit and cozy, perfect for the Saturday afternoon. The story goes thus, Terri finds a diamond necklace in the attic, she wants to give it to the rightful owners, hence goes in search of them. In due course, she finds herself entrusted with … Continue reading Book Review – Finders, Not Keepers by D. E. Haggerty

Book Review – Spin by Maksim Malik

My review A true sci-fi thriller, the book has Nadani Jagi, a freelance spacer, living in her ship, the Astromancer, who finds herself bound in a contract of transporting slaves. This one job leads her to the bigger plot where she is implanted with infobots carrying sensitive information, and everyone in space from Government officials … Continue reading Book Review – Spin by Maksim Malik

Blog Tour – Day 6

Welcome to the final day of the Blog Tour for One Very Odd Teacher. For our last day, Robbie has written one final poem to introduce the four brilliant bloggers who mark the end of this exciting tour! Robbie's Poem: Today wraps up the blog tour and I'm sad to see the end. Shalini is … Continue reading Blog Tour – Day 6

Musings – My life with Robbie Yates @robbie_b_yates

It is not often that I share my inner most feelings, but sometimes it just feels right when I do. So here it goes. I met Robbie Yates in June, via the lovely WordPress, round about the same time I started my Blog Tour Company. Robbie was the first author who took me on. I … Continue reading Musings – My life with Robbie Yates @robbie_b_yates

Blog Tour – Day 5

Welcome to Day 5 of the Blog Tour for One Very Odd Teacher by Robbie Yates! Today, Robbie has written us a limerick! Robbie's Poem: Three bloggers took time out to write (Maya, Nina, and Amber—all bright) Reviewing this book So go take a look At each woman's wonderful* site! (*They really are wonderful... I … Continue reading Blog Tour – Day 5

Blog Tour – Still with Robbie Yates

I have Robbie with yet for one more conversation, this time to listen to his heart speak. 1. Do you plan to write a book for teenagers? A novel of 300 odd pages? The Day I Ate My Teacher has a bit more absurd humor that will appeal to pre-teens and early teens, and The … Continue reading Blog Tour – Still with Robbie Yates