Scooter and Friends Take a Vacation, Nancy Strom

Action & Adventure, Children & Picture Book, Literature & Fiction

A red fox pup, a hedgehog, a raccoon, and a beaver go on their first vacation, and while on their trek they encounter a bit more adventure than they originally anticipated. Scooter and Friends Take a Vacation is a delightful romp for children and adults alike.  It celebrates diversity with the inclusion of a variety of … Read more

Queen Vernita Visits Gator Country, Dawn Menge

Action & Adventure, Children & Picture Book, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction

Have you ever seen a white alligator or held a baby alligator in your hand? Queen Vernita continues her adventures in the deep south. She learns all about the plantations, how the slaves lived, jazz, the Bayou and even holds a baby alligator A short while ago I read and reviewed a marvelous book called … Read more

A Warrior’s Path: Rise of a Legend, Gena Ervin

Action & Adventure, Children & Picture Book, Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction

The Legend of The Originators, passed down throughout generations, foretells of a chosen few who have been preordained to save the lands from destruction, uniting humans and magical creatures once and for all. Hadrien, a young prince, has accidentally killed his older brother with his budding magic. With the recent death of his mother, he … Read more

Wager of Death, Brian W. Peterson

Literature & Fiction, Murder & Crime, Mystery & Suspense, Thriller & Psychological Thriller

Triumvirate Technologies is under attack. Murder and arson keep the business owners on edge. A government audit adds to the angst. Further turmoil weighs down the business leaders when a junior executive proposes an absurd – and illegal – bet: he will get rid of the auditors within two weeks in exchange for leadership of … Read more

Grubson Pug’s Christmas Voyage, Jane-Anne Hodgson

Children & Picture Book, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction

How far will Captain Grubson go to make this Christmas special? Grubson Pug, his crew of dogs, an arm-wrestling Siamese cat called Banzai and Marjorie the parrot set sail from St Benfro somewhere in the west of Wales, in search of Christmas presents for his demanding children. Desperate to hurry home by Christmas Eve, they … Read more

Trauma, Shame, and the Power of Love, Christopher E. Pelloski MD

Memoir & Biography, NonFiction, Psychology & Counseling, Self-Help & Motivational

There is a reason books that recount the regrets and advice of the dying strike so deep a chord: people who have nothing left to lose can tell their stories with a sincerity and unpretentiousness we crave but that is all too rare. In “Trauma, Shame, and the Power of Love,” Christopher Pelloski relates his … Read more