Category Archives: Book review

Reviews of books that I have read

Book Review: They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, Harmony Becker (Illustrator)

This is an excellent review by my friend, Lisa Vegan. You can read her original review on Goodreads here. Extremely well done! I loved it. Full 5 star book! I already knew most of what was described as happening in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Peak Landscape and Light: A Photographer’s Guide to the Peak District by Karen Frenkel

Peak Landscape and Light: A Photographer’s Guide to the Peak District. Karen Frenkel by Karen Frenkel My rating: 5 of 5 stars In the best possible light This book is packed with brilliant, almost perfect, images of the beautiful Peak … Continue reading

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Book Review: Precognitions by Daniela I Norris

Precognitions by Daniela I. Norris My rating: 4 of 5 stars Precognitions builds upon the three intertwined stories of the first two books in the series, Recognitions and Premonitions, drawing the strands together into a strong rope with satisfactory, yet … Continue reading

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Book Review: You Beneath Your Skin by Dimyanti Biswas

You Beneath Your Skin by Damyanti Biswas My rating: 5 of 5 stars The stories that are told in this book are authentic because we know that they are based on the reality of extreme poverty, corruption, violence and injustice … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Snow Gypsy by Lindsay Jayne Ashford

The Snow Gypsy by Lindsay Jayne Ashford My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow! I’ve read some excellent books recently, but this one tops them all. I have no hesitation in awarding it five massive, shiny, golden stars. It is, … Continue reading

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Book Review: I’ll Find You by Liz Lawler

I’ll Find You by Liz Lawler My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this psychological thriller in which an experienced nurse, Emily, seeks her much-loved, missing sister, Zoe. She feels alone in her quest. Even those whom she … Continue reading

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Book Review – Hemlock: Old Women in Bloom by Hélène Cixous translated by Beverley Bie Brahic

Hemlock: Old Women in Bloom by Hélène Cixous My rating: 1 of 5 stars I feel that I am missing something. This book has received high praise, yet I struggled to read it. In fact, after several attempts to get … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Walk in the Woods: and other Short Stories by Esther Chilton

A Walk In The Woods: and other short stories by Esther Chilton My rating: 5 of 5 stars I enjoyed every story of this little collection. Each story is compact in its writing and, I felt, exactly the right length … Continue reading

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Book Review: Scarlet Odyssey by CT Rwizi

Scarlet Odyssey by C.T. Rwizi My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the fantastic story of the unlikely pilgrimage of a reluctant hero through dangerous lands. From the start, I was very impressed by the creativity of the author … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hunter’s Blood by Val Penny

Hunter’s Blood by Val Penny My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the second of Val Penny’s Hunter series that I have read. Although they can all be read as stand-alone stories, they are tied together by the continuity … Continue reading

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