Weekly Roundup: July 25, 2021


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What Remains: An Anthology by Inked in Gray

Blurb

What Remains brings together fifteen tales of horror, fantasy, and science fiction. From sacrificing loved ones or oneself, to doing what it takes to keep them alive, these stories shake the soul, rip out its insecurities and flay them on the page.

Review

5 out of 5

It might be 90F in the shade, but I have goosebumps on my arms, and chills running down my spine.

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Rosedale in Love by Lev Raphael

Blurb

Written in a period voice, Rosedale in Love audaciously revisions Edith Wharton’s beloved classic The House of Mirth, offering listeners a timeless American story of greed, envy, scandal, love, and revenge.

Review

5 out of 5

Overall, I would recommend this to anyone who loves the classics, and I definitely think the story was enhanced by the audio. A must-listen!

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Reflections of an Anxious African American Dad by Eric L. Heard

Blurb

The purpose of this book is an awkward discussion of Eric Heard’s life to his son.

Review

5 out of 5

A poignant read that will touch your heart, and let you catch a glimpse inside a unique life.

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Lyssa Strata: A Comedy for the Frustrated by Martti Nelson

Blurb

She’s mad as hell, and she’s not gonna give it up anymore.​

Review

5 out of 5

If you’re frustrated with the world today, and need a humorous escape that really captures the essence of how ridiculous the issues women face are, than you’ve found your next read!

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Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher by Maxine Sylvester

Blurb

He wants to be the fastest reindeer ever. But a little lost wolf has thrown his plans into a tailspin!

Review

5 out of 5

There’s a great underlying lesson hidden in this fun, engaging story. 

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The Hallowmas Train by Gloria Pearson-Vasey

Blurb

With Hallowmas approaching, time travellers Azur Moonstorey and companions exit the local library to board the midnight train bound for 19th-century Prosper Station.

Review

4 out of 5

Once I started reading, I was reluctant to set it down, so be sure you set aside a few hours before you crack open this book.

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He Said, She S.A.I.D (Sexual Allegations in Divorce)…And Then He Went to Jail by Bruce McLaughlin

Blurb

Now an advocate for those falsely accused, Bruce’s experiences, insights, and advice are required reading for any parent contemplating divorce. “You have to go into the process prepared and with your eyes wide open. I did neither.”

Review

5 out of 5

Highly recommend, although you may need to read this in small chunks as it can be emotionally overwhelming.

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Check out my interview with Bruce here


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His Virgin Widow by Melinda Barron
Book 1 – The Rakes of Mayfair

Blurb

Charlotte:
I am known in society as the Virgin Widow. My husband died on our wedding day before our wedding night. 

George:
I’m Lord Essex and I’ve got my eye set on one woman. A woman who needs my protection and help to clear her name.

Review

4 out of 5

If you’re into historical romance with a BDSM twist, you are absolutely going to love this book. I can’t wait to read the others in the series!

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