Category Archives: Book Reviews

A forceful review for Road to Rebellion

Confessions of a Reader – Book Review: Road to Rebellion by George Hamilton Advertisements

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Book Review: Ravenfold by Kath Middleton 5*

Kath Middleton’s is an accomplished and distinctive voice in literature. I find it hard to believe this is her first fuller length book, as it read like someone who has been writing this form of fiction for years. We follow … Continue reading

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Book Review: Auto by David Wailing – 5*

Auto gives a thrilling and fascinating insight into the gadget driven, networking world that we are building, where humans no longer communicate with each other, but to each other through their automated devices. This is a world where all our … Continue reading

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Book Review: Off the KUF Vol 1- an anthology

Before reading Off the KUF Vol 1 I had never read many shorts, but I’ll certainly start now. It’s a great way to get a story fix in a short space of time, and it’s also a fantastic way to … Continue reading

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Book review: Because We Are – A novel of Haiti by Ted Oswald 5*

I learned about “Because We Are”, a novel whose profits are going to help Haiti NGOs, when I read the blog post about its author Ted Oswald signing with Amazon on David Gaughran’s website, and I am so glad I … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Review: Mr Splendiferous and the Troublesome Trolls by Rosen Trevithick; illustrated by Katie W. Stewart

Dangerous children eating trolls; a genius but mad scientist; and a group of unsuspecting schoolchildren on a trip to Splendiferous Science Park, with enough weird and wonderful exhibits to exercise all the senses of any young adventurer. A chase through … Continue reading

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Book Review: To The Grave by Steve Robinson. 5*

Why did I feel as though I was sitting in front of a glowing log fire as I read To The Grave? Because as tragic as some of the events were, the book gave so much warmth and pleasure. Whenever … Continue reading

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Check out Debdatta Dasgupta Sahay’s review of Secrets From The Dust

When a friend referred this novel to me, I promptly added it to my TBR list and the author was kind enough to send me a free copy for review purpose. Since this particular friend of mine doesn’t recommend books … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy 4*

A bunch of American mercenaries are hired by various Mexican governors to hunt down and kill the Apache renegades who have been wreaking havoc across their states. The men must return with Apache scalps to collect their bounty. But in … Continue reading

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Book Review: I don’t wish nobody to have a life like mine – by David Chura 5*

I don’t wish nobody to have a life like mine (Tales of kids in adult lockup) This is a non-fiction book, but many of David Chura’s stories about life on the inside of a detention centre for the juveniles that … Continue reading

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