Book Reviews,Book Excerpts & Author Interviews

BookView Interview With Author Terry Birdgenaw

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed author Terry Birdgenaw, about his writing and his recently released, THE RISE AND FALL OF ANTOCRACY, the second instalment in The Antunite Chronicles Book 2), complex and nuanced dystopian tale (Read the review here.). The author, Terry Birdgenaw, is a Metis […]

THE RISE AND FALL OF ANTOCRACY (The Antunite Chronicles Book 2) by Terry Birdgenaw 

BookView Review rated it: Buy now Cyborg Insect Books Pub date July 1, 2022 ISBN 978-1778151651 Price $12.99 (USD) Paperback, $4.97 Kindle edition Author interview Birdgenaw’s complex and nuanced second installment in The Antunite Chronicles is an exhilarating adventure that spans scientific evolution, geopolitics, and climate change. It took centuries for the planet of Poo-Ponic to become […]

Odyssey’s Child by John Lockton

BookView Review rated it: Buy now Waterside Productions Pub date January 6, 2022 ISBN 978-1956503555 Price $16.95 (USD) Paperback, $0.00 Kindle edition Lockton presents a young boy’s transformative Caribbean summer camp navigating fear, guilt, and regret in this moving tale. 11-year-old Ethan Carpenter has always found his father a little aloof, but when he fails to […]

BookView Interview With Author Michael Estabrook

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed author Michael Estabrook, about his writing and his recent poetry collection, Controlling Chaos: A Hybrid Poem. (Read the review here.).  Michael has published over thirty collections, most recently The Poet’s Curse, A Miscellany (The Poetry Box, 2019). Michael Estabrook has […]

Controlling Chaos: A Hybrid Poem by Michael Estabrook

BookView Review rated it: Buy now Publication Date: July 14, 2022 Publisher: Atmosphere Press Genre: Poetry ISBN: 9781639884544 List Price: $15.00 Trade Paperback Page Count: 130 Author interview Estabrook’s intriguing latest collection is a mix of shimmering moments and baffling structures. The arrangement of the book appears to be autonomous, with sentences, statements, stanzas, paragraphs, and […]

BookView Interview With Author  Lori Hyrup 

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed author Lori Hyrup , about her writing and her debut, Secrets of Tanoria: The Crystal Warrior, an exhilarating, page-turning epic fantasy. (Read the review here.).   I have been creating original worlds since I was in high school. Much of […]

BookView Review: Secrets of Tanoria: The Crystal Warrior by Lori Hyrup 

BookView Review rated it: Buy now Pub date November 27, 2019 ISBN 978-0999863107 Price $11.99 (USD) Paperback, $0.00 Kindle edition Author interview Hyrup uses eloquent prose, well-constructed characters, and familiar tropes to craft an engrossing adventure in her series kicker in The Crystal Warrior series. As one of the oldest living members of the Order of […]

BookView Review: When I was Better by Rita Bozi

BookView Review rated it: Buy now Publication Date: June 19, 2022 Publisher: Atmosphere Press  List Price: $24.99 US paperback ISBN-13:  9781639883646 Genre: Historical Fiction Language: English Page Count: 554 Set against the backdrop of a world enveloped in the chaos of political unrest, Bozi’s debut is a riveting, complex tale of one couple’s journey of love […]

BookView Review: Love Me Breathless… Because Romance Never Dies by Mary-Lisa Russo

BookView Review rated it: Love Me Breathless… Because Romance Never Dies  Mary-Lisa Russo Coming soon Sentimental, hopeful, and dreamy, Russo’s debut collection of love poems examines the emotional spectrum from being in love to the passion and contentment that it surrounds. Russo’s simple prose features simple yet striking images: “Night after night/ I look up […]

BookView Interview With Author S. M. McCoy

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed author S. M. McCoy , about her writing and her debut instalment in The Acatalec Series, Kingdom of Acatalec., a dazzling, page-turning paranormal fantasy. (Read the review here.).   Website http://www.steviemarie.com Bookbub http://www.bookbub.com/profile/s-m-mccoy GoodReads http://www.goodreads.com/steviemccoy Twitter http://www.twitter.com/authormarie Facebook http://www.facebook.com/AuthorStevie Stevie […]

BookView Review: A FINE-TUNED HEART: New Poems by Don Gutteridge

BookView Review rated it: Coming soon Spanning decades and countless collections, Gutteridge’s poems are as raw and heart touching as ever, delving into old memories, life, death, love, loss, and longing. Teeming with awe and sensation, these poems delve into memories of yesterday long-gone, moving skillfully from life to death, happiness to grief, boyhood lust to […]

BookView Interview with Author Joseph Stone

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed author Joseph Stone , about his writing and his brilliant latest, A Perfect Night (The Haunted Women Book 1), a page-turning historical fantasy. (Read the review here.).   Joseph Stone is a historical, dark fantasy novelist who lives in San […]

BookView Review: Grady Whill and the Templeton Codex by Carole P. Roman

BookView Review rated it: Buy now Chelshire, Inc.; 1st edition Pub date July 18, 2022 ASIN‎ B0B4T6PWPH Price $7.75 (USD) Kindle Suspense, high tension, endearing friendships, and SF intrigue mark Roman’s series starter in A Superhero High School Adventure. In the face of his own insecurity and his best friend Aarush struggling with relentless bullying […]

BookView Review: Afterworld by Bryan McBee

BookView Review rated it: Buy now Publication Date: June 25, 2022 Publisher: Atmosphere Press Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopian List Price: $22.99 trade paperback Page Count: 566 ISBN: 978-1-63988-413-1 Author interview McBee aims high with an ambitiously complex plot, a multilayered cast, and relentless tension in his latest novel. With the end of the Information Age, […]

BookView Interview with Author Bryan McBee

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed author Brian McBee , about his writing and his latest dystopian thriller, Afterworld, a deeply engrosisng tale that’s high on intrigue and tension. (Read the review here.).   Bryan McBee is the author of Vector Zero, also from Atmosphere Press. […]

BookView Interview with Author Cinda K. Swalley

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed author Cinda K. Swalley, about her writing and her debut, The Golden Hearts Club, a story that’s suffused with themes of sisterhood and compassion along with a generous dose of mystery and family drama. (Read the review here.). Cinda grew up in […]

BookView Interview with Author David Ellis

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed author David Ellis , about his writing and his latest, Dark Horse & Other Stories Skyrmion, a layered exploration of life, death, and otherworldliness. (Read the review here.).   David Ellis was born in 1965, near Birmingham in the UK. He […]

BookView Review: The Golden Hearts Club by Cinda K. Swalley

BookView Review rated it: Buy now Pub date January 20, 2021 ISBN 978-1736067710 Price $11.99 (USD) Paperback, $5.05 Kindle edition Author interview Swalley’s gripping debut novel is suffused with themes of sisterhood and compassion along with a generous dose of mystery and family drama. When Katie and Megan Summers leave for their cross-country road trip […]

BookView Review: The Sentinel of the Chakra Stones by Christine Boucher

BookView Review rated it: Buy now Unleash Press Pub date December 28, 2021 ISBN 978-1737519461 Price $16.99 (USD) Paperback, $5.97 Kindle edition Endearing friendships, tender emotion, and fast-paced adventure drive Boucher’s debut installment in the Chakra Stones series. Abandoned by her mother and unwanted by her father, fourteen-year-old Jaden finds solace in the company of […]

Book Excerpt:BookView Review: Project Anan (Book 1 of the Energy Exchange Series)by Lionel Lazarus

Buy now Read the review From the Blurb: Our Ancestors Are Back.Abandoning Earth after extracting their precious energy, Aliens left and forgot about the human population they changed. Those changes linked three species across time and the Intergalactic Space that separated their worlds.Ravaged by sickness and an energy shortage that threatens their extinction, Aliens return […]