Book Reviews,Book Excerpts & Author Inetrviews

BookView Interview with Author Elena Southworth

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed the teen author Elena Southworth, who has recently made her forray into the world of fiction with Big Brother, Little Sister, a tale about sibling love and rivalry (Read the reveiw here). How many unpublished and half-finished books do you […]

BookView Interview with Author Brian Sankarsingh

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed Brian Sankarsingh, author of A Sliver of a Chance: Insights and Observations of a Canadian Immigrant, a poetry collection about racial discrimination, immigration, and Black Lives Matter (Read the reveiw here). Does writing energize or exhaust you? ANSWER: As a […]

30 Days to a Stronger Child by Dina Alexander (Author), Jenny Webb (Author), Mary Ann Benson (Author), Amanda Scott (Author), Polly Scott (Author)

Dina Alexander, Jenny Webb, Mary Ann Benson, Amanda Scott and Polly Scott unite together for this practical, in-depth guide to aid parents to raise a more resilient, stronger child. The authors’ philosophy is driven by the recognition that every child possesses one or other particular quality or talent, and for the child to be successful, […]

Book Excerpt: Death of the Cosset By Kimberly Jane Oswald

From the Blurb: The year is 1988. A young Egyptologist, Cassandra Seldon, has been sent to Egypt to find proof to support a new time-line theory, called Dynasty Zero, pre-dating the First Dynasty. However, the reserved Archaeologist, Mark McCormick, is also on this excavation to prove her wrong. While there, Cassandra discovers a papyrus in […]

BookView Interview with Author Sean Valiente

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed Sean Valiente, who has recently released The Lightning Knight (The Knights of Nine Book 1), a marvelous epic fantasy (Read the reveiw here) that takes the readers on an exhilarating journey into the world of its sixteen-year-old protagonist. How often […]

BookView Interview with Author Maria Elena Alonso-Sierra

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed the award-winning romantic suspense author Maria Elena Alonso-Sierra, who has recently released her police procedural, Hanging Softly in the Night: A Detective Nick Larson Novel (Read the reveiw here). How often you read? Not as often as I would like. […]

BookView Interview with Author Marieke Lexmond

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed Marieke Lexmond, who has recently released The Dagger (Madigan Chronicles #1)(Read the reveiw here). The second installment The Magical Tarot Deck (Madigan Chronicles #2) will be published in Late Spring 2021.  Does writing energize or exhaust you? Writing definitely energizes me. […]

When the Sleeping Dead Still Talk (The Hotel #2) by Jennifer Gordon

Set in 1873, Gordon’s second and final installment in The Hotel series takes readers back to Dagger Island as Francis finds himself swallowed into a downward spiral of darkness while trying to come to terms with Isabelle’s shocking death. Desperate and broken after Isabelle’s death, Francis longs to leave the confines of the Dagger Island, […]

BookView Interview with Author Jennifer Gordon

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed Jennifer Gordon, who has recently released her second novel in The Hotel series, When the Sleeping Dead Still Talk (Read the reveiw here). Her first novel, Beautiful, Frightening and Silent (2020) is a finalist in the Kindle Book Review Awards. […]

Amora by Grant J. Hallstrom

Set in second century AD in Rome, Hallstrom’s incisive historical novel draws inspiration from the true story of the noblewoman who inspired Justin Martyr’s petition to the Roman Senate. Amora, daughter of a high-placed noble family, has gotten everything she’s ever wanted: she has a doting husband in Leo and a lovely daughter she adores. […]

Book excerpt: Amora by Grant J. Hallstrom

From the Blurb: “Amora is a superbly written and richly descriptive novel with brilliantly drawn characters and settings. The author weaves a well-crafted historical fiction based on a true story that will captivate the reader’s attention from the start. Skillfully constructed, this well researched story will have you turning the pages from beginning to end. This […]

In the Shadow of Gold by Michael Kenneth Smith

Smith conjures an elaborate American Civil War era and delves into the mystery of the lost Confederate Treasury toward the ending of the war in this excellent latest. Struggling to become a seaman, Yancey Arvindale leaps at the chance to join the troops assigned to guard the train that is carrying the Confederate gold away […]

BookView Interview with Author Michael Kenneth Smith

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we talked with Michael Kenneth Smith, the author of In the Shadows of Gold, a vividly constructed historical drama set in the American Civil War era in 1865 (read the review here). Who and what inspired you to become a writer? Eight years […]

Alice’s Ego: Based on a true story by Alice Dolphin Sanza

Sanza tells the story of a middle-aged, divorced woman finding her voice through spirituality in this emotionally taut story that explores identity issues and self-discovery. Alice is completely broken when she discovers Steve, her husband of two decades, has set her up to lose everything in the divorce. On the brink of a breakdown, she […]