Book Reviews,Book Excerpts & Author Inetrviews

BookView Review: Pretty/Ugly by Jennifer Anne Gordon

Gordon ingeniously combines horror and science fiction in her outstanding latest, taking readers on a roller-coaster ride into a dystopian world grappling with a deadly pandemic. Struggling with the demons of her traumatic past, the lonely and sad Omelia tries to fill her days with Instagram clicks, likes, and subscribers. The lost and angry Sam, […]

Book excerpt:Pretty/Ugly by Jennifer Anne Gordon

Buy now Read the review From the Blurb: Pretty/Ugly Interitus: noun. ruin; violent/untimely death, extinction; destruction, dissolution Omelia fills the empty place in her heart with Instagram clicks, likes, and subscribes, hiding the scars of grief under a mask of makeup, cloaked in an online personality. She yearns to be someone new: a girl in […]

BookView Interview with Author Mark Shaiken

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed  Mark Shaiken, commercial bankruptcy lawyer and author, about his writing and recently released, Fresh Start: A 3J Mystery, Book 1, an intricate legal thrilelr (Read the reveiw here). How often do you base your characters on real people?  I try […]

BookView Review: Fresh Start: A 3J Mystery, Book 1 by Mark Shaiken

Shaiken’s intricately engrossing debut installment in his legal thriller series, featuring the endearing bankruptcy lawyer Josephina Jillian Jones offers a clever, compelling plot coupled with financial intrigue. Like his earlier ancestors, the real-estate developer Quincy Witherman has continued his family’s two centuries old practice of hiding assets in Switzerland. With a healthy debt, Witherman soon […]

BookView Interview with Author Carolyn V. Hamilton Proctor

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed  Carolyn V. Hamilton Proctor, a multi-genre author, with books published in mystery, romance, memoir, and non-fiction as well as adult coloring books, about her writing and recently released, Elisabeth Samson, Forbidden Bride, a poignant and powerful historical drama (Read the […]

Book excerpt:Rollover: A Nikki Doyle Novel by Paula J Longhurst

Buy now Read the review From the Blurb: Newly promoted Nikki Doyle’s first case seems easy; stash a couple of lottery winners in deepest darkest Sussex. But the words ‘Nikki’ and ‘easy’ do not go together, and her mistake of using familiar territory could cause ructions in both her team and her family. Chapter 1 […]

BookView Interview with Author Paula J Longhurst

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed Paula J Longhurst, about her writing and recently released, Rollover: A Nikki Doyle Novel, a taut and suspenseful page-turner (Read the reveiw here). Q How did publishing your first book change your process of writing? A The first book (in fact […]

BookView Interview with Author Peter D. Speers

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed Peter D. Speers, about his writing and soon-to-be-released, Miracle Man (Read the reveiw here). He has written The Peanut Factory and Julie’s Garden earlier. Who and what ultimately inspired you to become a writer? I was fortunate when in my […]

BookView Interview with Author Madison Farkas

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed Madison Farkas, an author, media critic and editor, about her writing and her debut picture book,The Three Tree. (Read the review here). Tell us a little about how this story first came to be. The Three Tree was originally a […]

BookView Interview with Author Karen M Wicks

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed Karen M Wicks about her writing and her latest,Twisted Silver Spoons, a stunning tale of literary fiction. (Read the reveiw here). She holds a doctorate from New York University and has taught in middle and high school and at the […]

BookView Interview with Author Peggy Ann Shumway

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed Peggy Ann Shumway about her writing and her debut, Vestiges (Faith, Freedom, and Posterity Series #1), a archaeological mystery adventure. (Read the reveiw here ). Who and what ultimately inspired you to become a writer? If anybody asks me why […]

BookView Interview with Author George Strouthous

Welcome to BookView Interview, a conversation series where BookView talks to authors. Recently, we interviewed George Strouthous, an educator in language and the creative arts and author of The Silent Giraffe, a heartning children’s picture book about self-acceptence. (Read the reveiw here ). Tell us some more about your book. The moral of the story […]