Review of The River in the Trees, Jacqueline O’Mahony by Kristiana Reed

ARC review for Amazon Vine The River in the Trees by Jacqueline O’Mahony really is a special read; think Cecelia Ahern but grittier and subtle in how it weaves Ellen and Hannah’s stories together. O’Mahony’s use of dual narrative is a triumph as it showcases the parallels which exist between lives even one hundred years … Continue reading Review of The River in the Trees, Jacqueline O’Mahony by Kristiana Reed

Review of An Uprising in Rome, Richard F. Novak by Kristiana Reed

Originally published on Reedsy Discovery.  An Uprising in Rome is driven by Novak's straightforward storytelling and his rich knowledge of sculpture and the city of Rome. The narrative seamlessly follows Charles, Piero and Maria; three characters who lead very different lives in the beginning yet soon come together thanks to the strong binds of love and … Continue reading Review of An Uprising in Rome, Richard F. Novak by Kristiana Reed

Review of Death of a Good Girl, Michelle Marie Jacquot by Kristiana Reed

Originally published on Reedsy Discovery.  Jacquot’s Death of a Good Girl is unlike any poetry collection I have read. The pieces span across several pages and many read like song lyrics - discarded thoughts which hold within them a power only those words in that order can manifest. In the author’s note, Jacquot explains how releasing this … Continue reading Review of Death of a Good Girl, Michelle Marie Jacquot by Kristiana Reed

Kristiana Reed Reviews All the Beginnings of Everything by Kindra M. Austin

Austin has, yet again, created a masterpiece. All the Beginnings of Everything is a sensational collection which spans what feels like a lifetime. Separated into seven parts, Austin explores more in this collection than I feel she ever has done before; without sacrificing her trademark style. Her words remain sharp, raw and honest. Part one is succinct, … Continue reading Kristiana Reed Reviews All the Beginnings of Everything by Kindra M. Austin

Review of somewhere between shadow and light, Mariesa Faer by Kristiana Reed

Originally published on Reedsy Discovery.  somewhere between shadow and light harnesses the power of short sentiments and detailed illuminations of the soul. Love, lust and sensuality float alongside loss, grief and fury in this collection; showcasing the kaleidoscopic nature of human experience. The theme I felt permeated the entire collection, however, was liberation. There are pieces … Continue reading Review of somewhere between shadow and light, Mariesa Faer by Kristiana Reed

DO YOU WRITE BOOK REVIEWS? INDIE BLU(E) AND THE GO DOG GO CAFE WANT THEM!

We all know that Amazon has become persnickety about publishing book reviews and that they have been blocking many folks from leaving reviews as well as removing many of the book reviews that you have taken the time and consideration to write. Indie Blu(e)and Go Dog Go Café would LOVE to publish your book reviews! … Continue reading DO YOU WRITE BOOK REVIEWS? INDIE BLU(E) AND THE GO DOG GO CAFE WANT THEM!

Monika Carless Reviews Melody Lee’s Season of the Sorceress

Reading Season of the Sorceress brought me heart-deep into the kind of poetry and prose that wakes us up and creates space within the soul. Melody's work reveals the beauty of words in a deep, earthy way. My witch's heart was captured without apology. Each story, each poem took me further into mystical imagination. There … Continue reading Monika Carless Reviews Melody Lee’s Season of the Sorceress

Nicole Lyons Reviews Christine E. Ray’s The Myths of Girlhood

‘The Myths Of Girlhood’ is a staggering journey into the heart and the soul of every insecure girl who has ever felt unloved, unworthy, or invisible. ‘The Myths Of Girlhood’ reaches far deeper than any feminist manifesto we have begrudgingly left to our daughters; there is nothing bitter here, only heart wrenching, soul pulling truths, … Continue reading Nicole Lyons Reviews Christine E. Ray’s The Myths of Girlhood

Candice Louisa Daquin Reviews John Biscello’s Arclight

What an incredible and irreplaceable collection. John Biscello has already earned his stripes with the first poem in his book Arclight. Biscello has that very rare quality of being a natural born poet. His use of words is so sublime and striking, it has the power to cast into shade, most other poets. Such is his … Continue reading Candice Louisa Daquin Reviews John Biscello’s Arclight