Category Archives: Author/Book Spotlight

My Book Review of Undead Cheesehead: A very Wisconsin zombie horror comedy (Monsters in the Midwest Book 3)

Undead Cheesehead by Scott Burtness My rating: 4 of 5 stars I Enjoyed This Story Immensely I’m not huge into zombies, and the premise, though fun, is not solid. Still, I enjoyed this story immensely. I felt it wrapped up the series well, too. What I liked was getting to know Stanley better. He’s such a kind, endearing character. His

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Readers’ Favorite Reviews TIME LINES

Reviewed by Ann Linus for Readers’ Favorite The year is 3236, and time travel has been perfected. Travelers go back in time in an ethereal form, just observing and learning from history and not altering events. Julie is a seasoned traveler who has learned to separate her emotions from the events she witnesses because the past is past. On her latest mission

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THE OIL CHANGE: Grandpa’s Garage

Book Review by David Korson for Readers’ Favorite D.A. Northup shares the mechanics of an oil change thoroughly yet uncomplicatedly, always keeping safety at the forefront. Even though the characters’ descriptions are minimal, it is easy to picture them through the child’s curiosity and comprehension and through Grandpa’s wisdom and gentleness. Frequent images punctuate the narrative, offering glimpses of the tools and

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My Book Review of Black Vault: A Short Story

Black Vault: A Short Story by Alma Katsu My rating: 5 of 5 stars Unexpected & Interesting I wasn’t sure what I was getting into with this story, but I’ve read work from this author before and knew she was good. As anticipated, Alma Katsu didn’t disappoint. She penned an unexpected, engaging, and interesting tale that offered a new twist

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National Celiac Disease Awareness Day

September 13th is National Celiac Disease Awareness Day. We celebrate it this day because it is Dr. Samuel Gee’s birthday. He was born in the UK on September 13, 1839 and is noted for writing the first paper documenting celiac disease. It was titled, On the Coeliac Affection, which was published in 1888. Currently, there is no cure for celiac disease. The

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My Book Review of Perfectly Me (Inspired Kids Book 1)

Perfectly Me by Mary Elizabeth Jackson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read this charming story with my youngest granddaughter today and she absolutely loved it. She said the illustrations were “beautiful” and she remained highly engaged throughout the entire story. The only negative was that I had to decline when she asked me to sing the songs to

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