Flowers From Iraq (Sunny Alexander)

By Judy A. Kessinger Contributor

Reading this book I could feel the emotions that come through with the character and her struggles throughout her life since childhood. She has always felt invisible due to events in her childhood until she meets someone who loves her just for her, scars and all.

When they finally come together and speak their truths to each other, this is when they truly feel that there is nothing better than the love that two people have in spite of what has happened prior…Read More

No Safe Place (Taylor Wilmering)

By Angela Sturm Contributor

A sleeper terrorist cell, Ansar Inshallah, has begun attacking schools, killing innocents as they believed American society is corrupting its children. The Ansar Inshallahs response to this perceived injustice is to eradicate it. John Anderson, of the CTD and Erin Walker, of the FBI, were tasked with identifying the threat to the local people comingling their agencies in an effort to locate and dissolve this band of radicals.

In this hard to put down book, Wilmering’s spy thriller has the beginnings of ….Read More

Compelling Conversations (Eric H. Roth and Toni Aberson)

By Sheryl Faber Contributor

Compelling Conversation: Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics, written by Eric H. Roth and Toni Abersonis a conversation and study guide for students of advanced courses in English as a Second Language (ESL). It provides a variety of interesting and intriguing topics which the class can feed from to help them become more comfortable with learning and speaking a new language easily and effortlessly with others, both in and out of the classroom.

Many students who take ESL classes fail to go beyond the basics in grammar, conversation and sentence structure, and comprehending the English language with all of its intricacies.

The topics covered in the manual…Read More

Growl (Elaine Pierson)

By Judy A. Kessinger Contributor

The character Lacey in this story feels different from everyone because she has the ability to move things when she is angered, hurt, etc. She doesn’t know how she can do this, just that she can and she uses this ability to get others attention when she feels out of control in her life. Her mother doesn’t seem to have any sympathy for her and her real father has not been in the picture for a long time. So Lacey has to deal with her mother and stepfather in the best way she knows how when they confront her about things that happen because she uses her ability.

As a result of her stepfather wanting to send her back to the hospital where Lacey does not want to go because they try anything to find out how and why she can do what she does, Lacey finally….Read More