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Henrietta The Dragon Slayer A Very Short Prequel

HENRIETTA THE DRAGON SLAYER: A VERY SHORT PREQUEL (HENRIETTA THE DRAGON SLAYER, #.5) BY BETH BARANY: BOOK REVIEW

Henrietta The Dragon Slayer: A Very Short Prequel Henrietta The Dragon Slayer, Book #.5 By Beth Barany ASIN: B00EB3PI04 Author’s Website: http://author.bethbarany.com   Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra Summary In this very short prequel, meet Henrietta the legendary Dragon Slayer before the grand adventure that changes her life. … Continue reading

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AN ACTOR’S LIFE BY DUNCAN WHITEHEAD: BOOK REVIEW

  An Actor’s Life   By  Duncan Whitehead ISBN13:  9780982964910 Author’s Website: http://www.duncanwhiteheadauthor.com Review brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra   Synopsis:     It is Oscar night and Hollywood holds its breath to see if Sir Michael Brookes not only wins the best actor but also the best … Continue reading

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A VERY MARMI CHRISTMAS (A MARMADUKE DODSWORTH SHORT STORY) BY KAREN CANTWELL: BOOK REVIEW

A Very Marmi Christmas A Marmaduke Dodsworth Short Story By Karen Cantwell Author’s Website: http://www.karencantwell.com   Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra Review: An enjoyable Christmas themed novella.  The main character is a ghost named Marmaduke.   He is a stodgy, kind of uptight and rigid ghost of 71 years. … Continue reading

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TALIA HAVEN AUTHOR OF MAMA CRIED: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Open Book Society, reviewer Una, is back this month with a great interview. Here she chats with author Talia Haven, in which they discuss her book MAMA CRIED, the inspiration behind the short story, hellhounds, details throughout the story, the guardian Azula, character decisions, and more. Enjoy!   Una: As … Continue reading

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MAMA CRIED BY TALIA HAVEN: BOOK REVIEW

  Mama Cried By Talia Haven Author’s Website:  www.taliahaven.com Brought to you by OBS reviewer Una Synopsis: Jenny was enjoying herself on the swings when Azula, one of the guardians of the playground came to take her away. Together they journey to a cinder building where Jenny must make a … Continue reading

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BITTEN BY ANTHONY FARANA: BOOK REVIEW

Bitten By Anthony Farana Author’s Website:  http://www.anthonyfarana.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sammy Synopsis: Four friends start their night out with plans for dinner at a restaurant before heading into an evening of dancing and drinking. Their plans soon change with the appearance of a small insect. Anthony’s second … Continue reading

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EARL STAGGS AUTHOR OF THE UNUSED PROM DRESS: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sammy Be sure to read our review for The Unused Prom Dress here at OBS Sammy: What prompted you to write this type of short story? Earl Staggs: I came across a Call for Submissions for an anthology with an unusual theme.  Each story … Continue reading

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THE YOUNGEST ONE BY NANCY SPRINGER: BOOK REVIEW

The Youngest One By Nancy Springer ISBN# 9781611875881 Brought to you by OBS reviewer J.M. Synopsis: Jessie is tired of dealing with her drunk mother and life in a rough part of town, and when a creepy woman approaches her one morning and advises her to pay attention to Shakespeare’s As … Continue reading

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POWER IN THE HANDS OF ONE BY IAN LEWIS: BOOK REVIEW

Power in the Hands of One By Ian Lewis ISBN #2940016534183 Author’s Website: http://www.ianlewisfiction.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Caro *Beware of Possible Spoilers* Synopsis: Power in the Hands of One pits Troy Brink, a thirty-two-year-old business analyst, against two opposing factions: a right-wing extremist group and the scientific … Continue reading

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MOTHER OF THE GROOM BY AUGUSTA TROBAUGH: BOOK REVIEW

Mother of the Groom By Augusta Trobaugh ISBN# 9781611875560 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sammy Synopsis: “A son is a son until he takes him a wife,” the old adage says, and Winifred, unwilling to give up her precious son at all, goes to outrageous means for preventing his wedding. … Continue reading

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S. FURLONG-BOLLIGER AUTHOR OF BOONEVILLE RETRIBUTION: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sammy Be sure to read our review for Booneville Retribution here at OBS.   Sammy: I really liked your short story, it was well written, realistic, with a positive theme showing through. What prompted you to write this story?   S. Furlong-Bolliger: I wrote … Continue reading

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BOONEVILLE RETRIBUTION BY S. FURLONG-BOLLIGER: BOOK REVIEW

Booneville Retribution By S. Furlong-Bolliger ISBN# 9781611875713 Author’s Website:  http://www.sfurlongbolliger.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sammy Synopsis: Larry’s a hardworking Vietnam vet who loves his country and is proud of his small town roots. He’s lived the better part of his life in Booneville, where Old Glory flies proudly over … Continue reading

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WE DON’T KNOW WHY BY NANCY SPRINGER: BOOK REVIEW

We Don’t Know Why By Nancy Springer ISBN# 9781611875690 Author’s Website:  http://www.nancyspringer.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sammy Synopsis: To a future girl, Mishell, who flies with the aid of anti-gravity wings, the death in a freak accident of a beloved older brother, Mykel, is hard to accept. Why had … Continue reading

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CAT’S BLOOD: A SHORT STORY OF REDEMPTION … AND VAMPIRES BY BARB LEE: BOOK REVIEW

Cat’s Blood: A Short Story of Redemption…and Vampires By Barb Lee ISBN# 9781475211177 Author’s Website:  http://barbaracoollee.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Heidi Spoilers Ahead! Cat has lived her life as a prisoner to the monsters that go bump in the night; ever since she was seventeen and was taken by … Continue reading

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RUMPLE WHAT? BY NANCY SPRINGER: BOOK REVIEW

Rumple What? By Nancy Springer ISBN# 9781611875331 Author’s Website: http://www.nancyspringer.info/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Caro Spoilers! Synopsis: We’ve all heard the fairy tale of the girl who could spin straw into gold, and the creature that would demand her first-born as payment for helping her achieve the horrible … Continue reading

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BY THE POUND BY MARCUS BLEECKER: BOOK REVIEW

By the Pound By Marcus Bleecker  ISBN# 9781611875386 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sammy Synopsis: Whites, colors, darks. It seems like doing laundry would be a fairly simple task, but for many people there just isn’t the time. Enter a place like By the Pound, where you can simply drop … Continue reading

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JESUS IS ALREADY HERE BY AUGUSTA TROBAUGH: BOOK REVIEW

  Jesus Is Already Here By Augusta Trobaugh ISBN# 9781453846001 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sarah Synopsis: Changing racial perceptions in the tumultuous 1960s brings conflict to a rural Southern family. A short story. (Goodreads) Review: I ended this short story wanting more.  Augusta Trobaugh’s written dialect is outstanding and brings you right … Continue reading

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OPEN AND SHUT BY J.R. LINDERMUTH: BOOK REVIEW

Open and Shut By J.R. Lindermuth Brought to you by OBS reviewer Dawn Summary:  Domestic disturbance calls to the residence of Booth and Stacey Keiser aren’t uncommon. Keiser, a State Police trooper, is known for his volatile temper, and his wife has often been the target for his rage. So … Continue reading

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THORN IN THE FLESH BY ANNE BROOKE: BOOK REVIEW

Thorn In The Flesh By Anne Brooke Author’s Website:  http://annebrooke.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Dawn Summary: Kate Harris, a lecturer in her late thirties, is attacked in her Surrey home and left for dead. Continuing threats hinder her recovery, and these life changing events force her to journey … Continue reading

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GAIL FARRELLY, AUTHOR OF THE JURORS WHO KNEW TOO MUCH: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Caro. *Please Beware!  This interview contains Spoilers for the book The Jurors Who Knew Too Much and it’s highly recommended to read the book before reading this article, if you’re planning to read the book!* Be sure to read our review for “The Jurors … Continue reading

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MR. ELKINS AND THE ZOMBIES OF ELBERT COUNTY BY THOM ADORNEY: BOOK REVIEW

Mr. Elkins and the Zombies of Elbert County By Thom Adorney ISBN# 9781611875287 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sammy *Beware of Spoilers* Synopsis: When John Bell tells his family that he saw zombies crossing their farm one October night, he asks them the keep it quiet so as to not cause … Continue reading

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THE JURORS WHO KNEW TOO MUCH BY GAIL FARRELLY: BOOK REVIEW

The Jurors Who Knew too Much By Gail Farrelly ISBN# 9781611875294 Author’s Website:  http://www.farrellysistersonline.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Caro Spoilers! Synopsis: Sixty-somethings Lorna and Ike are jurors in a murder trial. They soon find they like each other and begin hanging out together in the courthouse. When they realize … Continue reading

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THE GIRLS BY VICTOR J BANIS: BOOK REVIEW

The Girls By Victor J. Banis ISBN# 9781611875300 Author’s Website:  http://www.vjbanis.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Caro Spoilers! Synopsis: If you ever thought that animals can’t know true love, you never knew the girls. This emotional short story from legendary author Victor J. Banis will appeal to both dog lovers … Continue reading

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FLOOD! BY AUGUSTA TROBAUGH: BOOK REVIEW

Flood! By Augusta Trobaugh ISBN# 9781611875249 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Caro Spoilers! Synopsis: A wayward hurricane comes to an abrupt halt over South Georgia, pumping out a flood with gruesome results. At the same time, a young teen experiences such wanderlust that her own turbulent emotions reflect the storm … Continue reading

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THE CLEARING OF TRAVIS COBLE BY JONATHAN JANZ: BOOK REVIEW

The Clearing of Travis Coble By Jonathan Janz ISBN# 9781611875232 Author’s Website:  http://jonathanjanz.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sammy Synopsis: Travis Coble didn’t kill and eat his family. At least that’s what a jury decided twenty years ago. But like Lizzie Borden, Travis Coble was branded guilty by an angry … Continue reading

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DISAPPEARANCES BY DEBBIE KUMP: BOOK REVIEW

Disappearances By Debbie Kump ISBN# 9781938961342 Author’s Website:  https://sites.google.com/site/debbiekumpbooks/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Dawn Synopsis: As eleven-year-old Trisha Larson struggles with adjusting to a new school and accepting her mother’s latest boyfriend, she relies on her small dog named Scruffy for support and companionship. But one blustery winter night, … Continue reading

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ON PAR WITH A FAIRY BY LYLA BARDAN: BOOK REVIEW

On Par with a Fairy By Lyla Bardan ISBN# 9781938876141 Author’s Website:  http://lylabardan.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Dawn Synopsis: When sixteen-year-old Travis meets enchanting fairy Lark, legend speaks of a fated union, but his parents disagree. Can fairy legend prove stronger than parents, prejudice and the inevitable parting that … Continue reading

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A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL BY LYNN CAHOON: BOOK REVIEW

A Member of the Council By Lynn Cahoon ISBN# 9781616504243 Author’s Website: http://lynncahoon.wordpress.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Vicki *Beware of possible Spoilers* Synopsis: A rogue hunter, a clueless witch and a mission to save an unknowing world. Parris McCall, owner of the dive bar, The Alibi, has finally constructed … Continue reading

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NEW BLOOD BY KRISTY CENTENO: BOOK REVIEW

New Blood  By Kristy Centeno ISBN#9781938961465 Author’s Website:  http://www.kristycenteno.com Brought to you by OBS reviewer Dawn *Beware of  *Spoilers* Synopsis:  A thrilling account of treachery, betrayal, and vengeance. Kristy Centeno’s chilling description of treason and retribution. Scarlett Lyttleskeill departs from London with her Aunt Celia in a ship destined to take … Continue reading

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