Self-published Book Reviews


Self-published Book Reviews

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Poetry 4 Replies

Post your poetry book information here.Continue

Tags: book, poetry

Started by Christine Rice. Last reply by lidy wilks Dec 3, 2014.

Science fiction 7 Replies

Post your Science Fiction book information here.

Started by Bonnie Lamer. Last reply by Robert E. Birnschein Nov 9, 2014.

 Free eBooks in Exchange for an Honest ReviewThere are hundreds and…Continue

Started by Inspired Kathy Oct 24, 2014.

Looking for Reviewers - YA Paranormal

Hello Everyone!I am looking for reviewers interested in reviewing the first two books in The Enchanted Island Series to get prepared for the 3rd installment, which will be released mid December.I…Continue

Started by Krystal McLaughlin Oct 13, 2014.

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Comment by Vanessa Morgan on May 9, 2015 at 5:10pm

I'm looking for bloggers to help me spread the word about my new book AVALON: A HEARTWARMING TRUE CAT STORY.

Any type of post is fine: review, interview, book spotlight, blog tour spot, guest post, etc.

Contact me at: eeriestories75(at)gmail(dot)com. Media kit available upon request.

Check out the book on Amazon: 

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Comment by Book Buzz on March 27, 2015 at 9:31am

Contemporary Women's Fiction For Review

Royal Entertainment
By Marni Fechter
Publisher: She Writes Press
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 978-1938314520
ASIN: B00JE7B838
Genre: contemporary women's fiction, chick lit
Formats Available For Review: pdf, ebook

When bleeding heart Melody Frank blows the whistle on her boss, she gets fired from her social services job, and no one else in the field will touch her. Enter the fabulous Charles Ribbon, premier party producer for New York’s rich and famous. Charles’s assistant is out of commission, and he wants Melody to start working for him at Royal Entertainment right away.

Melody accepts the offer, and she is suddenly propelled from working with disabled children from low-income families to planning parties for New York’s wealthiest elite. She soon proves that she has a talent for saving the day in this new world—but can she save herself?

For review copeis contact:

Marni Fechter

Comment by Susanne Leist on March 19, 2015 at 10:00am



A paradise is now lost and gone,
Never to be found again.
Whomever the demons come upon,
No more peace but only pain.

Like a cold witches’ brew.
An Oasis for all.
Now a hell for the few,
Who remain to tell all.

Warm winds turn cold
As all become prey.
The young and old.
For them we must pray. 

Hell hath no fury
Like a demon scorned.
There is no jury
For a small town mourned.

Who’ll save Oasis
From ‘The Dead’ demons?
Who will now face us,
More dead or demons?

Pray for us.
We are alone
Come save us.
We must atone. 




Comment by Fuentes on February 19, 2015 at 11:58am

Hades by Candice Fox

Can't tell you the ending but it was brilliant. Haven't see it coming. I was thinking and hoping something terribly dark and awful but I wasn't on the good road.
And I really like when an author is catching me off guard with a plot.
This thriller is original, very well written.


Comment by J.L McFadden on February 9, 2015 at 1:52am

Book Tour sign up for April: Will be Freebooks, Amazon Gift card and some other goodies. Click here for the sign up. Thank you all and have a great day.

Comment by Angela Lockwood on January 29, 2015 at 3:47am

To celebrate the release of the second book in the Language in the Blood series, Blood Ties. I’m giving the first book away this weekend (31,1 and 2nd of February) on Amazon. You can download it via the following link:

Language in the Blood

Until the outbreak of the First World War, young Cameron Blair would have liked nothing better than to stay in Edinburgh and marry his childhood sweetheart. As the call to arms goes out, Cameron and his pals sign up to fight for their country. They are soon delivered into the nightmare of war, and there Cameron more than meets his maker.

The story follows Cameron as he comes to terms with his new ‘life’, from his first days as a hapless vampire in war-torn France to the glamorous modern day setting of the Côte d’Azur. Along the way, he develops a distinctive taste for the finer things in life: jewels, yachts, small dogs and champagne-infused human...

Comment by Michael Fields on December 21, 2014 at 4:01pm

Spiritual/Humorous Memoir for Review

The Thousand-Petaled Lotus:  Growing Up 

    Gay in the Southern Baptist Church

By Michael Fields

Publisher:  Langdon Street Press

ISBN:  978-1-62652-649-5

Pages:  266

Genre:  Memoir

Growing up in a strict Southern Baptist community can be challenging for some children, especially for those whose sexuality is considered a sin. In The Thousand-Petaled Lotus: Growing Up Gay in the Southern Baptist Church, Michael Fields takes readers on a journey through his childhood, one filled with religious devotion, sexual awakening, and reconciliation. This powerful and often hilarious memoir recounts Fields’ experiences as a homosexual in a devout Southern Baptist family as he tries to understand the meaning of life. 

Michael Fields’ story begins in Nashville, Tennessee -- The Protestant Vatican -- in the late 1950s, where his family was on a strict schedule full of Sunday school, church, and weekday prayer meetings. At the age of four, Fields had his first crush, on a comic book hero called the Martian Manhunter, and even at such a young age, he knew something was different about those feelings. In fear of being denied salvation, he spent his childhood and adolescent years praying for Jesus to cure him of his homosexuality. 

In the Hindu tradition, the thousand-petaled lotus is another name for the sahasrara chakra, the uppermost energy center in the body, which blossoms at the moment of enlightenment.  The Thousand-Petaled Lotus is structured as just that, a lotus of many petals unfolding. Fields’ journey to reconcile his faith with his sexuality is a captivating story that blossoms when he finds what Jesus called The Kingdom of Heaven. 

For review copies contact:  Michael Fields




Comment by Book Buzz on December 9, 2014 at 10:17am

Contemporary Fiction/Drama For Review
Lemmon's Journey
By Philip Oyok
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 978-1496996282
Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Drama
Formats Available For Review: pdf

Lemmon Grandee is sad and bitter about life. He is fighting the retirement blues and mourning the sudden loss of his wife. Lonesome and heartbroken, his friend and neighbors fear the worse. Suicide seems like the perfect antidote for him. Things change when while cleaning out his late wife's studio, he uncovers hidden letters from his runaway daughter, Gloria, currently living a new life in New York City with her eight-year old son. Lemmon suddenly finds the spark of life he thought he had long lost. He gets on a bus headed to New York with the intention of rekindling his relationship with his daughter and see about convincing her to return home. Who knows? It just might bring an end to the nightmarish dreams plaguing him lately-dreams that foretell of a dark future awaiting him and his lost family. A story of love and death, pain and loss, and the courage to find second chances in life.

For review copies contact:

Philip Oyok
Twitter:  @mastershango

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