Book Reviews

Review: When All Balls Drop: The Upside of Losing Everything by Heidi Siefkas

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How can a devastating accident end up leaving you in a better place in life? This is the key question author Heidi Siefkas tries to answer from her personal perspective through her inspirational memoir When All Balls Drop: The Upside of Losing Everything. A candid recollection of events arranged from memories and diaries, Siefkas writes about her experiences of physical ... Read More »

Review: Here, There, Everywhere by Peter Dunkley

Here, There, Everywhere

Peter Dunkley was going to become a lawyer when he fell in love and gave it all up – and then gave all that up – for a life of travel and adventure, starting in Bombay in the 1950s. Now retired, Peter’s book Here, There, Everywhere is a charming memoir on a road less traveled by an Englishman abroad, finding ... Read More »

Review: The Unfinished Tower of Babel by Dr. Robert L. Bonn

The Unfinished Tower of Babel

Today, the never-completed Tower of Babel remains a symbol of how a divine, otherworldly power can enter into and change the course of human history. Dr. Robert L. Bonn, a sociologist, delves into how the biblical story of the Tower of Babel has influenced history in his fascinating book The Unfinished Tower of Babel. His work offers a non-conventional view ... Read More »

Review: How the Water Falls by K. P. Kollenborn

When the water falls

History is dominated by people including everyday people. One of the benefits for authors of historical is the ability to bring to life fictional characters set into real life events. This adds a layer of accessibility right from the start and eases the reader into the wonderful world of history. K. P. Kollenborn’s novel How the Water Falls is a ... Read More »

Review: IQ plus EQ: The Arrow and the Hoisting Crane by Feliciano Bantilan

IQ plus EQ

Feliciano Bantilan, a veteran stock investor and physicist by training, was struck down by Parkinson’s disease, leaving him unable to work. Lucky for us, however, he has turned his hand to penning exceptional advice for young people interested in approaching the stock market with a new kind of acumen: applying IQ plus EQ.  He says, IQ refers to intelligence as ... Read More »

Review: The Arrival (Ascension Book 1) by Dakota Kemp

The Arrival by Dakota Kemp

The Arrival (Ascension Book 1) is a fantasy epic by Dakota Kemp that tells the story of several figures in the world of Vrold, where war has begun to tear its peoples apart when brutal attacks spring out and turn up tensions and open old wounds between city-states. As battle rears its ugly head, heroes – likely and not – ... Read More »