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Review: Bewilderments of the Eyes by Theresa Sopko

Bewilderments of the Eyes by Theresa Sopko

★★★★ Bewilderments of the Eyes by Theresa Sopko is a fascinating and heartfelt exploration into the crippling effects of depression. Twenty-year-old Quinn Aldredge just wants to take back control of her life, but depression holds her captive. Can she find a way with the help of friends and loved ones to come to terms with her illness? Mental illness, even ... Read More »

Review: Give Me Your Answer True by Suanne Laqueur ★★★★★

Give Me Your Answer True by Suanne Laqueur

Give Me Your Answer True, by Suanne Laqueur, is in a word: outstanding. Three years after Daisy Bianco survives the Lancaster shootings and is abandoned by the love of her life, she’s on the brink of completely destroying her body and soul. The only way she can escape her mental anguish is by cutting her own skin to unleash the ... Read More »

Review: A Bed of Barley Straw by Sam Russell ★★★★

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A Bed of Barley Straw: Volume 1 of the Draymere Hall Series, by Sam Russell, delves into her characters’ minds exposing their innermost thoughts, fears, and desires. Hettie Redfern tends the stables of Lord Melton’s English estate. A traumatic relationship left her scarred and mistrustful of men. Alexander Melton, the middle brother, returns home after serving in Afghanistan. His rocky ... Read More »

Review: The Man I Love by Suanne Laqueur

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The Man I Love is an incredible and emotional tale that pulls the reader into the pages and doesn’t let up until the end. Erik Fiskare, a college freshman, is attracted to the world of theater. However, he prefers being backstage. When he first looks into the eyes of Daisy Bianco, a dancer, he feels something. She said it with ... Read More »

Review: Lights of Valencia by Michael Pilcher

Lights in Valencia Review

Oliver, a twenty-something American ex-pat, escapes into Valencian culture while he prepares for the local celebrations of Fallas with his Spanish girlfriend Maria. But bad memories of his childhood back in the US are harder to escape than he thought. Read More »