Category Archives: reviews

Rambling Reader Reviews, Part Seven

Whenever I’m working hard on a new writing project, I try to read more ink-on-paper books to give my eyes a rest from looking at a screen. This month I’m trying very hard to finish up a project for my … Continue reading

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How Inspiring

“What are the nicest or most inspiring things people have said or written about your writing? How did it affect you?” Whether a writer wants it to or not, what a reviewer says about his/her book always has an impact. … Continue reading

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Guest: Donna Feyen, “More Than a Review”

We write here at 4F, 1 H. We have in guest authors talking about writing their books, so after some years, I thought I would turn the tables and bring in someone who reviews books all the time. Please welcome … Continue reading

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Good vs Bad; Story or Style?

I had the idea that around this time of year, I’d review A Christmas Carol, but our Tuesday Fox beat me to it. I had considered tucking the idea away until next year, but she got on it. Good job, … Continue reading

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Goodreads Challenge 2019, Part Seven

It’s once again time for me to share my Goodreads reviews! Two are new releases, but the other three have been on my digital bookshelf for quite some time. Flying Finish by Vivian Roycroft This is a fun short story … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Leigh Lee

I am pleased to welcome my guest here today, author Leigh Lee. Leigh is a writer of historical romance and I find her work most enjoyable for a reason that will come to light in a few moments. Welcome, Leigh! … Continue reading

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Review: Finding Lord Farlisle

Blurb: The girl he finally remembers Eleven years ago, a shipwreck robbed Lord Maxim Farlisle of his memory. Recovering himself, he journeys to his childhood home to find Waithe Hall shut and deserted. Unwilling to face what remains of his … Continue reading

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Book Review: Uncovering a Real WW2 Spy

Intrepid — the Man Behind the Scenes, Involved in Nearly Everything By Jeff Salter As I was reading this (1976) non-fiction book, I was thinking, “if this were a novel, nobody would believe it.” William Stevenson’s “A Man Called Intrepid” … Continue reading

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Praiseworthy

I understand that I do a bit of complaining and rants about writers getting things wrong. I think we can all learn from the mistakes made by others, in all walks of life. However, this week I would like to … Continue reading

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Sage Questions

“What three questions would we like to ask a favorite author?” How about if I answer that with one question for three favorite authors? One of the wonderful things thing that has happened to me is doing this blog, and … Continue reading

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