The Magical Tarot Deck penned by the author Marieke Lexmond is a fantasy novel. It is the second installment in The Madigan Chronicles series. Madigan is a family of witches. Story started with Ceri Madigan (Tara’s youngest daughter) stuck in Fairy. She was shocked to know that her mother Tara has a twin sister Lucy who is evil and therefore is banned from the family. When Lucy was in a fight with other Madigans in Boston, a Dagger of Consciousness was taken away from her and it was hidden in Seamus’ Magical Tarot Deck.
The battle between Lucy and Tara started when Lucy learnt that Tara would become the guardian of the Wand of Wisdom. When someone draws a card from the Deck, the person painted on the card disappears from real life till they fulfill the question of the querent. Lucy went to the Fairy thinking that Tara might have hidden the dagger there. In Utah, Cal, Lucy’s grandson is worried about the whereabouts of his grandma. Lucy is with Ceri at the Fairy and she tells her about the stories from the past. What is gonna happen when Emily loses the Magical Tarot Deck?
This story is intriguing and can be read as a standalone. However, if you read it as part of the series, you will enjoy it more. Cover photo of the book is nice and the plot is written well. I am impressed with the author’s writing style. Pace of the story is fast and I didn’t feel bored anytime while reading this story. Fans of fantasy stories couldn’t miss to grab this book.
Recently, I read the book SPLITTING UP without falling to pieces penned by the author Jan Kaa Kristensen who is also the former leader of the divorce division of the Center for Family Development. All marriages don’t last forever. Approximately, half of the couples get divorced and sometimes the divorce ends in conflict or major conflict.
The fictional stories written in this book are inspired from the real ones and they made this book more interesting to read. The author has given various tips in this book like taking care of yourself, taking support and help from your network, creating new relationships, giving emotional support to children, etc. These tips will make taking care of children after divorce easier.
This book is for divorced parents who are struggling to create a working relationship for the benefit of their children. The main message that this book wants to give to the divorced parents is to take care of themselves so they can be a good parent to their children and also get along well with their co-parent. It’s a great book that guides parents who are splitting up to go through divorce well without falling apart.
There are thought provoking questions at the end of each chapter. It is an engaging read. Writing style of the author is amazing. Cover photo is nice. Go ahead with this book without thinking twice.
“On the Trail of the Wind’s Tears” penned by the author Lynne Armstrong Jones is a sequel to “On the Trail of the Ruthless Warlock”. Joul and Nico fought the enemies at the kingdom’s border. Joul returned to Espri but Nico was injured. Later while traveling with other injured warriors, they stopped in the town of Edgewood for some drinks.
Nico had too many drinks and when he woke up, he realized he was in some female’s room. In Espri, Nico’s wife Veras received a note saying that her husband has been with a serving woman for several days. Veras was concerned about her husband. Also, she wanted to tell him about her pregnancy. But as soon as Nico returned to Espri, Veras felt the tears in the wind. They were of a dying witch who is sending a message for help to protect the Great EastWood and nearby areas.
Cover photo of the book looks nice. The title is suitable. Even though this is a part of the series, one could enjoy it as a standalone also. I appreciate the way Lynne has focused on several topics in this story, especially the relationship between a husband and wife. All the characters are nicely written. This is a gripping story and I enjoyed every bit of it. Don’t miss to get your hands on this amazing book.
I love reading romance novels. Recently I got my hands on Soul Elements: The Fiery Lake penned by the author Lisa McNeil. Main characters of the story are Aiden and Ebony.
Ebony is independent. She studies part time and also works at the bookstore so she could pay her bills without taking any help from her parents. On the other hand, Aiden lost his parents at the age of three. He was placed into the foster system and was adopted by irresponsible parents. As he finished school, he moved out of that house. He started his small business and with hard work, his business reached greater heights. Before meeting Ebony, an aqua blue-eyed girl came to his dreams many times. When Aiden and Ebony met, they felt an electric spark. Both fell for each other. Soon, they met again and fixed a dinner date. How close will they get?
Read this story and I am sure you will crave for such a spark with someone in your life. Being a person who loves books, I loved the bookstore part of the story also. The author has done a great job in writing the characters. Narration is smooth and the plot is gripping. Once you start reading this book, you can’t put it aside. Readers who love romance novels should go ahead with this without thinking twice.
The Munchkins penned by the author Candice Zee is the first installment in the series. It is a middle-grade fantasy book that children would definitely love.
The story is about thirteen kids. Capricorn is one of the thirteen kids and she has narrated this story. One day, thirteen kids appeared in front of the children’s home. When Casey Munch went to the adoption center to adopt kids, he adopted all the thirteen kids. At the age of ten, these kids developed special powers and Casey asked the kids to keep their powers secret. Also, he set some ground rules on how the kids can use their powers. Their powers can heal people.
There is an evil next-door neighbor Big Boss whom the kids don’t like a bit. Once when they were playing baseball and their baseball went into Big Boss’s yards, he squeezed Becky’s wrist and hurt her badly. So, their father CC asked them to call him next time they see Big Boss. What is the motive of Big Boss? Why is he keeping an eye on the kids?
This is an intriguing story that I loved a lot. I enjoyed every bit of this story. Cover photo of the book looks nice and the title is suitable. Language used in the book is simple so middle grade readers would enjoy it.
Book: Finding Sierra: A Journey to a Better Me, the Only Way Out is In
Author: Sierra Clark
Available On: Amazon
I love reading self-help books. Recently I got my hands on the book “Finding Sierra: A Journey to a Better Me, the Only Way Out is In” penned by the author Sierra Clark. In this book, Sierra has shared about many incidents of her life that she remembers. Some of those incidents helped her to learn a lesson from them.
Sierra was shocked to learn that the person whom she calls mom is not her biological mother. After the death of her grandparents, many things changed in her family. Her grandparents were the people holding the family together. Sierra started her self-realization journey after her marriage with Gregory fell apart.
The most important thing that I realized while reading this book is we should be selective in where we are spending our time. Language used in the book is simple so even beginners could understand it. Cover photo of the book looks wonderful. This is a self-help memoir in which Sierra has shared about her life and the lessons she learnt in her journey.
“Moving Parts: A Memoir” written by the author Jason Hill is the first book by him that I have read. In this book, the author has shared about different phases of his life: childhood, adulthood, etc. When Jason was five years old, he lived in the suburb of Chicago called Matteson with his family. He had attended lily-white elementary school and once for a white girl, he broke his teeth while he was pretending to trip.
One day, Jason’s mom woke him and his siblings saying that they are moving to Maryland and their daddy will join them later. But later she made the confession that their daddy won’t be coming. Jason was going to miss Matteson, Illinois and his friends there. Read this book to know more about the family issues, the suicide in the family and more about Jason’s life.
Story is well written and Jason has narrated it smoothly. He is bold in narrative and honest too. I am glad to get my hands on this memoir as I love reading about life stories of someone. By reading someone’s memoir is the best way to learn from someone’s experiences. Cover photo of the book looks nice. Don’t miss to get your hands on this.
Book: Staying Grounded: 12 Principles For Transforming School Leader Effectiveness
Author: Michael J Hynes
Available On: Amazon
“Staying Grounded: 12 Principles For Transforming School Leader Effectiveness” penned by the author Michael J Hynes is an insightful read. As the title of the book suggests, it has twelve principles that are divided into three categories. Author has also shared with the readers how he has implemented these principles and how it benefits students.
This book will guide you towards how you can serve children at a higher capacity. There are various thought provoking questions within the book. Various leadership stories mentioned in the book are interesting to read. Cover photo of the book looks nice and the title is suitable.
Through this book, readers will get appropriate tools and information that could make a difference in the school system. It is an insightful read. This book is not just meant to be read. School leaders should apply the principles explained in this book in their professional life to become more effective. A well written book that I like to recommend highly to everyone.
Book: Postcards to the Universe: Harness the Universe’s Power and Manifest Your Dreams
Author: Melisa Caprio
Available On: Amazon
“Postcards to the Universe: Harness the Universe’s Power and Manifest Your Dreams” penned by the author Melisa Caprio is a must read book. Melisa started this book by telling the readers about the manifestation and law of attraction.
This book is written in six parts in which the author has mentioned about cultivating loving and harmonious relationships, health, wealth, career and life purpose, postcards, manifesting your masterpiece, etc. The beautiful quotes mentioned in this book by famous personalities are inspiring. Tips, techniques and the questions mentioned within the chapters are helpful. It is a thought provoking read. I am also glad to read the Living in Gratitude chapter. I have a friend who keeps gratitude journal in which she writes one thing everyday she is grateful for.
The postcards shared in this book are amazing and inspiring. While reading this book, one should reflect on themselves for better results. I am glad to get my hands on this amazing book. Now, I am inspired to live loving and healthy relationships, to go after my dreams. I am gonna create my own postcards as well.
This is an inspirational read that has opened my eyes to take my dreams seriously. Writing style of the author is impressive. I enjoyed every bit of this book and like to recommend it strongly to other readers.
DIG DEEP penned by the author Marcus A Banks-Bey is a Psycho-Spiritual handbook of befriending your best self. The author is inspiring readers to learn to dig deeper instead of giving up. Marcus is telling the readers that GREATNESS IS YOU. One will get to know about the internal awareness, conscious awareness, seeking mental mastery, finding purpose, etc. I agree with the author when we has mentioned that we should reserve greater amounts of energy for our life-improving endeavors.
We all are on earth to fulfill the Divine Purpose. This book is helpful.
Those who love to work on their self-improvement should definitely get their hands on this amazing book. While reading this book, I realized many things on which I had to work and they will help me in improving my confidence and becoming more aware of myself.
If you are ready to walk on the journey of self-discovery, meaning and purpose then don’t miss to read this book. While reading this book, take a moment to reflect upon yourself and keep a journal with you so you can write important points in it for quick reference later. Writing style of the author is nice. Written in 110 pages, one could finish this book in 2-3 sittings. Narration is strong and inspiring. I have been working on my self-improvement from past 6 months and I am glad to get my hands on this amazing book.