All That Lingers penned by the author Irene Wittig is a powerful story that moves from 1934 to 1961. Story started with three characters: Emma Huber, Greta Bruckner, and Léonie Salzmann who have been good friends since long time. As the story progresses, we get to meet many other important characters. In this story, we see Emma going through different situations involving love, loss, sadness, heartache, etc.
Emma who has lost many of her people stayed sad for a longer time. But she was kind enough to help Hannah and Sophie. Emma’s character caught all my attention in this story.
List of characters given at the beginning of the book helped me to get a better idea about the characters. Cover photo of the book looks nice. Plot of the story is amazing. Length of the novel is longer so this book is suitable for weekend binge reading. If you enjoy reading novels with vast characters, historical fiction then this one may fit your taste. Set in Vienna this story hooked me to it.
Book: The Little Handbook for Navigationally Challenged Cidiots
Author: D.C. Head, Gershan Head, Kenneth Head
Available On: Amazon
“The Little Handbook for Navigationally Challenged Cidiots” is a hilarious read. Before reading this book, I wasn’t aware with the term Cidiot. This book opens reader’s eyes to the careless practices that many people engage in while driving.
I read about Eye Shadow Bandit – a woman who puts eye shadow while riding over the broken white lines. Clueless Do-less cidiots are the ones that drive against traffic on a one way street. Each chapter helps the readers to enrich their cidiot vocabulary. Get to know all about cidiots and their driving practices by grabbing this book right away.
The Quiz given at the end of the book is amazing to take and will help the readers to know whether they are cidiot or a potential cidiot victim. Written in 62 pages, this book could be finished in single sitting. I like to strongly recommend this book to cidiot drivers and those who are the observer of cidiot driving.
“The Secret Life of Sofonisba Anguissola” written by the author Melissa Muldoon is a story set in sixteenth century. This is a fictional novel based on the historical data. After reading this book, I must say that Sofonisba Anguissola was a brave and determined woman who did great things inspite of the fact that women weren’t empowered during that time. Sofonisba was the first women painter who achieved fame during that time..
Sofonisba’s encounter with Michelangelo and later when she became the court painter, it was an amazing journey to read about.
I appreciate author’s love for arts and Italy. It purely reflects in her writing. This novel is a perfect escape to the sixteenth century with Sofonisba Anguissola. If you love stories that involves the concept of art, female artists, Italy then this book will be a perfect pick. I enjoyed every bit of Sofonisba’s story. Before reading this book, I haven’t heard about sofonisba. I am glad to come across something new with the help of this book.
Melissa’s story settings are mind blowing. I am looking forward to read more of her novels in future and I am much curious to know more about Italy and I wanna visit it for sure.
Book: Eternally Artemisia: Some Loves, Like Some Women, Are Timeless
Author: Melissa P Muldoon
Available On: Amazon
“The path of deep and profound love is a circuitous one. Sometimes we move forward, sometimes we move back, and other times we are on a parallel road. No matter what, you must always trust in the connection and never stop walking with me.”
“Eternally Artemisia: Some loves, like some women, are timeless” penned by the author Melissa P Muldoon is the third book by Melissa that I have read.
Maddie lives in Upper Manhattan. She was in her apartment packing stuffs when she was taken into a dream where a female painter Artemisia kissed her. Maddie’s interest in Artemisia was not limited to academic interest. It was more intimate. Maddie’s interest in Artemisia increased when she learnt that Artemisia was raped by her painting instructor.
Story gets more interesting as Maddie moved to Italy. Grab a copy of this book to know what happens next. This book has many characters that we get to meet as we read the story.
Cast of Historical Players given at the beginning of the book helped me to understand the story cast better. Cover photo is nice with a suitable title. Plot of the story is interesting. My favorite character is of Maddie. If you love stories that are set in Italy, you couldn’t afford to miss to read this book. Go ahead with it without thinking twice.
Book: 365 Days of Affirmations for the Mind, Heart, & Spirit
Author: Phoenix Gibbs
Available On: Amazon
“365 Days of Affirmations for the Mind, Heart, & Spirit” penned by an Oracle/Healer, Ancestral Advocate, & Spiritual Mentor Phoenix Gibbs is a powerful book. This book reminds the readers that they are valuable and they shouldn’t consider themselves as unworthy or small. It will inspire readers to have a positive mindset so they will be confident, happy, lively, etc.
Below affirmation is one of my favorite from the book: “I honor my weaknesses and strengths. I work on them daily, as I am a perfectly imperfect human being.”
Through this book, author aims to inspire others to live their life fully by stepping out of their comfort zone. This book is full of inspiration. Language of the book is lucid so everyone would be able to understand it easily. One would be able to relate themselves with the affirmations mentioned in the book as we all need such kind of positivity. Cover photo is amazing.
I am glad to get my hands on this brilliant book. I like to recommend it to everyone. Even if you aren’t into reading, pick this book and go through the positive affirmations mentioned in this book, I am sure you will be inspired.
Kachina is a beautiful story written by the author Alexandra López. Story features a star named Kachina that gazed down in wonder at Earth’s beauty. Kachina was fascinated to see that humans are all different and together they create so many wonderful things. Kachina wanted to experience all these beautiful things that humans do. Will she ever get a chance to experience it?
This is a mind blowing story with rich content. I am highly impressed by the storyline that author has presented in this book. Illustrations are pretty and has the power to attract readers in the first look. This is a great bedtime story that kids will cherish with their parents. I enjoyed every bit of this story. It’s a worth reading book.
“The Reincarnation of Radha” penned by the author Mae Gosaynie and illustrated by Dalia Najjar is an autobiographical account on Radha. Story features a soul Radha who lack self-love. Radha already knew that this was going to be her final lifetime before she was born. She knew that during this lifetime, she would meet her soulmate Krishna.
Radha chose for Lord Krishna to marry Rukmini who would be his physical mate. She chose to unite with Krishna through astral projection.
This story is different from the mythological story of Radha-Krishna. It was a different experience to read about Radha’s lack of self-love and the choices she made for her life.
Since length of the book is just 57 pages, one would be able to finish this in a single sitting. Cover photo of the book is so attractive that it has the power to attract readers in the first look. I am glad to come across this book. I am looking forward to read more work by Mae.
“In Search Of” is the debut novel of the author Aditi Bathia. It is a fast paced romance. There are three important characters in the story: Anya, Yohan and Aarav. Anya and Aarav were deeply in love eight years back. But they have to part their ways. Anya got married to Yohan. They both were compatible for each other but somehow love spark between them wasn’t upto the level that it should be.
Anya’s life suddenly took a new turn when her ex Aarav came back to her life in the form of a client. As we all know, on seeing our ex, feelings come back. Same happened with Anya. Grab a copy of this book and find it yourself will she be able to stay loyal to her marriage or her love for Aarav takes more power over her marriage with Yohan?
This novel is written in a simple language. If you are not into reading and want to try the romance genre then go ahead with this one. Cover photo of the book looks nice and title is suitable. Characters are well written and the story feels realistic as we may find people in similar situation around us. It’s a worth reading story.
“The Best Thing About Bennett” penned by the author Irene Wittig is an uplifting story of a middle-aged woman overcoming fear and self-doubts to find adventure, love and family. Bennett Hall was forced into early retirement as her employment with Bancroft, Chandler and Co was terminated. She is happy that she no longer have to care for her Aunt Mary. Aunt Mary’s house was passed to Bennett as part of her will. Bennett sold the house and moved to a smaller and more manageable house.
Earlier in life, once when she saw a handsome man Stephen helping his father at the neighborhood library, she immediately fell in love with him. Later they even had plans to get married, have kids but because of his father’s deteriorating health and wish to be around his sister, Stephen and his father moved to Baltimore
Bennett later met Joe Muir, an attractive widower who along with his wife adopted two Ugandan children. Joe’s wife was killed in Uganda. Grab a copy of this novel and find out yourself how Bennett find a new purpose to fulfill so she could win Joe’s heart.
Language of the book is lucid. Cover photo is eye catchy. Author’s writing style is amazing. The way the story started and is written smoothly, it perfectly fit my reading taste. I loved the way Bennett’s character is written. I am highly impressed with Irene’s writing in this novel and I am curious to read more of her work.
“London Loves His Opposites” is an amazing story penned by the author CC Ward and illustrated by Kaitlyn Finney. Story features a little boy London who was born different. In his world, down is up, in is out, sky is on the ground, etc.
This book introduces little readers to the term neurodivergent – those who communicate differently and experience the world differently.
This is an inspiring story that motivates normal kids to accept those like London. It also inspire kids like London to dream. Cover photo of the book is nice. Story is amazing. It is a short and quick read that kids will enjoy and learn from. Language of the book is simple so kids would be able to understand it easily. It’s a worth reading story.