Month: March 2018

What Do Book Bloggers Actually Do?

What Do Book Bloggers Actually Do? What do book bloggers actually do?  Let me count the ways a book blogger can contribute to this growing industry!  Book reviews are almost the lifeblood of book marketing as they offer social proof that a book is worthy of reading and engaging with. They also have a huge influence on the book-selling website algorithms. Book bloggers come in by offering their blogging platform to authors looking for a review of their work. Role of a Book Blogger Book bloggers produce an extensive amount of book-related content ranging from reading challenges, blog tours,...

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Tyrker’s Tale By : Robin Ingle

Tyrker’s Tale By : Robin Ingle One of the most romanticized groups in history has to be the Vikings.  There are countless legends, books and films about the Viking age.  However, there are also countless misconceptions about the Vikings as they were certainly not as exotic and glamorous as they are frequently portrayed.  While they did pillage and raid villages and monasteries which were primarily along the coastline, the Vikings also spent a great deal of time trading and farming.  Also, they were very active in the slave trade and made a lot of their riches by selling the...

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Vengeance of an Evil Man By: Robert D. Turvil

Vengeance of an Evil Man By:  Robert D. Turvil How far would you go to avenge a perceived wrong?  Would you stop at nothing to inflict your vengeance?  Or maybe you would turn the other cheek and simply walk away.  The notion of revenge has been around for as long as humanity itself, and undoubtedly always will be.  Centuries ago, William Shakespeare sums up this notion quite well in his play, The Merchant of Venice: “If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And...

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Why Are Book Reviews Important For Authors?

Why Are Book Reviews Important For Authors? Essentially, book reviews are scholarly summaries, or opinions about the literary work of an author. Books are usually reviewed for websites, blogs, magazines, or newspapers and are an amazing way for authors to get their books in front of an audience. Book reviews are deemed as publicity for writers, as they connect them directly to an audience of eager book readers who are determined to tell others about a good read and are intrinsically enthusiastic about literature. Publishing a book is absolutely an exciting milestone for any author!  However,  you may have...

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The Dennis Bisskit Adventures By:  Stephen Ainley

The Dennis Bisskit Adventures By:  Stephen Ainley There can be little doubt that we live in an age of rapid technological advancements.  The world seems smaller and more connected than ever before.  In such an environment, there is an ongoing battle to gain the often fleeting interest of the people within this society.  This can be a difficult task in a world which is frequently characterized by the need for instant gratification.  Television, video games, social media and the Internet have become constant staples and sources of entertainment in this culture.  Not that there is anything particularly wrong with...

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Books Reviewed This Year

I have reviewed 80 books so far this year.

53% – 80 out of 150 books reviewed

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Akea - The Power of Destiny
it was amazing
Have you ever considered what it actually means to be "different"?  To step outside the norms of society and truly be yourself, despite the sideways glances, outright disapproval and criticism which may inevitably follow.  To be true to …
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Wham!
it was amazing
"First they came for the communists,

And I did not speak out because I wasn’t a communist.

Then they came for the trade unionists,

And I didn’t speak out because I was not a trade unionist.

Then they came for the Jews,

And I did not…

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5-star-reviews

Doctor Hydenberg
really liked it
To come to the end of one’s life and be full of regret is a terrible thing for anyone to experience.  The whole idea of living with no excuses and loving with zero regrets, right out the window.  A life full of missed opportunities and w…
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4-star-reviews

The Haunting of Hope House
it was ok
Have you ever faced something in your personal life which was so overwhelming that you just needed to escape?  Running as far away from such troubles as possible in hopes of ultimately finding greener pastures in life.  Unfortunately, pe…

A Fine Death
it was amazing
Have you ever felt as if your entire life was spinning out of control?  Where absolutely nothing was going right and everything you touched turned to stone?  A gloomy cloud overhead which virtually follows your every move.  All of your r…
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5-star-reviews

Scouse Gothic: The Pool of Life... and Death
it was amazing
What do you get when you mix vampires, a hitman, a grief stricken mother recently released from a mental institution who is bent on revenge- and a plump little angel with the appearance of a pigeon?  You get one fantastic story…that’s …
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5-star-reviews

Lullaby of the Dead: Every Ghost Has a Story
it was amazing

If this was to be your last day on this planet, would you be satisfied with the life you have lived?  Have you existed in harmony with those around you- and within yourself?  What if your answer to these questions is a resounding ‘No’? …

Guinevere: At the Dawn of Legend
really liked it
There can be little doubt that childhood is an exciting and wonderful time.  It is filled with a variety of fresh and new experiences which are approached with a childlike innocence.  Be that as it may, such youthful exuberance can be qu…
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4-star-reviews

Virus
really liked it
Have you ever considered what could possibly be strong enough to destroy human civilization as we know it?  Perhaps nuclear war?  Famine? Disease and pestilence?  The possibilities are many, and not very pleasant to ponder.  When thinkin…
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4-star-reviews

The Zoo: An Allegorical Adventure
liked it
What would it take to bring a vibrant and bustling Metropolis to its very knees?  The simple answer to this question is…not very much!  Any type of civilization takes a great deal of time and industry to create, but precious little effor…
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3-star-reviews




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