Chat About Books Reviews “The Wallace House of Pain”

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Thanks to Kerry at Chat About Books for reviewing my novelette, The Wallace House of Pain, on her hugely popular book blog, and calling the story "A must read!" on her 5-star Amazon review. https://youtube.com/shorts/kDySb0WVKHw?feature=share She writes: "[Xander] is convinced his father won’t accept him for who he really is. Something we all know many, many … Continue reading Chat About Books Reviews “The Wallace House of Pain”

Three Must-Read Books

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This is not a book review blog; it's a blog to talk about my own books and related news. However, sometimes you read a book that is too good not to talk about. I've enjoyed a few of those lately, and I want to share these three must-read books with you. Making these books extra … Continue reading Three Must-Read Books

Early Reviews for “The Wallace House of Pain”

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Early reviews for The Wallace House of Pain are starting to come in. Wottaread The first blog review of The Wallace House of Pain is from Wottaread. This book review site featured my novelette last week, for which we thank them. I love how they sum up the story: "This book is about knowing yourself … Continue reading Early Reviews for “The Wallace House of Pain”

Book Club Review: Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

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One year ago today, this review of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades was posted on Amazon, following a lively book club session in Central Massachusetts. I didn't share it at the time, so am doing so today. I absolutely love connecting with readers through book clubs, so let me know if you're interested in having me … Continue reading Book Club Review: Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

Audiobook Review: Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

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Saying I've been absorbed in my work-in-progress would be an understatement considering I only this week caught up with The Audiobook Review's post on Horseshoes and Hand Grenades! Their thorough review of the audiobook version of my novel was posted in February. (The audiobook was released in January 2021.) Nothing is more fulfilling than having … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

HAHG’s “Very Powerful Message”

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Thanks to Mariah E. for this lovely 5-star review of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades on Amazon and goodreads: "Horseshoes and Hand Grenades tells the story of overcoming abuse, friendship, and understanding. This story represents a lot to me as a woman. Dealing with sexual abuse is always hard, especially when reading about it. However, Stevens … Continue reading HAHG’s “Very Powerful Message”

Review from Chicklit Club

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And now for some regularly scheduled book news, and a brief respite from the troubles in the world right now, I'm thrilled to share a new review of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, from the lovely women at Chicklit Club. Here are some excerpts from the review. You can read the full review including more plot … Continue reading Review from Chicklit Club

HAHG Review: Jackie’s Reading Corner

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Back on December 24th, I received an early Christmas present: a 4-star review of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades on book review blog Jackie's Reading Corner. Now, I share it with you. If it encourages you to learn more, please check out more reviews on my Reviews page, or read reviews and order the novel on … Continue reading HAHG Review: Jackie’s Reading Corner

HAHG Blog Tour: Day 7

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The Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Blog Tour wraps up with a bang: two reviews on leading book review sites, Allieereads out of Australia and Emma and Her Books in the UK. Thanks to both bloggers, and all the bloggers who participated, for making my first ever blog tour a smashing success! Book Review on Allieereads … Continue reading HAHG Blog Tour: Day 7