Category Archives: Coming of Age

Audiobook Review: STEVIE-GIRL AND THE PHANTOM OF CRYBABY BRIDGE Ann Swann

Title: Stevie-girl and the Phantom of Crybaby Bridge The Phantom Series, book 3 Author: Ann Swann Genre: YA, Coming of Age Story Setting: 1971, small town living, camping Pages: 128 Published by: Swann; 1 edition Published Date: June 23, 2013 … Continue reading

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Muses on the Art of Novel Development with Author Ann Swann

I usually review books and occasionally have an author or voiceover artist by so you can get to know more about them.  This year I’d like to continue as I’ve been doing, in addition, to discuss components of a novel.  With that … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: STEVIE-GIRL AND THE PHANTOM PILOT by Ann Swann, narrated by Janet Borrus

Title: Stevie-girl and the Phantom Pilot The Phantom Series Author: Ann Swann Genre:  Coming of Age, Paranormal, ages 11-13 Pages: 90 Published by: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2nd edition Published Date: March 24, 2013 ISBN-10: 1483954951 ISBN-13: 978-1483954950   Narrated … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: DRAGON ROSE by Christine Pope

Do you like take-offs of fairy tales with dragons and mage curses which can’t be broken?  Christine Pope has written a series which will sure to delight.  I so enjoyed the audiobook of Dragon Rose, narrated by Valerie Gilbert in first … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: BLACK SAM, PRINCE OF PIRATES by James Lewis

Title:  Black Sam: Prince of Pirates Author: James Lewis Genre: Historical Fiction (sea action adventure, romance) Pages: 313 Published by: Smoke N Oakum Published Date: January 4, 2014 ASIN: B00BIPDA9O Narrated by: Alex Hyde-White, Roy Dotrice, Scott Brick, Stefan Rudnicki, William … Continue reading

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Review: A MINOR, A NOVEL OF LOVE, MUSIC & MEMORY by Margaret Ann Philbrick

“Leonard Bernstein said, ‘Music is the only art which does not require the censorship of the brain before reaching the heart.’” – A Minor  “When a talent can reach into the heart of an individual, whether listener, performer or reader, … Continue reading

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Review: FAIRLY CERTAIN by Deborah Ann Davis ~ debut novel

Title: Fairly Certain Love of Fairs Series Author: Deborah Ann Davis Genre: Young Adult Pages: 196 Published by: D&D Universe, LLC; 1st edition Published Date: September 19, 2014 ISBN-10: 1942009011 ISBN-13: 978-1942009016 About the Story: What happens when a Computer Geek challenges … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: A classic, THE EFFICIENCY EXPERT by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Not often do I step back into the classics and well I should.  They hold the interest of generations through the author’s ability and message conveyed.  This one was brought to life for me by narrator Paul Woodson. Title: The … Continue reading

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Review: A PLAIN ADVENTURE by Cyndi Lord ~ an Amish story

Life for Kristi just couldn’t get any tougher.  Many teenagers find themselves facing some of the very issues she faces. A great book for the young teen and an intriguing read for an adult perhaps trying to understand a very angry one. Title: A … Continue reading

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Greatly entertained with this middle school listen, BLACKHEART’S LEGACY by Sally Copus narrated by Paul Woodson

What a fantastic adventure! Meant to be for 9 through 14 year olds, but I’m telling you right now, I found it exciting with time travel to 1692, Port Royal, Jamaica Islands. It’s everything a youngster would love and those … Continue reading

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