Katie Ganshert is an amazing novelist so having the opportunity to read one of her books early is a real treat. In Life After, she does NOT disappoint as her masterful talent shines through in a vibrantly detailed and heart wrenching novel. She really knows how to hit you in the emotional gut hard.
She yanks the emotional drive up to a ten as you feel the desperation and trauma from her characters and the scenes. Her writing is so real you start to question how you would act,…Continue
Cathy Liggett created a warm and beautiful story of friendship; particularly the positive and uplifting warmth it can provide in times of adversity. Although there is a dash of romance sprinkled throughout, the focus never strays too far from its original intent to show love blossoms in the most unlikeliest of places and it doesn’t have to be ‘romantic’ to be life…Continue
One of my biggest pet peeves when authors decide to use real people and events from history in their fictional tales is when they change the essence of who those people were so really they’re only using the “celebrity” and not the truth.
Then you have wonderful authors like Cindy Thomson who are able to use their talented imaginations to create an entire fictionally based story around history but stick to the truth of the time and…Continue
I run a blog, Artistic Bent, where I review books for both Christian and Secular Authors.
Most of the time I like it because I get to discover all kinds of books and the people behind them. Admittedly I'm a little more biased towards those from the UK since my family is Irish but I make a real effort to read books from around the world because one of my favorite things is how different a mystery book for example can be when it's written by American author versus British or…Continue