#bookreview: Secrets by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein

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Book: Secrets: You Tell Me Yours and I'll Tell You Mine Maybe Author: Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Publisher: Enchanted Self Press ISBN: 978-0-9798952-1-0 Pages/Prices: 128/$8.95 Category: Fiction/Teen About Secrets Following on the heels of the best-selling book The Truth, SECRETS is the continuing diary of a girl moving into her teen-age years. The Girl has plenty to fill her journal. The pages reveal a new school, a new baby in the family, new friends, a new guy and a new … [Read more...]

Review: Shattered, by Melody Carlson

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Book: Shattered: A Daughter's Regret Author: Melody Carlson Publisher: NavPress Publishing Group ISBN: 9781600069499 Pages/Price: 208/$14.99 Category: Fiction/Teen About Shattered Everybody does it—sneaks out of the house now and then. It's harmless enough, right? Not this time. Cleo Neilson faces the chilling consequences of her actions. Now she has a secret and can’t tell anyone, and it’s breaking her heart. As Cleo fights through her grief and guilt, she learns about … [Read more...]

#review: Her Mother’s Diary by David Curry Kahn @WheatmarkBooks

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Book: Her Mother's Diary Author: David Curry Kahn Publisher: Wheatmark ISBN: 978-1-60494-359-7 Pages/Price: 240/$18.95 Category:Young Adult Fiction/Inspirational About Her Mother's Diary Allison Etcheverry is homeless, estranged from a wealthy family that refuses to acknowledge her, and on the run from drug lords responsible for her parents' death. But, she has more than her own survival to think about. To fulfill her late mother's last wish, Allison needs to find the money … [Read more...]

Helen Ellis’ The Turning: What Curiosity Killed

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Book: The Turning: What Curiosity Kills Author: Helen Ellis Publisher: Sourcebooks ISBN: 978-1-4022-3861-1 Pages: 224 Category: Fiction/Young Adult Description Mary Richards is a normal 16-year-old girl living in Manhattan. Well, almost normal. I mean, she goes to private school and lives on the Upper East Side with her adoptive family. And she’s also slowly transforming into a cat. So, maybe she’s not so normal… Not only is she maturing into a woman, but she also has to … [Read more...]

Melody Carlson’s Premiere

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I … [Read more...]