Editor’s Review: Foretold (Book 3 of the Near Deaths Series) by Holly M. Campbell

*Full disclosure: I was the editor of this novel for 48fourteen Publishing. Foretold (48fourteen, 2018) by Holly M. Campbell is the third - and final? - book in the Near Deaths Series. As a mega-fan of Mrs. Campbell's previous works, including Foreshadowed (Book 1), Forewarned (Book 2), and Without Curtains, I was beyond honored to … Continue reading Editor’s Review: Foretold (Book 3 of the Near Deaths Series) by Holly M. Campbell

Book Review: Peony in Love by Lisa See

This has got to be one of the saddest books I've ever read, but I couldn't put it down. In seventeenth century China, fifteen-year-old Peony is betrothed to someone she doesn't know. One evening, Peony meets and falls in love with a man whom she calls “her poet,” for he loves poetry as much as she. … Continue reading Book Review: Peony in Love by Lisa See

Author Spotlight: Mitch Albom

To start with Mitch Albom's best, in my personal opinion, The Five People You Meet in Heaven is a lovely book. I count it among my favorites. It tells the story of Eddie, an old carnival ride operator, after he dies. The premise is that, in heaven, each of us meets the five people whose … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Mitch Albom

Book Review: The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

In the 1970s, Susie Salmon is a young teen who falls victim to her neighbor, a psychotic child predator. Brutally, the man assaults and murders her in the opening of this book. Thus, Susie narrates The Lovely Bones from beyond the grave, telling the story of her beloved family after she “goes missing,” as she waits … Continue reading Book Review: The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Book Review: What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson

What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson is a story of the afterlife, taking place in the next world. When our main character, Chris, passes on to the other side, he's still too attached to his beloved wife, Ann, to let her go. This causes her much suffering, as his presence only intensifies Ann’s awareness … Continue reading Book Review: What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson