AWRW Book Review 👶 Black Water Tales: The Unwanted 👶 by Jean Nicole Rivers @JeanNicole19

In the remote, eastern European town of Borslav there is St. Sebastian orphanage, a place where people discard their unwanted children. For the American, Blaire Baker, it’s the perfect place to volunteer her services. Paired with a cheerful volunteer nurse, Blaire is enthusiastic about the possibilities, but is quickly discouraged when she encounters the nefarious nature […]

AWRW Book Review ♛ The Virgin Queen (The Chronicles of Parthalan Book 2) ♛ by Jennifer Allis Provost @Parthalan

A broken queen. A friendship mired in deceit. Can one man from the desert help hold the realm together? Asherah, Queen of Parthalan and Lady of Tingu, has led her people through eight centuries of prosperity. That peace shatters when Mersgoth, the mordeth thought long dead, attacks Teg’urnan. In the aftermath a new warrior emerges: […]

AWRW Book Review: REDEMPTION, by Author N.F. Steiner #Giveaway

 Christina willingly gave up her successful career as the star of the New York Ballet Company in order to marry Adam. Now a happy wife and mother living in the small city of Lockville, she longs to tap into her creative life once again and introduce her new community to big-city culture. As the founding […]

AWRW Book Review: SICKER: A Novella, Book 2, by Author Christa Wojo @ChristaWojo

Part II of Christa Wojciechowski’s debut psychological suspense horror series continues. Welcome to the mind of John Branch. Kindle Edition, 82 pages Published April 13th 2016 by Amazon Digital Services LLC Genre: Psychological Suspense, Horror Goodreads AWRW Book Review of Sick, Book 1 What’s It About? ***Blurb*** How did John Branch get so sick? Part […]

AWRW Book Review: Echoes of Scotland Street by Author Samantha Young @AuthorSamYoung #Romance

Shannon MacLeod has always gone for the wrong type of man. After she drifted from one toxic relationship to the next, her last boyfriend gave her a wakeup call in the worst possible way. With her world shattered, she’s sworn off men—especially those of the bad-boy variety. Cole Walker is exactly the sort that Shannon […]

AWRW Book Review 🎉 🏀 Cheerleading Can Be Murder: Horror High Series 1 🎉 🏀 by Author Carissa Ann Lynch @CarissaAnnLynch @LimitlessBooks

Who will make the team and who will… die? Getting on the cheerleading squad is hard enough without a psycho on the loose… For Harrow High freshman Dakota Densford, life should be easy. All she has to worry about is talking to cute boys and remembering her locker combination. But when cheerleading tryouts draw near, […]

AWRW Book Review: Splintered, by Author Kelly Miller @MillerMystery

Life turns from barely tolerable to complete hell when Maddy Eastin’s impulsive plan to win back the attention of her absentee father backfires. Word of her scheme spreads through her high school, but when mockery escalates to cyberbullying, Maddy and her failed stunt become headline news. But the worst is yet to come… A disturbed […]

AWRW Book Review 👻 Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper # 1 👻 by Author J.L. Bryan @JLBryanBooks #BookReview #Paranormal

Ellie Jordan’s job is to catch and remove unwanted ghosts. Part detective, part paranormal exterminator, Ellie operates out of Savannah, Georgia, one of the oldest and most haunted cities in North America. When a family contacts her to deal with a disturbing presence in the old mansion they’ve recently purchased, Ellie first believes it to […]

AWRW Book Review ✩ Sleeper Protocol ✩ by Author Kevin Ikenberry @TheWriterIke @RAPublishing #SciFi

Kieran Roark awakens in a wheelchair, unable to remember anything. As part of a classified experiment, he will have one year to learn his identity and recover his memory, or he will be euthanized by the state. Scientist Berkeley Bennett has one mission: manipulate Kieran’s emotions in an attempt to bring back his memory. But […]

AWRW Book Review ★ The Lost Woman ★ by Author Gill Stewart @AccentPress @GillStewart2

How much do you know about your family? Feisty, hard-working Catherine McDonald knows what’s best for everyone and tries to make it happen. To keep her aristocratic family’s heads above water, she’s turned their Scottish Highland home, Annat House, into a hotel, but she’s struggling to establish her business. And things don’t improve when a […]

AWRW Book Review: Nine Lives by Author Erin Lee @CrazyLikeMe2015 @LimitlessBooks

Three teenage sisters didn’t mean to destroy their family… Sisters Laina, Faith, and Sadie Nelson know they are to blame. There was no way to predict how their lives would shatter with just a few lies—but they did, and now they fear the pieces are too many to pick up. Had their parents let them […]

AWRW Book Review: Paper Towns by John Green

Who is the real Margo? Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life—dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows. After their all-nighter ends, and a new day breaks, Q […]

AWRW Book Review ✞ God On Trial ✞ by Author Sabri Bebawi @DrSabriBebawi

Goodreads Book Synopsis For the main character of Sabri Bebawi God On Trial, each moment brings a torment of some kind. The character is extremely intelligent and yet disturbed by thoughts that never cease, as well as memories that evoke strong responses, eventually leading to a confusion of time and current reality. Indeed, as time […]

AWRW Book Review ☀ Dark Southern Sun ☀ Ryan’s Journey Volume 2, by Author Shaun J. McLaughlin

Love, Friendship and Honor in the Goldfields of Old Australia ebook, 284 pages Published December 1rst 2014 by Raiders and Rebels Press Genre: Historical Fiction, Adventurous Fiction Ryan’s Journey Series, Book 2 AWRW Book Review of Ryan’s Journey, Book 1 (Counter Currents) AWRW Author Interview of Shaun J. McLaughlin Synopsis Dark Southern Sun is a […]

AWRW Book Review 💝 The Fetish Collection 💝 by Author Paul Burns

“Rarely has man been more cruel against man than in the condemnation and punishment of those accused of so-called sexual perversions.” — Alfred Charles Kinsey, 1948 The fourteen short stories that make up The Fetish Collection are varied other than each refers to at least one unusual sexual preference. These range from ablutophilia (bathing) to […]

AWRW Book Review ❋ The Dandelion ❋ by Author Terry Guilford

You were the love of my life. You still are, and now I’m leaving you.” After discovering her husband of 26 years is having an affair, the narrator of the story falls into what she describes as a deep, dark well of fear and despair. The thought of possible losing everything in her life, including […]

AWRW Book Review 🎩 🐇 A Sudden Gust Of Gravity, by Author Laurie Boris @LaurieBoris

Christina Davenport, waitressing to pay the bills, has abandoned her childhood dream of becoming a magician–until she meets the mesmerizing Reynaldo the Magnificent. He hires her as his assistant for his magic and juggling show; she hopes she can play the role without cutting his giant ego in half. Devon Park, a surgical resident, is […]

AWRW Book Review: Everlasting Da Eb’Bulastin, by Author Rasheedah Prioleau #BlogTour

After another incident of sleepwalking, Aiyana Gamelle wakes up lying under the stars on the Beach of Sa’Fyre Island, an island off the coast of South Carolina with a rich Gullah and Native American history. Knowing these incidents of sleepwalking have something to do with her long awaited transition into queen of the island, Aiyana […]

AWRW Book Review: House Of The Lost Girls, (Flocksdale Files Book 2), by Author Carissa Ann Lynch @CarissaAnnLynch @LimitlessBooks

Is evil ever truly defeated—or is it just waiting for another chance? Seventeen year old Marianna Bertagnoli is miserable… Not only did her father abandon her five years ago, now she’s being uprooted and forced to move with her mother and new stepdad to a creepy Victorian house they inherited in the even creepier town […]

AWRW Way Back Wednesday Book Review: The Babysitter’s Club Series, by Ann M. Martin

Welcome to another Way Back Wednesday Book Review! This week, I am featuring the classic series The Babysitter’s Club! Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme created by A Well Read Woman with the aim to write mini book reviews on books read in the past, that left a lasting impression. You know what kind […]

AWRW Book Review: The Jesus Gene, by Author Anne Kelleher @AKelleherAuthor

  All his life, Jack Chance has been plagued by dreams and the sense that he used to be someone else – or maybe many someone else’s. Raised in a Brooklyn ghetto by parents Jack knows aren’t really his, nothing has prepared him for the beautiful ghost that suddenly appears in his taxi, claiming she’s […]

AWRW Book Review: The Night Sister by Author Jennifer McMahon @JenniferMcMahon @DoubledayPub @PenguinRandom

The latest novel from New York Times best-selling author Jennifer McMahon is an atmospheric, gripping, and suspenseful tale that probes the bond between sisters and the peril of keeping secrets. Once the thriving attraction of rural Vermont, the Tower Motel now stands in disrepair, alive only in the memories of Amy, Piper, and Piper’s kid […]

AWRW Book Review: Olivia, Mourning, (Olivia Book 1), by Author Yael Politis

Newly orphaned and forced to live with her brother and the overbearing woman who will soon be his wife, Olivia Killion is determined to gain her independence by inheriting 80 acres of farmland in far off Michigan. Her father’s will bequeathed the land to whichever of his offspring would put in a crop and stake […]

AWRW Book Review: Sick, a Novella by Author Christa Wojciechowski @ChristaWojo

Susan Branch’s life revolves around the care of her charming and inscrutable husband John, a man born into wealth and prestige who lost his family’s fortune when his mysterious chronic illnesses left him bedridden. Together they live a decrepit existence beholden to the current owners of his family’s former estate. After years of devoting herself to John’s care, […]

AWRW Book Review: The Baby In The Window, by Author Alretha Thomas

A magna cum laude graduate of UCLA, Cassandra Harte never took a test she couldn’t ace. So when her home pregnancy test comes back negative, she’s certain the kit’s defective. Failure has never been an option for Cassandra. She has a well-established career, a handsome husband (Nick), and a lovely home. But there’s one thing […]

AWRW Book Review: Forgotten Objects, by Author Carlos Rubio

Forgotten Objects traces the life of Anna d’Amio, daughter of opera singers Louis and Francesca d’Amio, from Mussolini’s Italy to the city of Pittsburgh during the mid sixties. The novel proper is made up of three parts: Italy, Cuba and United States. Married at seventeen and widowed at twenty, Anna leaves war-torn Italy to find […]

AWRW Book Review: As Good As It Gets? by Fiona Gibson @FionaGibson @AvonBooksUK

“Midlife crisis? WHAT midlife crisis?!” Charlotte Bristow is worried about her husband Will. With her 16-year-old daughter Rosie newly signed to a top modelling agency, and Will recently out of a job, things are changing in their household. As Will dusts down his old leather trousers and starts partying with their new, fun neighbours, Charlotte […]

AWRW Book Review: Behind The Scenes, by Author Sophie Childs @SophieWriteAlot @SoVainBooks

Things are never quite as they appear. Bethan Brooks works in London for the ultimate boss from Hell, trying to support her wannabe rockstar boyfriend. But are The Vampire Squirrels really ever going to make it big or is she doomed to be a secretary forever? Luckily, Bethan finds the perfect escape when going to […]

AWRW Book Review: El and Onine, by Author K.P. Ambroziak @KPAmbroziak

El is a sapient. Onine is a Venusian. They have nothing in common, except their inability to touch each other. Any physical contact means a fiery death to both. When the Kyprian council selects El as the other half of an interspecies union, Onine wants to forgo his form to save her. If Onine can’t […]

AWRW Book Review: Pirate Dave And His Randy Adventures, (Handcuffs and Happily Ever-Afters #1.5), by Robyn Peterman @RobynPeterman

After all was said and done, the disgusting novella meant to destroy a story stealing New York Time’s best-selling author’s career was successful. Rena Gunderschlict, an accountant with no discernible literary talent, and her band of adorable porno writing grannies came up with the worst piece of literature, (and I use that word loosely), that […]

AWRW Book Review: Vivian, The Three Mrs. Monroes, Book 3, by Author Bernadette Marie @WritesRomance

From loss breeds new beginnings… Vivian Monroe had been jaded. Her husband’s death only compounded the lies she’d only come to learn about. Clayton North knows a thing or two about loss. He figured it was fate for him to meet Vivian Monroe. He’ll take on the challenge of helping her mend her heart. Midst […]

AWRW Book Review: Wave To Papa, by Author Erin Lee @CrazyLikeMe2015 @LimitlessBooks

Dawn Winchester is sure Dan didn’t mean to hurt their toddler son Noah…again. With the media swarming her on the courthouse steps, her husband in jail, her teenage daughter already in foster care, and a determined case worker and vigilant court appointed guardian fighting to “protect Noah,” Dawn doesn’t know where to turn. Nobody cared […]

AWRW Book Review: Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni, by Author Mary Smith @MarySmithWriter

Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni offers a remarkable insight into the lives of Afghan women both before and after Taliban’s rise to power. The reader is caught up in the day-to-day lives of women like Sharifa, Latifa and Marzia, sharing their problems, dramas, the tears and the laughter: whether enjoying a good gossip over tea […]

AWRW Book Review: Have You Seen This Girl? By Carissa Ann Lynch @CarissaAnnLynch

Wendi Wise is a troubled young woman who snorts her breakfast through a straw and spends more time in rehab than in the real world… Her life is seemingly out of control. But now she has a plan. That plan involves a sharp set of butcher knives. She’s going back to where all of her troubles […]

AWRW Book Review: Out Of Your Mind, Garret’s Control (Book 2), by Diane Hernandez @AZRomanceWriter

Daisy’s decision to return to her home meant choosing Garret, and when he shows her physical love, she feels a connection she couldn’t imagine possible with any other man. When Daisy proclaims her love, Garret opens up about his anxieties, but warns her that he comes with rules. Once Daisy learns his requirements for a […]

AWRW Book Review: “Next Stop: Nina”, by Author Robin Raven @RobinRaven

Nina never was one who felt comfortable in this world. As she struggles to cope with the pain of her present and past, the young girl’s life is changed through the beauty of art. When Nina grows up and winds up in over her head in a dark place, she finds herself somehow transported to […]

The Terrorists of Iraq, by Author Malcolm W. Nance @Tapstri : Guest Book Review by Ben Ready

This highly decorated, visible author is revising the first edition of this book in the wake of the most recent turmoil. His new edition contains valuable insight to many of the terrorist groups in the Iraq region including ISIS, which is being talked about on nearly every news outlet today. The book continues to draw […]

AWRW Book Review: Goody One Shoe, by Author Julie Frayn @JulieFrayn

Eleven-year-old Billie Fullalove witnesses the murder of her parents at the hands of a gun-wielding thug. In the melee, Billie loses a leg. But her Batmanesque beginnings don’t turn her into a superhero. Yet. Billie survives her lonely childhood and settles into a solitary life, pursuing her dream of being an editor in a top […]

AWRW Book Review: Perfect Girl, by Author Michele Gorman @MicheleGormanUK

“Cinderella meets Falling Down in this wickedly funny tale about having it all.” Carol is perfect… at least that’s what everyone thinks. In reality she’s sinking fast – her family treats her like their personal assistant and her boyfriend is so busy with work that he’s got her single-handedly running their relationship. Not that her […]

AWRW Book Review and #Giveaway: Daisy’s Choice (Out Of Your Mind Series, Book 1), by Author Diane Hernandez @AZRomanceWriter

Though happy and carefree by nature, Daisy Fields is in a fragile state looking for stability and friendship when she moves to Solvang, California, hoping to find a fresh start. Instead, she finds herself in the midst of an intoxicating physical attraction to her sexy new boss, the famous reclusive artist Garret Brinkley. Daisy tries […]