Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Charlotte's Tangled web: Book Review

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Charlotte's Tangled web is that the 1st novel in the Hollingsworth series. This debut novel from L.B. Ivan Petrovich Pavlov may be a page-turner sure enough. This story is moving and has all the right elements. The author very does a decent job with character development. This novel options the long-time relationship of across-the-street neighbors Charlotte (Charlie) and Daniel. we meet them simply before their senior year in highschool and learn how they have been constant companions, friends since the age of 5, though not romantically involved. once Charlotte Ford moves across the street from Daniel Hollingsworth at the age of 5 years, her life can forever be modified. coping with the loss of her mother, a keep Charlotte can grow into a young adult and find her approach underneath the wing of her protecting friend Daniel. Charlotte is dreamy and type. Daniel is hard and sincere.. As Daniel and Charlotte have each grownup up with their lives already sort out for them, they along form Associate in Nursing unbreakable bond, as they overcome unbelievable obstacles. 2 elite athletes, that were born to fulfill the expectations of many, can learn through their journey what's most vital in life. As Charlotte is anticipated to fulfill the dreams of her deceased mother, with hopes to travel on to the olympics, she will question whose dream she resides. Daniel is anticipated to play college soccer even as his brothers, his father and his grandfather have all done. throughout their senior year of highschool, Daniel and Charlotte have realised their relationship has grownup into a yearning love for each other, and they need to fight terribly laborious to be along. Separated by Charlotte's over protecting father World Health Organization is driven by the guilt from the death of his adult female, as well as people that will fight to come back between them, Daniel and Charlotte can see if true love very does conquer all.

Laura Ivan Petrovich Pavlov was born and raised in Chicago Illinois. She attended the University of Nevada urban center, where she ran cross country and track, and received her degree in pedagogy. Laura met her husband Greg in college, and they are raising their 2 kids, Chase and Hannah, in metropolis, Nevada. Laura is presently teaching, coaching job cross country, and excited concerning cathartic her 1st series, The Hollingsworth Series! With a mode echoing St. Nicholas Sparks, "Charlotte's Tangled Web" Pavlov's skillful use of rotating first-person narrators to weave the tale of "Charlotte's Tangled Web" makes these characters turn. Her vivid descriptions and thoughtful character development can help you visualize this combine sitting right in your form in highschool.

Because the author herself was a highschool and college cross-country contestant, running and coaching for races forms a framework for the plot, but this side is not so careful that a reader not interested or knowledgeable are defer. As for the author, Ivan Petrovich Pavlov may be a fantastic author. it is laborious to believe that this is often her 1st novel. I could image the scenes and also the people from the approach she delineate them.

Incidentally, i really like that Ivan Petrovich Pavlov named the highschool coach Miroballi.

There's much more to this story than teenaged relationship and sports. One will especially relish the detail and outline of life during a small intimate city. This story incorporates a good plot and may be the book is addressed  to hit the upper teenage cluster, but I found it to be exceptionally written. as the story open one reveals more and more journey. you may be absorbed in the struggles and conquests of Charlotte, Daniel and their families while reading this true and pure love tale. The webs of deceit from charlotte's daddy are painful for each of them in the story. This story will cause you to trembled with anger, sob, but most importantly cause you to smile. The sports sections of the story do not overpower the tale but add depth to the characters and tie the story along. i really enjoyed following Charlotte and Daniel with their sports achievements and their college choices. It very takes some twists and turns that I did not anticipate.  Moreover, as I scan the story, I modified my perspective as to what I wanted for the characters. Basically, as their lives progressed and as the characters were developed, my hopes for them conjointly modified. but the story can let you say one word “Wow”. However, there is positively enough substance in the story to be picked up as a life moving picture. I hope it is.

The book can keep you reading and you'd not be able to put it down till you end. i couldn't wait to envision what happened in the next chapter. because i used to be sorry to show the last page of this novel, i would like Ivan Petrovich Pavlov to have more to tell readers concerning Charlie and Daniel, their families and friends and their college experiences. This book may be a good scan for all ages.

And I look forward to her stories of other characters and places, too.

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

In Love With My Best Friend by Sheena Binkley

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Camille Anderson always lived life on the straight and narrow- she never took a chance in life, especially with her best friend, Trevor Williams. The two were next door neighbors and experienced almost everything together. Although the two told each other everything, there was one thing Camille never admitted to Trevor and that was her feelings for him. After being out of town for a job position, Trevor returns to Houston with a new fiancé. He always looked at Camille as just his best friend, but at his engagement party, he starts to look at her in a different light, making him wonder if he is marrying the right woman. With a string of events involving the pair, as well as loyal friends dishing out romance advice, the two realize that being more than friends may not be such a bad idea. In fact, it could be what they needed all along.

Author Bio

Sheena Binkley first discovered her love for storytelling when writing her first story for a class project at the tender age of nine. Since then, she has composed several short stories and numerous tales that are not only engaging, but simply entertaining. She is also a freelance writer, penning articles on various topics including education and entertainment. Besides writing, she loves reading, shopping, and spending time with family and friends. She lives in Houston (where the weather is always unpredictable) with her husband and son. 






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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Goose Creek by D. H. Allen

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Author Bio


D. H. Allen calls himself a young dude trapped in an old nerd's body. A veteran, he enjoys reading historic novels, swashbuckling adventure or fantasy tales, whodunit, gardening, stained glass, writing, and traveling. He carries his camera everywhere and dabbles in amateur photography. Allen loves music, almost all genres, and dances like crazy when no one is looking. What's a movie without popcorn? He cooks without recipes and makes a mean Chesapeake chowder. Allen and his lovely wife of many, many years live in central Virginia in a cottage in the woods. And their little dog too.

After graduating high school from Fauquier County, Virginia it was either work or starve. Completing four years in the U.S. Navy, Allen returned home and was hired as an apprentice graphic designer for the Department of Defense. While working for the government Allen continued with classes and seminars at institutions in and around Washington, D.C. After leaving the government Allen went to work for a bank and worked his way to branch manager. Today Allen lives outside of Charlottesville, Virginia and is employed by one of the Mid-Atlantic region’s largest travel and tour companies.
Allen blogs about his life and interests in writing, reading, amateur photography, and travel at dhallenwriter.blogspot.com.

Book Details:


Goose Creek examines the bane of bullying and the intricacies of male friendship, prejudice, and shame. It is a story of small town lives with big town secrets and lies. The setting is rural northern Virginia, one of those massive estates you might pass on a gorgeous country road. You’re right there, among the fine things, lovely horses, and private jets. The creek meanders through the countryside.
Everything Dare was to become happened near a small creek in rural Virginia.
When Dare first meets James their worlds are falling apart. Dare is struggling to survive bullying in school and abuse at home. James's wealthy father lies dying in the big house leaving him an orphan in the care of his uber-wealthy grandmother. Together, with a foundling dog, a down-on-her-luck small town prostitute, and an English butler—a gentleman with surprising talents—the young men traverse the daunting world of teenage boys coming-of-age.
Neither youth is aware their friendship dredges up long suppressed secrets. Secrets on such a scale it becomes a deadly game.  


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Monday, June 17, 2013

Demons die harder by J.B. Brooklin

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“Demons die harder” will be available for 99 Cent during July 1st to July 3rd, 2013
Book Description:
She is a half demon, oblivious to her true nature.
He is a demon set out to avenge murder.
Together they are hunted by the one person she thought she could trust.
Separate they may be able to save each others lives.
“Demons die harder” is a tale about power, ambition, responsibility and trust.
New York – Paris – Dschinnanya (the world of the demons)

Excerpt:

Bloody hell, he cursed silently. He had been hoping to achieve better results; to find out more about Baldwin’s aims and motivations. As it were, all he could do was feed off the energy he had tapped into. In a matter of minutes he felt more alive than before. He might not have been able to complete his mission but at least he was stronger now. Only a little bit more and he would be able to escape from his prison.

Five minutes later he was ready to leave. It was about time; Baldwin wasn’t paying attention at the moment, but there was no telling how long this would last. Fortunately, though, he was still angry. Alexander was just about to draw back when a thought entered his head.

Why was Baldwin in a rage?

The man barely had control over himself. He was close to killing the person who had caused all the emotional turmoil. But who was it?

Sariel. The name was just a whisper in his head. And then Alexander knew.

About the Author:

J.B. Brooklin is a German author. Having lived abroad for several years in the US (Oregon, California, Florida, New Jersey), Spain and the Seychelles the writer recently returned to her home country and started writing mystery and fantasy novels.
When she is not writing, her husband, twins and her cat are keeping her busy.
Twitter: @JB_Brooklin
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Sunday, June 16, 2013

Books by Devin K. Smyth

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Title: The Contaminants

Genre: YA science fiction
Length: 155 pages
Summary: When America attempts to \"purify\" earth to maintain its own dominance, it sparks a worldwide nuclear holocaust. Teen friends Jessil and Soraj are among the few survivors. They escaped on a cruiser that now orbits the planet and is designed to regenerate the earth\'s ecosystem. But when Jessil discovers a message indicating her father may have survived the holocaust back on earth, she’s determined to rescue him immediately with Soraj\'s help. Can they succeed even though the planet they return to is very different from the one they left—and that their success could mean failure for the regeneration process?
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Title: The Emergence

Genre: YA speculative fiction/apocalyptic
Length: 209 pages
Summary: THE EMERGENCE chronicles the story of 11-year-old Derek Choate, who discovers a strange haze that eventually covers the entire earth and causes all surface water to evaporate. As civil society breaks down around them, Derek and his family struggle to survive the hazards--both natural and man-made--that await in the haze.
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