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review 2017-08-13 23:25
The Art Of Hiding
The Art of Hiding - Amanda Prowse

Title:  The Art of Hiding

Author:  Amanda Prowse

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean

Rating: Five

Review:

 

"The Art Of Hiding" by Amanda Prowse

 

My Thoughts....

 

What a wonderful story this author gives to the readers that will definitely put one into its storyline. We find that Nina McCarrick had it all...a wonderful husband [Finn], two sons, beautiful home living the life of the rich and wealthy.  However, what will happen to Nina and her sons after the death of her husband and all that had seemed right in her world comes tumbling down.  Will Nina be able to pick herself up and move on with her life after bankruptcy hits her hard?   Will Nina soon learn that possessions aren't the most important things in her life as she is forced to return to her roots in South Hampton where they will have to adapt to a newer surrounding?  This is definitely a story of  grief, loss, hope, and redemption, drama, recovery as one will be able to see just what is so important in ones life as Nina begins a journey of self discovery and taking back her life in order to survive and be their for her sons Connor and Declan.

 

I found this novel well written emotional story definitely showing just what the difference is between materialism and spiritual values and the power of love and courage that will leave you with some provoking thoughts long after the read.  .

 

I received this book from Netgalley and chose to voluntarily review the book with an honest book review.

 

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review 2017-08-13 22:50
It Hurts Me To Love You 3
It Hurts Me To Love You 3 (Volume 3) - Ms. T. Nicole

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Title: It Hurts Me to Love You 3
Author: Ms. T. Nicole
Publisher: Royalty Publishing House
Series: #3
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:

"It Hurts Me To Love You 3" by Ms. T. Nicole

My Synopsis

Beautifully written! I enjoyed this whole series and I would definitely suggest if you haven't read the first two series please do so. It will bring you up to what has gone on earlier in this story. The author really did a wonderful job at bringing this story to a close. Not wanting to spoil anything but just say all questions and answers were given and I loved how it seemed that there was even some forgiveness after all was said and done. The characters were simply off the chain....being well developed, portrayed and so believable giving us a well developed story that will keep your attention to the very end. All that is left to say to the author... you write some well written stories that always leave your readers wanting more!

 

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review 2017-08-08 06:35
Put It In Ink
Put It In Ink - Danyelle Scroggins

Title:  Put It In Ink

Author:  Danyelle Scroggins

Publisher:  Divinely Sown Publishing

Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean

Rating: Five

Review:

 

"Put It in Ink" by Danyelle Scroggins

 

My Thoughts....

 

What a wonderful amazing read that you might even find yourself praying and even praising God as you read through this beautiful well written novel 'Put It in Ink.' Yes, this is a beautifully written Christian fiction read.  This author really know how to keep the readers attention turning the pages to see what is coming next.  I loved how the 'love, betrayal, lust, greed, heartache, revenge and woven relationships' that was all brought into this story and coming out with such powerful scriptures that would help all that wanted it in there lives there in Shreveport.  The characters presented in this novel from Nikiya, Raja, Monica, Marcus, Sappora,  Delena, Patrick, Michelle, Jerome, Leslie, Pastor Strong to name a few and some of their friendships were all so well developed, portrayed and oh so believable giving the reader one good read with this story that mainly started because of a beauty shop owner. My favorite part o the read was learning about 'Sappora Ink blog talk radio show- Real Folks, Real Truth.' Now that was something that was really interesting in this read that really brought in what was so needed for so many.  Thank you to the author for sharing such a remarkable story with your readers that I would definitely recommend to all.  It was wonderful seeing how one can 'triumph over adversity and how faith can bring one through every situation.'  Thank you to the author for a wonderful good read.

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review 2017-08-04 03:42
It Hurts Me To Love You 2
It Hurts Me To Love You 2 (Volume 2) - Ms. T. Nicole

Title:  It Hurts Me To Love You 2

Author:  Ms. T. Nicole

Publisher:  Royalty Publishing House

Series: # 2

Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean

Rating:  Five

Review:

 

"It Hurts Me To Love You 2" by Ms. T. Nicole

 

My Thoughts...

 

What a read that will present many secrets that did come out presenting problems especially for Yam Snake and DJ.  Now, how will this cause some deep problems for poor Paisley?  Will DJ be able pull back since Paisley has his heart?  Be ready for plenty of action that will present many twist and turns that will keep you turning the pages to see what will happen next. Since there is more to come of this story we will have to catch part 3 to get the rest of the story.

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url 2017-08-02 14:54
Choice of Games is looking for people interested in writing interactive romance

I'm not a writer and have no idea how good or bad their pay is in comparison to other options - this just caught my eye. I figured I'd post in case anyone was interested or knows someone who might be interested. As far as I know, their stuff is less visual novel and more text-based "choose your own adventure." I own one of their works, Choice of Robots, but haven't tried it yet.

 

ETA - And, oh hey, there's at least one author I recognize in their lineup. Sorcery Is for Saps was written by Hilari Bell and Anna-Maria Crum. I haven't read any of Bell's works, but I own Fall of a Kingdom, the first book in her Farsala trilogy. Dang, now I wish Choice of Games had an "Author Browse" feature.

 

And another one: Max Gladstone wrote Deathless: The City's Thirst and Choice of the Deathless.

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