Book Reviews

mossy the manatee
children's

Mossy the Manatee by Nika Tomljenovic

Mossy the Manatee follows the adventures of a young manatee from Florida who is differently colored. His green appearance makes him feel out of place, but he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that helps him embrace his differences. Finally, he follows his dreams to see the snow on Cape Cod with the help of… Continue reading Mossy the Manatee by Nika Tomljenovic

the machine murders
crime

The Machine Murders by CJ Abazis

Summary via Amazon In The Machine Murders, data scientist Manos Manu arrives on the Greek island of Mykonos to attend a friend’s luxurious wedding, but soon finds himself on the hunt for a serial killer. The murderer abducts his victims, runs their body through with chains and sinks them offshore attached to a buoy scrawled… Continue reading The Machine Murders by CJ Abazis

homeschool rules
Ficton

Home School Rules by Michael Honig

Home School Rules is a look at the world of lockdown through the eyes of a 10-year-old boy. If you ever wondered what we adults look like to kids when we’re stressed, caged and on an emotional rollercoaster, wonder no longer! And be prepared to laugh. Nothing is quite so funny as seeing ourselves in… Continue reading Home School Rules by Michael Honig

Jarkata by Rodrigo Márquez Tizano
Ficton, Science Fiction

Jarkata by Rodrigo Márquez Tizano

Reviewed by Desiree Willis Jakarta focuses on the life of an unnamed narrator in a dystopian society where the virus Z-bug has caused nearly the extinction of the human race. Where he resides, his partner Clara holds a strong connection to a glowing stone; which holds powers that allow for the narrator to view past… Continue reading Jarkata by Rodrigo Márquez Tizano