The Secrets We Keep, by Kimberly Blackadar (A Book Review)

Every teenage girl will become completely involved with Kimberly’s book, The Secrets We Keep. Not just involved, but will relate to Callie’s experiences in friends, relationships and romance.

Callie is one of the seven Cs, a group of seven girls, all names starting with a C. Eventually, as a few of the Cs moved to different towns, there were fewer Cs, but their friendships remain.

As I said, every teenage girl, with hormones raging will relate to Callie, her arguments with her mother, her need to be loved by a boy and her need for that boy to be honest. Still, she finds she’s not totally honest in her relationships.

Sounds familiar for when you were a teen? Hmmm….

You can find this book and I believe it’s being offered at this time for FREE on Smashwords at

Dreams On My Pillow, by Irina Dimitric (A book review)

Dreams On My Pillow, Cover

I’ve come to love Irina and her poems. She has become a master of the various poetry styles and has even developed a style of her own.

Her book, Dreams on my Pillow, took me through her life, filled with wacky fun, sadness, happiness and all that goes with growing up.

I think my favorite was about her experience during World War II, The Air Raid. Her father was in a German POW camp; she running with her sugar rations to shelter as the warning sirens blared. This one put me on the edge of my seat.

For all of those that love poetry, I highly recommend this book. It’s a page turner and a keeper.

You can find both paperback and eBook on Xlibris:
Softcover link:

or on Amazon at

It was just published on Amazon, so the image doesn’t show up, but if you click on the link above, you’ll find it.

Discern Katon University Book One, by Andrea Pearson (A Book Review)


I have been a fan of Andrea Pearson for years; saddened when her Kilenya series ended. Now, she’s started on another series, Discern, and it’s truly captivating; still full of magic, but a totally different story.

Nicole, born with Arete powers entered college in order to learn to how to strengthen and control the powers she was born with. Even though an undergrad, she was chosen to be one of a few students to join Professor Coolidge on a mission to learn if the myths of the Agarchs and Shoggoths were in fact not myths, but the creatures still exist.

Not wanting to relate too much of this novel for fear of ruining one of the many exciting surprises, I’ll say that it’s a page turner and perfect for all ages from young adult to old people like me.

Can’t wait for the next of the series. Will she read the book that is now locked and unable to get to her? Will her not so nice mother get her hands on the book, and why does she want it? Are the leather bound papers evil or good? Is she rid of the spiders invading her apartment, and is the book responsible for those creepy insects?
You will find the paperback on Amazon at