Emerson Page and Where the Light Enters Book Review from @kleffnotes

Christa Avampato creates a world fueled by imagination and wonder in her first novel Emerson Page and Where the Light Enters. This story focuses on title character Emerson, who is a strong and caring thirteen year old with powers beyond even her wildest imagining. After the tragic death of her mother five years before, she has begun to learn that she is not just a book lover, but someone who holds a powerful light that will change everything she has ever known. Continue reading “Emerson Page and Where the Light Enters Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Advertisements

Valley of Time Book Review from @kleffnotes

Strange lights and the possibility of an alien spacecraft leads readers into the second novel focused on Mal Thomas from Jeremy D. Holden. Valley of Time is technically a sequel to Sea of Doubt, but is written in a way that can allow it to act as a standalone work. Mal Thomas, former ad man, returns after receiving a call from the head of a company known as Space Rider asking him to take part in a new campaign that Mal’s former company is already working on. This story is surprising in that it takes you on an unexpected journey that will make you want to believe in the impossible. Continue reading “Valley of Time Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Sea of Doubt Book Review from @kleffnotes

Jeremy D. Holden uses his real life experiences from the world of advertising to bring to life Mal Thomas, a man who finds himself connected with what might be the most bizarre promotional campaign to ever exist. After leaving the business he helped to create, Mal receives a call from one of his former partners and is thrust back into the world of advertising with a former client. Sea of Doubt is a thought provoking read that will definitely shock you by the end. Continue reading “Sea of Doubt Book Review from @kleffnotes”

The Crown Jewel Mystery: A Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Story Review from @kleffnotes

A robbery intertwines the lives of Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James in The Crown Jewel Mystery. This novella from the Anna Elliot and Charles Veley is a prequel to the Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Mystery series. While Sherlock and Lucy do not interact with each other it allows the reader to see the similarities within their personalities in a clever way. Continue reading “The Crown Jewel Mystery: A Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Story Review from @kleffnotes”

The Jubilee Problem: A Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Mystery Review from @kleffnotes

The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria is fast approaching and Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson have been tasked with ensuring that no evil deeds will befall the monarch. For those of you who are fans of Sherlock inspired works you may remember that this particular jubilee is also the event at which Sherlock’s mouse counterpart, Basil of Baker Street, finds himself thwarting a villainous rat from overthrowing the crown. Sherlock and Watson in The Jubilee Problem have the benefit of the stunningly smart and courageous Lucy James, the once estranged daughter of the deductive detective. Father/daughter writing duo Charles Veley and Anna Elliot craft a captivating story full of intrigue and suspense that moves between the voices of Dr. Watson and Lucy James. Continue reading “The Jubilee Problem: A Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Mystery Review from @kleffnotes”

The Physics of Star Wars Book Review from @kleffnotes

If you’re a Star Wars fan, or even just a casual watcher of the films, you’ve probably wondered if you’ll ever be able to have a working lightsaber or if maybe one day you can have your own droid. After you’ve returned to real life after allowing yourself to become immersed in the far away galaxies of the Star Wars universe, you can delve into the science that relates to the force you love with The Physics of Star Wars. Patrick Johnson, PhD, examines the technology, weaponry, and the force and the science behind all of these topics in a way that even those of us who struggled to pass a high school physics course can understand. Continue reading “The Physics of Star Wars Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Midnight at the Heartford: A Bella Books Review ( @bellabooks ) from @kleffnotes

After years away Grace Heartford finds herself back in the small town of Sablesville after the death of her father. The once elegant Heartford Theater has been sold off and she is spending a final night dealing with some surprisingly supernatural elements tied to the now condemned property. Midnight at the Heartford from Bella Books delves into Grace’s connection to the theater and how strongly the past can influence the present. Continue reading “Midnight at the Heartford: A Bella Books Review ( @bellabooks ) from @kleffnotes”

Design Originals Holiday Activity Books from @kleffnotes

Design Originals, an imprint of Fox Chapel, has published a variety of holiday themed activity books for all ages. The featured image for this article, Christmas Papercrafting: Holiday Cards, Gift Tags, and More!, is designed a bit more for adult crafters, but I’ll also be discussing two coloring books, Santa’s Kitty Helpers and Cute Christmas. This multi-book feature is designed to help you find some perfect activity books for the people on your holiday shopping list. Continue reading “Design Originals Holiday Activity Books from @kleffnotes”

Sweet Dreams, Sweet Death: An Amy Lynch Investigation Review from @kleffnotes

A destination wedding in sunny Key West is suddenly shrouded in tragedy when guests begin to fall ill and even die after partaking in a small patch of specialty key lime petit fours. The hotel wishes to quickly wrap up this horrific incident by settling with the families involved, but this sort of case needs an investigation. Amy Lynch, exceptionally focused insurance investigator, finds herself in charge of determining whether her company will need to pay out or if there is something more sinister behind the horrific events at the Beaux Reves Hotel. Continue reading “Sweet Dreams, Sweet Death: An Amy Lynch Investigation Review from @kleffnotes”