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A Really Late February Wrap Up

First I'd like to say sorry that this is so late and that I did not put up a TBR for this month. I am also currently in a reading slump, which is really sad because I had a bunch of review books I was going to read this month. Although I am going to try to get out of it by watching way to much Netflix. :D Also I am just getting over being sick. So anyway on to the really late wrap up...
Last month I read a lot of books and I am extremely happy. :D In total, I read nine books and I enjoyed most of them. Some were not so good.
The first book I read was Chestnuts: A True Story About Being Bullied by Gilbert Ohanian. I gave this a 2.5 stars out of 5 stars. I have a more in depth review and I will leave the link below. I picked up Einstein's Beach House by Jacob M Appel next. I really liked this book. It was quirky, entertaining, and heartbreaking all at the same time! Also I wrote a review for this and I will leave the link below as well.
Then I read The Shinning by Stephen Ki…

Rising Tide: Dark Innocence by Claudette Melanson

"Isolated and sheltered by her lonely mother, Maura's never been able to make friends. She seems to drive her classmates away—except for the odd times they pay enough attention to torture her—but she doesn't understand why. Maura considers herself to be a freak of nature, with her unusually pale skin and an aversion to the sun that renders her violently nauseous. Her belief is only worsened by the fact that almost everyone around her keeps their distance.

Even her own father deserted her before she was born, leaving Maura alone with her emotionally distant mother, Caelyn. Even though Maura is desperate for answers about her unknown parent, Caelyn remains heartbroken and her daughter can’t bring herself to reopen her mother’s wounds. Or is there a more sinister reason Caelyn refuses to utter a word about her long-lost love?
When a cruel prank nearly claims Maura’s life, one of her classmates, Ron, rushes to her rescue. Darkly handsome & mysteriously accepting, Ron doesn&…

The Patmos Deception by Davis Bunn

"An Ancient Island Holds an Ancient Secret . . .
Nick Hennessy, a young Texas journalist yearning for his big break, finds himself in Europe--his assignment, to investigate the alarming disappearance of invaluable Grecian antiquities. Nick has the credentials--and cover ID--to unearth the truth. And he knows just the researcher to help him...
Carey Mathers, fresh from her studies in forensic archaeology, " "has accepted a job with the prestigious Athens Institute for Antiquities--a dream come true, really, particularly when the Greek isle of Patmos, where the Apostle John received his vision of the Apocalypse, was a particular focus of her research.
Dimitri Rubinos, for whom the Greek islands represent his life, holds on by his fingernails to the family charter boat business. But his country's economic chaos isn't the only thing that has turned his world on its head..."-Goodreads
Average Rating: 3.88 Stars
My Rating: 3/5 Stars Goodreads, 3.5/5 Stars

Press Release: The HomePort Journals by A.C. Burch

The HomePort Journals

The HomePort Journalsis a love story on many different levels: love between men, love across the divides of age and social status, love of the family we create for ourselves, and the sometimes arduous struggle to love one’s self.

Fleeing New York City and an abusive partner, would-be writer Marc Nugent finds work at HomePort, the Provincetown mansion of Lola Staunton, a fabulously wealthy recluse. Aided by an attractive-but-unattainable artist and an all-to-available cross-dresser, Marc investigates accusations of rape and murder that have estranged Lola from a childhood friend for more than sixty years. Past and present converge when a long-lost journal reveals tales of infidelity, adultery, and passion that mirror the life Marc has recently abandoned. When his ex-lover arrives in search of revenge, Marc must confront his past, his notions of family, and his capacity for love.

Advance Review Copies are available – please email if you would like a…

Press Release: Never Think of Me (Glimpse of the Dead) by Elijah Cainaan

Never Think Of Me (Glimpse of The Dead)
Elijah Cainaan
Through a heinous and traumatizing childhood, Amy McCail became a psychologist for a mental institution. She encounters a patient who rekindles 
all of her suppress and painful childhood memories which also connects her with his puzzling case of violence and torture. Mr. Valentine lived in the mental institution for almost all of his life, haunted by the truth of his mother and father’s death. His constant battle within, calms the brutal nights of torture given by his doctor, Dr. Barnes. When Doctor McCail meets Mr. Valentine for the first time, she was compel to know more about him as a person. Unaware of the demons that resides within him…

In order for him to begin a normal and ordinary life, Dr. Amy McCail must be willing to let go of all of her logic and reasoning to reach him. Unknowingly, she invokes an evil inside him. Waiting for the right moment to wreak havoc on the world, and to seek its revenge on the person who caused it t…

Chestnuts: A True Story about Being Bullied

"Is there a bully in your life that you don't know how to deal with? I had one too. It prompted me to write 'Chestnuts: A True Story About Being Bullied, ' a book outlining practical strategies for defending against bullies and resolving the conflict and aggression that often plagues victims of bullying. Inside these pages, I will take you through my own harrowing journey with bullies - from boarding school beat-ups, to violent attacks from crazed skinheads on the streets of London, to bullies in public school in America. In each chapter a reflection of my personal story will show you what I did wrong, and how you can actually defend yourself in this modern day and age. Find out: * How bullying is perceived by bullies, victims, parents and teachers * What goes on in the mind of a bully, and what you can do about it * How authority figures often make bullying even worse * The steps you can take to defend yourself, find help and heal from the trauma In 'Chestnuts: A…