5-Star Readers’ Favorite Review: The Shade Under The Mango Tree

The Shade Under the Mango Tree by Evy Journey is a cultural work of art. It follows Luna and Lucien with different backgrounds and family ties, but who come together out of fate. Lucien finds Luna’s moleskin journal in a … Continued

Booklife Review: Shade Under the Mango Tree

Journey (Margaret of the North) offers a globe-spanning voyage that explores heartbreak, budding love, growing up, and developing connections with others. Luna works at a bookstore and spends her life traveling between California and Hawai’i, but craves adventure. Lucien, a … Continued

San Francisco Book Review: Shade Under the Mango Tree

(Spoiler Alert) Luna grew up with her grandmother in Hawaii until the age of thirteen. Afterward, she moved to join her parents and brothers in California, where she continued her education and university studies. Her beloved grandmother gave her a … Continued

First Professional Review: The Shade Under the Mango Tree

Here’s the first professional review of my latest book by Self-Publishing Review, cross-posted on the Independent Review of Books. The book will be free for the next two days: November 17 and 18. Get your free copy. And if you … Continued

Greatness in a book of fiction ― Show, don’t tell?

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What makes for greatness in a book of fiction? Maybe this is a question impossible to answer for currently published books because only time can tell. I did read a book some time ago that I thought was the greatest … Continued

When Writing, Like Painting, Is A Naked Art

A few years ago, I did a large canvas painting using sketches of models from an art class I attended. At first, I didn’t know where I should go with it. I’m an okay, but not a particularly gifted painter, … Continued

Book Reviews: Do You Live or Die By Them?

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Don’t you just love, get exasperated, get thrilled, even occasionally feel depressed at book reviews of your beloved creation? You pause, wallow in the feeling, and then, you tell yourself it’s as much about the readers as it is about … Continued

Brief Encounters with Solitary Souls — Review: “4/4”

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OnlineBookClub.org says Brief Encounters with Solitary Souls : is ” … attention grabbing and expertly written.” 4/4 Here is what they have to say: Brief Encounters with Solitary Souls by Evy Journey is a collection of short stories. As the … Continued

Hello, My Love onlinebookclub.org Review: 4 out of 4 

Greg is an engaged millionaire playboy who has never been in love. Elise is a younger, naïve law student. He is intrigued by her. She is reluctant to accept the feelings she has for him. Throw in a devious fiancée, … Continued

Welcome Reluctant Stranger Online Book Club Review

Following is the official OnlineBookClub.org Welcome Reluctant Stranger Online Book Club Review. Post Number:#1 by VinuW » 11 Mar 2016, 19:30: 4 out of 4 stars   4 out of 4 starsWelcome Reluctant Stranger (Between Two Worlds, Book 3)[/caption]The third … Continued