“Reaching for the Light, An Incest Survivors Story”: An Interview

“Reaching for the Light, An Incest Survivors Story” (Sisterhood of Survival) (Volume 1) By J.C. Christian “Reaching for the Light, An Incest Survivors Story” (Sisterhood of Survival) (Volume 1) is an intensely personal memoir by J.C. Christian. She has written about her shattering experience in bold and honest terms, holding nothing back. Child sexual assault is a subject many choose to avoid discussing so it … Continue reading “Reaching for the Light, An Incest Survivors Story”: An Interview

“Reaching for the Light: An Incest Survivor’s Story” by J.C. Christian

Child abuse is a difficult subject to write about; even more sensitive is child sexual abuse. When the abuse is incest it is even more painful. J.C. Christian approaches this issue in a straight forward and honest manner in her autobiographical book “Reaching for the Light, An Incest Survivors Story”. Shining a light on her own history she relates her experiences from the tender age … Continue reading “Reaching for the Light: An Incest Survivor’s Story” by J.C. Christian

August Book News

New Releases “Average Daydreamer” a sweet romance by Anita Kovacevic is available on Lulu.com and Amazon.com Priscilla is happy being a successful, single, business woman. Or is she? With her best friend’s wedding approaching, she finds herself constantly daydreaming about romance with perfect men – doctors, firemen, secret agents, sexy chefs. Aiming for perfection, she tries to ignore an ordinary guy she sees every day … Continue reading August Book News

Author Interview- Neil Newton, The Railroad

What could be more fun than interviewing your author husband? I could think of a lot of things; snorkeling in the Caribbean, cruising the Mediterranean, having a cappuccino and biscotti in Venice… Be that as it may, I undertook the daunting task of interviewing my husband, Neil Newton, about his book “The Railroad” and his experiences writing. We’ve been married for over thirteen years so … Continue reading Author Interview- Neil Newton, The Railroad

“The Railroad” by Neil Douglas Newton

I have a confession. The author of “The Railroad” is my husband. That being said, I’d like to give my opinion on the book. Mind you, I know a little bit about where he was coming from when he wrote the book. Neil wanted to write a book about child abuse. This is a subject that concerns him greatly. However I think “The Railroad” is … Continue reading “The Railroad” by Neil Douglas Newton

The Story Behind “Riddle”

While my next book, “Riddle”, is basically a romantic thriller it touches on an issue that I’ve been concerned about for some time. About twenty years ago it came as a shock to me to learn that babies and children of indigenous First Nations People were systematically taken from their families with the belief they would have better lives if they left their heritage behind … Continue reading The Story Behind “Riddle”

“The Boy in the Suitcase”

The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbøl My rating: 5 of 5 stars I purchased The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis some time ago and it sat on my Kindle while I read other better known books. Two days ago I started this Danish crime thriller and could not put it down. Although I struggled with the imagined pronunciation … Continue reading “The Boy in the Suitcase”

Sexual Assault Awareness

The National Network to End Domestic Violence has declared April as Sexual Assault Awareness month. What is sexual assault? That’s a question with many answers. Sexual violence includes rape, intimate partner violence, incest, child sexual abuse, any unwanted sexual contact, human trafficking, sexual exposure, and even voyeurism. Sexual violence is not limited to any age group and can be experienced by children, teens, adults, and … Continue reading Sexual Assault Awareness