Square Peg in a Round Hole and Confused Memories – two books by Suzy Stewart Dubot

Suzy Steward Dubot is a prolific author of a few novels, multiple short stories and a variety of essay length tales. Some are memoir, others fiction in a variety of genre. The first book to be reviewed below is a very short, essay length, memoir which is why this unusual step of reviewing two books … More Square Peg in a Round Hole and Confused Memories – two books by Suzy Stewart Dubot

The True Tale of Castaway Ann Saunders by Roger Weston

This is a fictional account of a true event and consequently, falls into the Fiction/Biographical genre. Nonetheless, despite the fictional tag, it carries the weight of authenticity. The synopsis provides a background to the tale: ‘This short story is based on the horrific and heartbreaking story of a young Christian woman named Ann Saunders who … More The True Tale of Castaway Ann Saunders by Roger Weston

Amie: An African Adventure by Lucinda E Clarke

From the start readers will recognise this author has an excellent command of words. The way the scenes, emotions, tensions, etc. are conveyed draws the reader in enabling them to easily visualise the situations, disappointments, apprehensions and fears the protagonist, Amie, encounters and experiences. Occasionally it may appear the author is going to go into … More Amie: An African Adventure by Lucinda E Clarke

Sleeping with the Blackbirds by Alex Pearl

Please note: this book is classified as ‘YA’ (Young Adult), which is an unusual review genre for this website. It may help comprehension of subsequent comments and observations if the official synopsis is set out first. ‘About Sleeping with the Blackbirds: Eleven-year-old schoolboy, Roy Nuttersley has been dealt a pretty raw deal. While hideous parents … More Sleeping with the Blackbirds by Alex Pearl