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5/1/16

CON LEHANE'S - - Murder At The 42nd Street Library


MURDER AT THE 42ND
STREET LIBRARY
A Mystery
by
Con Lehane


Murder at the 42nd Street Library 


SUMMARY OF BOOK
(from Night Owl Reviews) 

 This first book in an irresistible new series introduces librarian and reluctant sleuth Raymond Ambler, a doggedly curious fellow who uncovers murderous secrets hidden behind the majestic marble fa├žade of New York City’s landmark 42nd Street Library. Murder at the 42nd Street Library follows Ambler and his partners in crime-solving as they track down a killer, shining a light on the dark deeds and secret relationships that are hidden deep inside the famous flagship building at the corner of 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue. In their search for the reasons behind the murder, Ambler and his crew uncover sinister, and profoundly disturbing, relationships among the scholars studying in the iconic library. Included among the players are a celebrated mystery writer who has donated his papers to the library’s crime fiction collection; that writer’s long-missing daughter, a prominent New York society woman with a hidden past, and more than one of Ambler’s colleagues at the library. Shocking revelations lead inexorably to the traumatic events that follow?the reading room will never be the same.

  • Number: 9781250009968
  • Release: April 26, 2016
  • Author: Con Lehane
  • Availability: Print-Book
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * SUSP: Mystery
  • Publisher: Minotaur Books
 AUTHOR
Con Lehane
Con Lehane is a mystery writer, living outside Washington, DC. Murder at the 42nd Street Library, out April 26 from Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books, is the first in a new series featuring Raymond Ambler, curator of the 42nd Street Library's (fictional) crime fiction collection. On the horizon as well is a story, "Stella by Starlight," in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. He's also published three books featuring New York City bartender Brian McNulty. Over the years, he (Lehane, that is) has been a college professor, union organizer, labor journalist, and has tended bar at two-dozen or so drinking establishments. He teaches fiction writing and mystery writing at The Writer's Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Visit him at www.conlehane.com, on Facebook and Twitter.
 


REVIEW
This author definitely knows his crime fiction.  He gave us a smart and yet twisty mystery. This is the first book in the library series that has the reader meet  Raymond Ambler,  sleuth and librarian. At the corner of 42nd Street and  5th Avenue, behind the marble walls, lie so many dark, deep secrets. There's no way a reader can pass by a murder that takes place in a library. I was anxious to read since I love mysteries but this one was just okay. The author did a good job of putting the characters together and describing them I had one character, Ray Ambler that was just rather hard to like.  He seemed rather offish and selfish to me. I wasn't glued to the book. Usually when I find a book I really like, I can't let go.  This one didn't do that for me.  There was no medium pace,  it was either real  slow or real fast.  Just because I didn't care for Ambler doesn't mean another reader won't.  Everyone has their own tastes.  Looking for Book Two in hopes Ray redeems himself to me.  
 
I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author, Con Lehane and Night Owl Reviews in exchange for my unbiased view.

I would give this book 3 STARS.


4/30/16

BULLY - CHILDREN'S AMERICAN HEROES SERIES penned by Ryan Stallings

RYAN STALLINGS
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BULLY
Children's American Heroes Series


"Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far."
-Theodore Roosevelt


BOOK DETAILS
(from Amazon)
Deep in the political trenches of the nation’s capital, eight-year-old Jamie Douglas mourns his mother’s recent death. With a strange and lifelike teddy bear as his only companion, Jamie suffers alone from his father’s neglect and the harsh ridicule of two cruel classmates. Senator Paul Douglas works all day and night in a desperate attempt to forget the loss of his beloved wife. At his lowest point, Paul becomes the victim of a political tug-of-war. Two powerful rivals each want something from him. Each promises retribution if he does not fulfill their wishes. Burdened by a decision that could alter the nation’s power structure, Paul finds himself weaker and more fragile than his young son. Enter the Colonel. Theodore Roosevelt returns to Washington with all the fervor, bombast, and humor that marked his previous life. No other character from history possesses the experience, knowledge, and practical sense to help the Douglas men solve their problems and repair their broken relationship. Wielding his big stick for all to see, America’s great Bull Moose prepares Paul and Jamie for a final showdown against their respective bullies. If he can just stay out of trouble, Theodore Roosevelt might be the family’s best hope...
  • Series: Children's American Heroes Series
  • Paperback: 258 pages
  • Publisher: Oakline Books (March 29, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0692676376
  • ISBN-13: 978-0692676370

Ryan StallingsBiography

Ryan Stallings is the author of the Children's American Heroes Series, where famous
characters from U.S. history return to the present day to help young friends overcome their challenges. His debut novel from this collection, Bully!, has received critical acclaim for its humorous and educational depiction of Theodore Roosevelt as he romps through Washington D.C.
His first novel for adults, Limping Along, about a man entering his mid-life crisis, won a merit prize for humor from the Colorado Independent Publisher's Association.

Ryan lives in North Carolina with his wife and three kids

REVIEW
A father's neglect and a mother's death is a lot for an adult to deal with let alone an eight year old.
Jaimie is hurting and the only thing he has is his life size teddy bear.  He not only has his mother's death but his father's neglect to deal with but he is tormented and teased (bullied) by mean and cruel kids at school. 
Jaimie's father forgets about his wife's death by working away the hours. Paul Douglas, Jaimie's father is a senator and becomes involved in  struggle between two  big and powerful  people who are putting out ultimatums if demands are not met.  With a decision that will possibly hurt the country, Paul starts to give up, becoming less and less able to function.
Then, the only one who can help the Douglas family comes back to Washington and starts to help them solve their problems. Both the father and son are being bullied.  Hard to think of a grown man as being bullied but that's basically what it is. Kids can be so cruel but so can adults. Especially after losing their loved one, Jaimie and Paul have little left to believe in, very little self esteem to go on and no self confidence. The bullying just reduces those things even more until you begin to believe what the bullies say.  You believe that is the only truth. Roosevelt begins to get Paul and Jaimie ready to face their bullies.  Will the two being bullied be able to face their opponents and win? If they don't go with their last possible way of winning, with Theodore Roosevelt, they could lose. It's their only chance.   What if it doesn't work?
 

I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author, Ryan Stallings, in exchange for my unbiased view of the book.

I would give this book 5 STARS.


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4/29/16

IRWIN'S LUCK by Veeraj Lal

IRWIN'S LUCK
by
Veeraj Lal


 BOOK DETAILS
(from Night Owl Reviews)
 Irwin is a 33 year old young man who knows how to live his life. A simple Australian guy who loves his car and dislikes working. Loves his women and loves to leave them. Enjoys his drinks and time with his friends. With very little time for his family and not much time for love, he fi nds himself falling in love. He is helpless and he is falling. Love also comes with happiness and also with sadness. Another love story with the feelings and emotions that only Irwin can describe and feel, but hoping that everyone understands. Can Irwin survive love?

  • Number: 9781456854140
  • Release: February 11, 2011
  • Author: Veeraj Lal
  • Availability: Print-Book
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Under 45k Words, Debut Title
  • Publisher: Independently Published

 AUTHOR
 I am a Fiji born Indian and I migrated to Australia when I was 11 years old in 1991. I live in the western suburbs of Melbourne. I have 2 sisters, one elder and one younger. All three of us kids are a year apart in age. I am an electrician by occupation and have my own contracting business supporting Air Conditioning installations and Solar Supply Installations. I am very family orientated and also love spending time with friends. I take life as a serious base, but enjoy and have fun as much as I can. I love my family. I respect everyone that is in my life. And I try to help everyone that needs it.

 MY REVIEW
 33 year old Australian,Irwin, your typical young single man, believes he's got everything he needs and has his life under control.  He doesn't like to work. WHO DOES?
Loves his ride.  What young guy, or any guy, doesn't think his ride, is the only piece of machinery in town?  Of course, there's love 'em and leave 'em.   Every guy has his little black book, in his mind or on paper.  He has better things to do other than spend it with family.  Irwin   believes "what's love got to do with it?"  Until. Until he finds himself falling in love. Oh what love can do to you. The author gives the reader a love story and sets your emotions in gear. It's a book that you can find that you know or have known an "Irwin" at some time in your life.  Will Irwin find that love has a hold and won't let go or will he find that his single life is the life to live?
Moderately paced love story.  The author gives you a character that might be your brother, your friend or next door neighbor.  Think,  you know or have known this guy.
Haven't you?


I received this complimentary copy of this book from the author, Veeraj Lai and Night Owl Reviews in exchange for my unbiased view.

I would give this book 4 STARS.


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Robin Yocum's A BRILLIANT DEATH

Robin Yocum's

A BRILLIANT DEATH

A Novel


BOOK DETAILS
(from Night Owl Reviews)
 
  • Number: 9781633881280
  • Release: April 5, 2016
  • Author: Robin Yocum
  • Availability: Print-Book
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * SUSP: Mystery
  • Publisher: Seventh Street Books
Amanda Baron died in a boating accident on the Ohio River in 1953. Or, did she? While it was generally accepted that she had died when a coal barge rammed the pleasure boat she was sharing with her lover, her body was never found. Travis Baron was an infant when his mother disappeared. After the accident and the subsequent publicity, Travis’s father scoured the house of all evidence that Amanda Baron had ever lived, and her name was never to be uttered around him. Now in high school, Travis yearns to know more about his mother. With the help of his best friend, Mitch Malone, Travis begins a search for the truth about the mother he never knew. The two boys find an unlikely ally: an alcoholic former detective who served time for falsifying evidence. Although his reputation is in tatters, the information the detective provides about the death of Amanda Baron is indisputable—and dangerous. Nearly two decades after her death, Travis and Mitch piece together a puzzle lost to the dark waters of the Ohio River. They know how Amanda Baron died, and why. Now what do they do with the information?

MY REVIEW
SETTING: 1953  Brilliant, Ohio

The little town of Brilliant, Ohio was changed when they learned of Amanda Baron's supposed accidental drowning.  She and a man, supposedly her lover, were on a small boat, without lights, when a barge suddenly appeared. Did Amanda and the mysterious man die accidentally or were they murdered.   Amanda's son, Travis was just a baby and grew up with his very abusive father, a trucker.  Travis never could get anyone to talk about his mother, not even Big Frank, his father.  He knew almost nothing and he was going on 16. Travis had questions, especially since his mother's body was never found. Operation Amanda started when Travis and his best friend, Mitch Malone, start their investigation into the death. The more they dug, the more questions they had.  The more questions they had led them deeper and deeper. Murder seems to have been likely.  These boys were going into a very dark and ugly place.  This was a good coming of age read, paced quite right and never a dull moment. Every page you turn, you think you have Amanda's death figured out. It could have been a lot of different people. The author gives you looks into the town and the high school where Travis and Mitch go.  You can picture the characters and the scenes where the plot takes you.  You can almost see that '57 Chevy roaring down the cliff when someone else goes missing in the river and a body can't be found.  Who else is missing?  Will Amanda be found? Is she still alive or is she dead? How far will Mitch go along with Travis before it ends?  Above all, who is C.J.?
 
  I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author, Robin Yocum and Night Owl Reviews in exchange for my unbiased view.

I would give this book 4 STARS.


 

4/28/16

BOOK BLAST - SUMMER HEAT/Giveaway by Various Authors

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SUMMER HEAT BOX SET

Summer Heat box set

Authors: Caridad Pineiro, Nina Bruhns, Rebecca York, Jennifer Lowery,
Taylor Lee, Traci Hall, Stephanie Queen, Alicia Street, Kathy Ivan, Jackie
Ivie, Michele Hauf, Rachelle Ayala, Katy Walters, Melissa Keir, Dani Haviland,
Jacquie Biggar

Publisher: Chill Out

Genre:  Anthology/Box Set

16 All New
Contemporary Romances from NY Times,
USA Today, and International Bestselling
Authors. Guaranteed to make your blood run hot. Passion, steamy nights,
excitement, and suspense. Something to suit every reader's taste. Grab a cool
drink (you'll need it!), find a hammock, and curl up for an unforgettable
escape.

1: Caridad Pineiro, Under the Boardwalk - A passionate night
under the boardwalk brought them together, but can Chase and Natalie rekindle
that lost love in just one night?

2: Nina Bruhns, Fast and Flirty - The top-secret package
STORM Corps transporter Kade Maddox is hired to deliver turns out to be way
more trouble—and a whole lot sexier—than he ever anticipated.

3: Rebecca York, Outlaw Justice - Will a surprise reunion
with her old lover save her life when she flees from a homicidal husband?

4: Jennifer Lowery, The Fall (Book #2 ATCOM series) - The
last thing ATCOM agent Brendan Devayne wants is to settle down, but Mia
Lawrence makes him think twice…

5: Taylor Lee, Jared: (Book 1, The Justice Brothers Series)
- The rookie cop learned the hard way that when tangling with the Justice
Brothers, Justice—like Love-- isn’t always fair or easy.

6: Traci Hall, Festival by the Sea - Al Cooper’s too bad to
be a cop and too good to be a crook; Darcy Smith can’t get enough.

7: Stephanie Queen, Beachcomber Heat - This summer’s heat
wave on Martha’s Vineyard is breaking records, but so is
the crime wave. The combination is causing a wave of red-hot dangerous desire
between Dane and Shana.

8: Alicia Street,
In Training for Love - When private fitness trainer Shannon meets her hot new
client, loving her job takes on a whole new meaning.

9: Kathy Ivan, Sex, Lies and Apple Pies - A televised baking
competition brings them together.  But
deceit, intrigue and revenge are on this menu.
Can their love survive?
 
10: Jackie Ivie, The Hunted - LeeAnn’s got business in Miami.  Bring on the sun.  Sand.
Sexy men to look at.  The last
thing she expects is to be someone’s target.

11: Michele Hauf, The Geek Gets The Girl - Mistaken for the
IT geek? This sexy CEO is about to learn the intimate operations of his
company—up close, and personal.

12: Rachelle Ayala, Bad Boys for Hire: Ken (Bad Boys for
Hire Series, #2) - After Jolie Becker is left at the altar, her friends
secretly hire a hunky beach bum to cheer her up.

13: Katy Walters, Sands of Seduction - Clary escaped to a
place of sea and sand, a place of passion and seduction.

14: Melissa Keir, Protecting Her Pigg - Arson and fire bring
them together, but what will cause the most damage…the arsonist bent on revenge
or their own stubborn ways?

15: Dani Haviland, Pool Boy Wanted (No Experience Preferred)
- He’d never known a woman before, and that’s just how she wanted him.

16: Jacquie Biggar, Summer Lovin’ - Can two mismatched
lovers find a way past their mistakes, or will they keep their lonely hearts
forever guarded?

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    BOOK EXCERPT
From Protecting Her Pigg by Melissa Keir

Arriving on the scene, the smell of smoke with the tang of gasoline assaulted my lungs. The building was a total loss. It bothered me to see something once so beautiful destroyed.
“Sir, you can’t be here,” the officer I’d assigned to the perimeter yelled.
Turning toward the commotion, I witnessed a tall, dark-haired man storming toward me with violence in his approach. Sizing up the advancing danger, I threw my shoulders back and met the man halfway.
“This is my building. Who are you, and what do you know so far?” His
gravel voice caused goose bumps to form on my skin.
“I’m sorry, Mr…?” Up close, the man took my breath away. His features
weren’t “pretty boy” beautiful, but striking. Chiseled chin, full lips, slightly curved nose. Must have been broken at one time.
“Pigg, Lucas Pigg. And you are?”
Caught staring at his lips, I almost missed the question. “I’m Lily O’Neill, chief arson investigator. We don’t know much so far. I’ve only begun my investigation. This wasn’t an accident. It was set with gasoline as the accelerant. The smell is noticeable. I have some questions for you. I’d like to meet you in my office to talk.” No matter how good-looking, Mr. Pigg was my first suspect.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Sixteen New York Times, USA
Today, and International best-selling authors share new stories about Alpha men, Detectives, Sports’ Heroes, and sexy men. These authors write from their hearts and have stories that entertain.
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Giveaway!

The authors of the Summer Heat Boxed
Set are giving away a $10 Amazon Gift Card to one blogger who participates in
their book blast and another $10 Amazon Gift Card to one lucky person who
leaves a comment at any of their book blast stops!

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  • This
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  • Winners
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Good luck everyone!

Book Blast Schedule

Monday, April 25 – Happy Ever After Reviews
Tuesday, April 26 – Cheryl’s Book Nook
Tuesday, April 26 – Urban Girl Reader
Wednesday, April 27 – DJ’s Book Corner
Thursday, April 28 – Books, Reviews, ETC.
Thursday, April 28 – Lisa’s Louisiana Home
Thursday, April 28 – Romantic Reads and Such
Friday, April 29 – Readsalot
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Monday, May 2 – Quest for More
Tuesday, May 3 – I’m Shelf-ish
Wednesday, May 4 – The Phantom Paragrapher
Thursday, May 5 – The Writer’s Life
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Monday, May 9 – Deal Sharing Aunt
Tuesday, May 10 – My Bookish Pleasures
Wednesday, May 11 – Carol’s Notebook
Thursday, May 12 – Booklover Sue
Friday, May 13 – Lori’s Reading Corner
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Monday, May 16 – Inner Goddess
Tuesday, May 17 – Ali-The Dragon Slayer
Wednesday, May 18 – Review From Here
Thursday, May 19 – The Literary Nook
Friday, May 20 – A Title Wave
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Wednesday, May 25 – The Noise Beneath the Apple
Thursday, May 26 – Confessions of a Reader
Friday, May 27 - PUYB Virtual Book Club

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4/27/16

FRACTURED KARMA by Nancy Straight




FRACTURED KARMA
Brewer Brothers
Book Two
by
author
Nancy Straight 


BOOK SUMMARY
(from back of book)
Mark believes he is alone in the world. Rejected by his parents as a child, he spent his childhood bouncing from one foster home to another. The loss of his beloved little brother, Davey, makes him believe he has nothing left to live for. Mark finds himself on a destructive path after agreeing to help a person from his childhood. A wager made by two strangers sets a chain of events in motion: Mark finds the one person he believed he had lost forever, while he desperately tries to get out of the life he has made for himself. Never having allowed himself to get close to anyone, he can’t understand the connection he has to Libby. Can Mark escape the life he set in motion seven years ago and allow Libby into his life, or is his karma fractured permanently?

  • Series: Brewer Brothers
  • Paperback: 372 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (June 28, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1514745003
  • ISBN-13: 978-1514745007
 
AUTHOR

Nancy Straight
Nancy Straight is an author of impossible love stories, but doesn't every great love story sound impossible until you experience it?

Nancy grew up in Iowa. She spent ten years traveling the world with the US Marine Corps, and settled in rural South Carolina with her family. She has a undergraduate degree in education and an advanced degree in management, but her true passion lies in surprising readers with her unpredictable plot twists.

Contemporary romance becomes Paranormal Romance when her characters become intertwined with fables based in Greek Mythology in her Touched Series. Readers learn that not even a pesky shape-shifting demon can come between the true love of soul mates in her Destiny Series.

Nancy loves hearing from readers! You can find her on twitter, facebook, or email her on her website. She responds to every message she receives.

REVIEW
I found myself smiling and sad with this different kind of book from this author.  She seems to have really put herself into this book.  This book is from a male's eyes, Mark.  Usually the author's books come from a female outlook.  Made for an interesting read. The character, Mark, makes you wonder what makes him tick. As you turn the pages you become more and more fascinated with what is behind Mark.  The author gives you the background of Mark. He has struggled with the death of his little brother among other things. Afraid to let himself be open with anyone. A person from his past re-appears in his life.  Will he be able to make a connection with this person?  Or will he continue on the same path as the last seven years.?  Can his Fractured Karma be  made good again?  The reader gets a wide variety of mystery, love, suspense and surprises. Written well and flowed at a good pace.  Grab a copy and find out about Mark and what has Fractured his Karma.
   
I received this complimentary copy of FRACTURED KARMA from the author, Nancy Straight in exchange for my unbiased view.

I would give this book 4  STARS.



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HIDDEN SECRETS authored by Donna M. Zadunajsky

DONNA M. ZADUNAJSKY'S

HIDDEN SECRETS
Secrets and Second Chances
Book Two
 Hidden Secrets (Secrets and Second Chances) (Volume 2)
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SUMMARY
(from Amazon)
... Hidden Secrets will leave you questioning everything you thought you knew... Carla Michaels’s life isn't what she thought it was. She met her loving husband in college. She had a career as a teacher. All she ever wanted to complete her life was a baby. After five miscarriages, Carla had almost given up hope of ever becoming a mother. Then a devastating tragedy strikes and everything she had ever loved is gone—now she’s left torn and shattered, wondering if she can go on with life. Unexpectedly, she receives an envelope full of books. Journals that were kept hidden from her. A mystery starts to play out as secrets are revealed. Will she get a second chance at life? Will the hidden secrets destroy her? Or will she find the strength to survive once she knows the truth? “Hidden Secrets” will pull at your heartstrings until the very last page. Some secrets are not meant to be hidden…

  • Series: Secrets and Second Chances
  • Paperback: 308 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (February 9, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1523225084
  • ISBN-13: 978-1523225088
 
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AUTHOR
Donna M. Zadunajsky Donna M. Zadunajsky started out writing children’s books before she accomplished and published her first novel, Broken Promises, in June 2012. She then has written several more novels and her first novella, HELP ME!, which is a subject about suicide and bullying. Her third novel Family Secrets, “Secrets and Second Chances”, which is first in a series she is writing, was given a publishing contract through California Times Publishing.



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REVIEW

Have you ever wondered how well you really know your spouse, your friends and even your family? Everybody has HIDDEN SECRETS but some are hidden better than others.  Have you ever questioned something someone has done or said or not said?  Someone you thought you knew everything about? That's what happened to Carla Michaels.  She thought she knew what her life was all about and slowly she finds out she doesn't know much of anything. I couldn't put this book down. Read it in one evening.   Everything that Carla Michaels has loved has ended tragically. She isn't sure life has any meaning any more.  She's not sure she can go on.   Just when she thought things were going in the right direction, the past crept in and with it some deep, dark secrets that she found out through some journals that had been hidden.  Will Carla make it through all the tragedy?  Will she find what she has always wanted more than anything? It all comes from the journals. I would recommend this book to anyone who likes mystery, suspense, and  romance with a slight dark side. Well written and you can actually relate to Carla.  She could actually be your best friend. This book had such reality to it, that page by page  you learned more and more of the secrets and the tragedies. You will feel such emotion. Will Carla hold on and pull through this?

I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author, Donna M. Zadunajsky, in exchange for my unbiased view.

I would give this book a SOLID 5 STARS.

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4/26/16

MARY'S CLOVER by Nila E. Sturlin

NILA E. STURLIN
brings you

MARY'S CLOVER
A Story About Medication Safety


ABOUT THE BOOK
(from Amazon)
Among young children, 95 percent of medication-related poisoning visits to the emergency departments are caused by a child ingesting medication while unsupervised; five percent are due to dosing errors made by caregivers" (safekids.org 2015). It is never too early to educate children and families about medication safety. This short story conveys an important message to children ages four and up about the dangers of medication misuse. Mary Stephens, a kind and free-spirited little girl learns a valuable lesson when her pet rabbit Clover falls victim to a medication mishap.

  • Paperback: 38 pages
  • Publisher: Outskirts Press (February 27, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1478771267
  • ISBN-13: 978-1478771265
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MY VIEW OF BOOK
This little book is good for children to learn about medication, that it can  help one to get well and feel better but too much, and it can make you sicker.
Children need to learn at an early age that medicines are not to be touched except by adults.  It is not candy and it can hurt you if taken wrong.

Parents and grandparents should keep medications up and out of reach of children.  They are naturally inquisitive so take the safety precautions.

 The author wrote a book that will help to inform children that medicines can help but can also harm.  The way the book is written is in the way a child can understand and may develop a question and answer time between the reader and the one being read to.
 The author puts in a phrase "right time, right dose" is easy for little ones to remember.  They need to be constantly reminded of this. The author presented an important topic. SAFETY!
I feel every child should have a copy of this book on their bookshelf to be read and re-read. This is the first children's book on this topic that I've ever seen or read.  VERY IMPORTANT!

I received this complimentary copy of this book from the author, Nila E. Sturlin, in exchange for my unbiased view.

I would give this book 5 STARS. 
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AUTHOR
Nila Sturlin is a third year  Pharm. D. student at the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Pharmacy and a graduate student of UIC School of Public Health. She is an active member of the American Public Health Association. She holds an executive board position with Student National Pharmaceutical Association. Nila lives with her husband and kids in Loves Peak, Illinois. In her free time, she enjoys amateur photography, writing, travel, online shopping, and volunteering in her community.

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