Chanticleer Book Reviews http://www.chantireviews.com Book Reviews, Writing Competitions & Author Services Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:02:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 AMEERA, UNVEILED by Kathleen Varn – Chick Lit http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/07/01/ameera-unveiled-by-kathleen-varn-chick-lit/ http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/07/01/ameera-unveiled-by-kathleen-varn-chick-lit/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:09:24 +0000 http://www.chantireviews.com/?p=8349
An inspiring and fun story that reminds us that it is never too late to follow your dreams and unlock your inner goddess. A fun chick-lit read! ]]>
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LIFE ON the FARM by Heather Gardam, a Children’s Book about Farm Life http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/24/life-on-the-farm-by-heather-gardam-a-childrens-book-about-farm-life/ http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/24/life-on-the-farm-by-heather-gardam-a-childrens-book-about-farm-life/#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:20:02 +0000 http://www.chantireviews.com/?p=8339
Young readers will be captivated with its authentic voice and earnestness. Ten-year-old Patti’s journey is filled with curiosity, adventure, and everyday delights as a child growing up on a farm.]]>
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NO GOOD LIKE IT IS, Book One by McKendree Long, a post-Civil War Western http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/20/no-good-like-it-is-book-one-by-mckendree-long-a-post-civil-war-western/ http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/20/no-good-like-it-is-book-one-by-mckendree-long-a-post-civil-war-western/#comments Sat, 20 Jun 2015 16:50:34 +0000 http://www.chantireviews.com/?p=8332
Long’s gifted ear for the true vernacular of the time and his detailed descriptions of the Old West place the reader right in the middle of the action on a journey to the Civil War era and to the far-flung outposts of the Old West. ]]>
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HAWKINS LANE, by Judith Kirscht, a literary romantic mystery http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/18/hawkins-lane-by-judith-kirscht-a-literary-romantic-mystery/ http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/18/hawkins-lane-by-judith-kirscht-a-literary-romantic-mystery/#comments Fri, 19 Jun 2015 00:55:04 +0000 http://www.chantireviews.com/?p=8324
An engrossing story of the influence of family in our lives, and of the struggle by two people to triumph over tragedy. You’ll be captivated from the first page! ]]>
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FIRE at WILL’S by Cherie O’Boyle, a West Coast Cozy http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/17/fire-at-wills-by-cherie-oboyle-a-west-coast-cozy/ http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/17/fire-at-wills-by-cherie-oboyle-a-west-coast-cozy/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:45:51 +0000 http://chantireviews.com/?p=8310
An HOA rules-gone-crazy community with its neighborhood of quirky characters and their diverse Californian lifestyles makes this cozy mystery a laugh-out-loud read.]]>
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The Man With the Overcoat by David Finkle; a contemporary NYC novel http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/06/the-man-with-the-overcoat-by-david-finkle-a-contemporary-nyc-novel/ http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/06/the-man-with-the-overcoat-by-david-finkle-a-contemporary-nyc-novel/#comments Sat, 06 Jun 2015 20:54:33 +0000 http://chantireviews.com/?p=8267
An entertaining top-shelf work of contemporary fiction that blends mystery, fantasy, and comedy. Tightly written with rich and complex subtext that makes reading it a sublime pleasure.]]>
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Book Expo of America 2015 Tidbits Part 1 by Kiffer Brown http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/04/book-expo-of-america-2015-tidbits-part-1-by-kiffer-brown/ http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/04/book-expo-of-america-2015-tidbits-part-1-by-kiffer-brown/#comments Fri, 05 Jun 2015 02:41:12 +0000 http://chantireviews.com/?p=8235
Everything at BEA is Done in a Big Way! Top authors, celebrities, agents, industry captains, distributors, selling platforms (Kobo, Bublish, etc.) and huge publishing houses are vying for attention to create big buzz. Check out the BEA photos! ]]>
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DEAD in DUBAI by Marilynn Larew; an international spy thriller http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/02/dead-in-dubai-by-marilynn-larew-an-international-spy-thriller/ http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/06/02/dead-in-dubai-by-marilynn-larew-an-international-spy-thriller/#comments Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:43:15 +0000 http://chantireviews.com/?p=8227
A fascinating femme-sometimes-fatale protagonist takes on the subtleties of international dealings in diamonds, deception and death that are hidden from the headlines. Exotic locales, double crossings, and wry wit ratchets up the suspense in this spy vs. spy thriller series. ]]>
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CATHERINE’S CROSS by Millie West, a Southern Mystery http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/05/28/catherines-cross-by-millie-west-a-southern-mystery/ http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/05/28/catherines-cross-by-millie-west-a-southern-mystery/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 15:37:10 +0000 http://chantireviews.com/?p=8221
Each page of this romantic thriller is imbued with the natural beauty of the Carolina Low Country, its people, and its culture. Mystery, romance, and the hunt for a long-lost artifact make for an engrossing read.]]>
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Connect at BEA15 and BookCon NYC with Chanticleer Review’s Kiffer Brown http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/05/26/connect-at-bea15-and-bookcon-nyc-with-chanticleer-reviews-kiffer-brown/ http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/05/26/connect-at-bea15-and-bookcon-nyc-with-chanticleer-reviews-kiffer-brown/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 17:42:22 +0000 http://chantireviews.com/?p=8213
IF you are attending Book Expo America 2015 or BookCon NYC and would like to connect with Kiffer Brown, here is how: ]]>
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SECRETS, LIES, and CHAMPAGNE HIGHS by Jeanette Hubbard, a cozy mystery http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/05/22/secrets-lies-and-champagne-highs-by-jeanette-hubbard-a-cozy-mystery/ http://www.chantireviews.com/2015/05/22/secrets-lies-and-champagne-highs-by-jeanette-hubbard-a-cozy-mystery/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 18:26:51 +0000 http://chantireviews.com/?p=8203
A skillfully plotted cozy mystery set in Oregon with quirky characters galore, an abundance of twists, and non-stop hi-jinks. ]]>
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