Sunday, 28 April 2013

Epsilon A.R. Book Review

Title: Epsilon A.R
Author: Zackery Alexander Humphreys
Genre: Sci-Fi

Hundreds of years into the future mankind has gone under-ground to relocate to Epsilon; a beautiful city run by a strong, secretive government that keeps its citizens in check by subtle manipulation and strict schedules. No one questions the city's authority and no one is unhappy. ALN-896, an average man who is just trying to live a normal life, begins to have dreams; something strange and rare in Epsilon. In his dreams a man named Harry dies. ALN-896 shrugs this off as if nothing has happened. It was only a dream. The next day, however, he is suddenly arrested and sent to prison for killing Harry. Now inside prison, ALN-896 begins to learn about what the government of Epsilon has been doing and he plans on escaping. Not only from prison, but from Epsilon. This one decision turns him against everything he has ever known and forces him to face against centuries of lies. To escape means to live, but what will it cost?


Science fiction is not really my cup of tea but I agreed to review this book and I am glad that I did.
Epsilon is a town built on very strict, regulatory routines. People do things that we do everyday but on automation and everything takes place for everyone at the same time. Everyone is asleep at the same time, gets up at the same time and go to work and school at the same time.
People here do not have names but their ‘names’ are a combination of letter and numbers like ALN-896. He works for the reclamation division and he follows the routine like all the rest. One day however, he breaks the mould by saving a woman from a fire and soon realises the repercussions of doing so.
He is thrown into prison for murder for defying the law and it is here that the inmates are sent to fight to their death. ALN or Alan as he is known in prison is a strong willed and cannot be defeated.
The book is well written but I did not much like the ending as it is quite abrupt and leaves one wanting more.
However, being a genre I don't normally read, I still quite enjoyed it.

Author Bio:
Zackery Humphreys is 21 years old and is currently attending the University of California, Santa Barbara studying Theater Acting. He has been writing for about seven years, mostly concentrating on poetry and novels. He has a love for books and for storytelling. Now, through his writing, he is hoping to bring those two worlds together.

Author Links:
Facebook: (Author Page)
(Book Page):

Buy Links:
Barnes & Noble

Follow the rest of the tour here

Thursday, 4 April 2013

Belong To You Book Review

Title: Belong To You
Author: Vi Keeland
Genre: Romance-Erotica
Publish Date: April 4, 2013

My honeymoon was almost everything I dreamed it would be, a tropical paradise, turquoise water, romantic walks on the beach, and loads and loads of mind shattering sex. The only thing missing was the groom. After seven years of coasting through a relationship with Michael, my senses were numb. A week of passion with a stranger was just what I needed to clear my head and take back control of my life. But how do you move on when the man that was only supposed to be a fling somehow seeps into your soul and steals your heart?


If you are a true romantic, you will love this one. Enjoy reading about Sydney and Jack's love story in Hawaii. When Sydney goes on her honeymoon alone because her groom has been indiscreet, she doesn't think it will still involve a romantic interlude. She meets Jack and the chemistry is explosive. What they share is a meeting of bodies and that's all they think it will be.
When she comes back to reality, she finds out that Jack is now her boss and then they work to find out more about each other.
This is simply but well written. The physical relationship has definitely been stressed upon but blends into the storyline.
I enjoyed reading it and look forward to reading more of the series.

Available to buy on:


Purchase price $3.99

Social media links:
Twitter - @vikeeland

Monday, 1 April 2013

My Boyfriend the Squire Book Review

My Boyfriend the Squire
Title: My Boyfriend The Squire
Author: Tracy Kauffman
Genre: YA
Length: 108 pages

On her way to see her brother in Italy, Lucinda is transported back in time to the Middle Ages. There she is mistaken for a young princess named Grace.

King Charlemagne has done something to the princess and his wife, Countess Hildegarde. The countess has been turned into a tiger because of a magic wish by the king. The countess prays for deliverance of herself and her daughter. Lucinda was brought back in time from Alabama to help the countess, since she is the spitting image of Princess Grace.
Lucinda meets a squire training for knighthood and falls for him. The Countess tells them that they must travel far to find a magical box. After freeing the king’s hold over Hildegarde and her daughter grace. Lucinda travels back to the plane, but misses Chadwick. She is happy to see her brother Caleb and his friend. Chad who looks just like the squire. They become closer as they see the sights of the city. Will Lucinda fall in love with Chad or be reunited with her true love? They live happily ever after, or do they?

An adventurous read!
When you read this story remember it has been written for YA genre. If you become too discerning, you may not enjoy it! I decided to read it with that in mind and I kind of enjoyed the book.
When Lucinda boards a flight to meet her brother Caleb in Italy, she is in for the shock of her life. The plane could as well have been a time capsule as when she leaves her seat to visit the restroom and comes back, she is surprised too find herself transported into a different era.
She finds herself in 1200 AD where she resembles Princess Grace. She meets a squire named Chadwick who falls in loves with her and helps her find out the truth about the real Princess.
The story is appealing and teenagers will love the fantasy and adventure.
Five stars!

Tracy Kauffman author

Author Bio:

Tracy Kauffman is a Christian fiction author of Young Adult and Children Stories. She grew up in North Alabama, where she still resides with her husband and daughter. She loves taking cruises and traveling with her family. Her favorite place that she has been to is the Grand Canyon.
Tracy has an associates degree in Nursing. She is a registered nurse and works part time in a local nursing home. The rest of the time she spends her time writing books and marketing them. Her titles include: Gwendolyn’s Wish, Southern Adventures, Richard the Lionheart, My Boyfriend the Squire and Captain Honey Bear Saves Goldie Locks.
Tracy started writing poetry at a small age and won the title of editor in her school newspaper, when she was in second grade. She had her first poem published in a online writing contest called, The Cosmetology Student. She decided to write her first book, Southern Adventures, when her son left home for the Air Force.
She loves writing and hopes to be able to inspire her readers into living a happy healthier life. She feels like her own life experiences have made her a better writer. Learn more about her by visiting her website or blog.
Tracy’s website:
Her blog:
Trailer :
Buy links:
Barnes and Noble:
My Twitter:
My Facebook fan page:
This review is part of the My Boyfriend the Squire Book Tour by Charisma Media