Yasmin’s Beginning (Dreamworld Book 1)
Fantasy , Review / April 12, 2019

  Sometimes the love of your life could be your worst nightmare Yasmin had a very vivid dream about her prince charming. She knew exactly who he was, could describe his “shining armor” and could picture her life with him in detail. When her dream came true and David walked straight into her classroom, she was sure that this is the beginning of her very own “happily ever after” story, but to her dismay, strange and scary things started to happen soon after. Confused and frightened, Yasmin tries to figure out what David has to do with all this, before it’s too late.   REVIEW In recognition of a talented young author who sadly passed away. Forty-some years ago my uncle gave me a science fiction anthology. It was a thick red hardback that I read from cover to cover. It inspired a lifelong love of the genre. The stories in that book made me think outside the box. They filled me with awe for the imagination it took to write them. That book still remains in my collection today. The title is OMNIBUS OF SCIENCE FICTION, edited by Groff Conklin, a well-known and prolific editor of the genre. It…

Magical Bedtime Stories: A Collection of Short Stories & Poems for Children

  SYNOPSIS An exquisitely crafted book of short stories and rhyming verse tailored to kids and adult children alike, “Magical Bedtime Stories” serves as a whimsical literary lullaby for the dreamer to-be. These short stories and poems by Píaras Ó Cíonnaoíth are an enjoyable and entertaining collection that will bring a smile to the faces of readers. The stories are fascinating and imaginative, and each one entertains and conveys insightful and thoughtful messages. Through lulling rhymes, melodious stanzas, and pleasant themes, the reader or listener is gently catapulted across the stars into lady moon’s soothing embrace until they are sound asleep. With this wonderful collection by your or your child’s bedside, sweet dreams will become a nightly reality and the word “bedtime” will inevitably bring anticipation.       REVIEW Grady Harp |Top Contributor: Children’s Books |HALL OF FAME |TOP 100 REVIEWER ‘One of the virtues of being very young is that you don’t let the facts get in the way of your imagination.’ ~ Sam Levenson Irish author and poet Píaras Ó Cíonnaoíth earned a Higher Diploma in General Counseling Skills, a diploma in Psychology, Mental Health and Mental Illness, and Mental Health Studies – Suicide, Violent Behavior, Substance…

Magic Poetry: Illustrated Children’s Verse for Ages 3-103 (Rhyming Poetry Book with Pictures for Children)

  The art of Poetry is a subject we learn from a very young age, and provides us with a better knowledge of literature, rhyme scheming, reading skills, and writing skills as well! A child’s imagination is something that seems to fade away as we age, but this book will keep that fire alive! You and your children will enjoy exploring the depths of pure imagination, fun, and excitement by reading this book. Not only will you enjoy these aspects, but you will also enjoy a priceless bonding experience, as your minds run wild from the stories that are told from this collection of poetry! In this book you will enjoy: • Letting your imagination run wild • Large, bright, artistic and colorful pictures • Easy to read poems that you will love to share aloud • A bonding experience that teaches, educates and exercises the mind • Stories that your children will absolutely love! Magic Poetry is a book that is full of poems, which are geared for children, age’s three to seven, but for absolutely everyone to enjoy nonetheless! As society advances with technology, the simplicity of downloading this eBook makes reading easier, and much more relaxing. You…

Mylee in the Mirror (Greek Mythology Fantasy Series Book 2)

  Freshman year is just starting, and already Mylee fears her family is falling apart. She’s not interested in dating or any of the high-school drama it brings, but that’s just what she gets when Sam, the most popular guy at school, invites her to the Homecoming dance. Mylee needs advice, so she summons Aphrodite, Goddess of Love and Beauty, her secret confidant. Tyler is worried about Mylee, his best friend and teammate. Already sad about her family woes, he’s livid that Slimeball Sam is trying to ooze his way into her life. And she seems to be falling for Sam’s act! Worse, Ty is worried all this attention from such a popular guy will place Mylee officially out of his league. What does an ancient Greek goddess know about modern teenage romance? Can My and Ty save their friendship and discover what matters most?   REVIEW A must-read whimsical fiction interwoven with true-life teenage drama. Reviewed By Piaras O Cionnaoith for Emerald Book Reviews Award-winning author Ellie Collins weaves another well-crafted contemporary coming of age novel. The story had every element a good story should have. A solid and captivating plot, attention to detail, but best of all fleshed…

Mission Perilous
Science Fiction & Fantasy / November 29, 2018

  Deep in a dungeon beneath the streets of the Black City, three men await their fate. To escape, Rofe, a crusading knight, Olaf, the Barbarian, and Merc, ‘Prince of Thieves’, must put aside their differences and band together. They journey through enemy territory, fighting gargantuan reptiles, man-eating plants, and voodoo poisons. Their survival is dependent on their swords, courage and sheer cunning.   REVIEW A well-crafted sci-fi fantasy tale! By Piaras on November 29,2018 (Emerald Book Reviews) Author Margaret Pearce weaves a fascinating sci-fi fantasy with intriguing twists and turns that will easily captivate the reader’s attention from the beginning. The author paints a unique, creative and dark tale of swords and sorcery in a very vivid and convincing way. In addition, the characters are drawn with great credibility and conviction. It’s a relatively fast-paced novel that will keep you engaged from the first page to the last. The book description gives only a sneak preview: ‘Deep in a dungeon beneath the streets of the Black City, three men await their fate. To escape, Rofe, a crusading knight, Olaf, the Barbarian, and Merc, ‘Prince of Thieves’, must put aside their differences and band together. They journey through enemy territory,…

Hidden Religion – A Novel

  What is stronger? A man’s beliefs or his survival instinct? When the rational gives you a death sentence, the irrational becomes your best friend. When Alnor Loro, a 25-year-old, learns that he has a terminal illness, no amount of brightness of the day can stop his world from falling apart. Desperation and hopelessness force him to make the only decision he believes right – leave everything and everyone he has ever known behind and spend his last years on a long vacation in England. As chance would have it, he won’t be going through this journey alone, after all. Befriending a mysterious girl, who undermines his reasoning, makes him second-guess the actual fatality of his illness and question everything he has ever believed (or has never believed) in. Upon hearing about a special place and a hidden religion that can bring about his full recovery, Alnor is increasingly convinced that this girl is far from sane. Nevertheless, since there is nothing left to lose, Alnor lets curiosity (and hope, perhaps?) get the better of him and finds himself on a spiritual journey during which everything seems to be possible. What is the right way when there is no way?…

Pixie And The Green Book Mystery (Pixie Mystery 1)
Children's Books / November 2, 2018

It’s the new and improved Pixie And The Green Book Mystery. Young readers will join Pixie, our second grade hero, on a quest to save the fairy tales. It’s an apple disaster day of school, but a trip to the local library changes everything. A mysterious book has brought the characters to life out of their books. But getting them safely back in their stories won’t be easy, with the evil Book Guardian trolling the library. Buckle up for an action-packed, fantastical, wacky, journey. A unique and wonderful fairy tale Pixie and the Green Book Mystery (updated version) is about a nine-year-old girl called Pixie (whose real name is Marigold) as she interacts with some well-known fairy-tale characters. Not only does Pixie interact with the characters, but the characters also interact with each other from the different fairy-tales. We have Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, the Seven Dwarfs and others, who find that their stories have been jumbled up. It’s up to Pixie to save the day. Of course, there’s also a bad guy who she must contend with! This was a very enjoyable and entertaining story. The writing style was engaging and very entertaining. As I read through the pages…

The Magical Kingdom of Ing: An Enchanting Tale of Fairies and Dragons
Children's Books / September 2, 2018

Susan Brougher combines imagination with rhyming lyrics to create The Kingdom of Ing—an enchanted place where dragons are playful and kind, and where fairies abound, surrounding the kingdom with magical powers. In this sweet tale of hope, Queen Arabella dreams of a baby to love, while a baby dreams of a mother to love him. The fairies have been summoned. The fairy queen, Alannah, has chosen her very best team—Tea Cup, Looking Glass, and Busy Bee—to work together to bring a bundle of joy into the kingdom. Susan’s charming lyrics encourage parents to have fun reading to their children while providing motivation for the children to begin reading for themselves. She helps young readers to use their counting skills as they find the number of “ing’s” on each page. Her many inventive “ing” words will enhance a young child’s vocabulary. In Susan’s first book, The Strongest Bond, she writes how the wave of a magic wand changed a scullery maid into Cinderella. In her book of poems, The Magic of Christmas—The Magic of Love, her favorite doll, Tinker Bell, sprinkled fairy dust as she flew. In this book, through the use of whimsical illustrations, Susan artfully unfolds the common story…