Eakle Reviews

Reviewing old books, new books, indie books, and stories.

By Abigail Airuedowinya “Childhood romance, suspense, hope, friendship, heartbreak, regret, and cinema-like imagery all rolled up into one.” Eakle Reviews Okay, this story was excellent. It had a very dark tone to it, and the overall feel to the way it’s written is almost gritty. This is definitely one of Airuedomwinya’s best work, if not …

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By Thom Brodkin “There’s an appreciation for the silence and the way the two bond through it on this deep emotional level.” Eakle Reviews This little love story between Peter and Delilah is a treat to read! Opening on a scene from a secluded, less-traveled path overlooking Lake Quinault in Washington, Silence connects real, physical love …

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By Zilla Babbitt “Childhood romance, suspense, hope, friendship, heartbreak, regret, and cinema-like imagery all rolled up into one.” Eakle Reviews How Much You Love Us is another example of how Babbitt cranks out story after story of quality penmanship and poise. The setting of this story is a little everywhere, starting in Berlin, then to Tokyo, …

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By Thom Brodkin “There is confidence in this piece, a sense of satisfaction and intrigue that Brodkin has captured.” Eakle Reviews  I’ll admit it. This one shocked me.                Prior to reading this review, I strongly encourage you to read the story and get the same feeling I did reading it the first time. …

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By Rhondalise Mitza “When we look at romances, we typically don’t find them in Waffle Houses while somebody is talking like Shakespeare.” Eakle Reviews When we look at romances, we typically don’t find them in Waffle Houses while somebody is talking like Shakespeare. But, Carry On, My Wayward Minnow places us in that exact situation. …

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By Zilla Babbitt “While Broken Sky is only a novella, it has enough imagery, passion, plot, character, and energy to be an entire novel.” Eakle Reviews My first read of 2021, and boy did it not disappoint. Zilla Babbitt does an incredible job in this story. Truly masterful penmanship and storytelling. I think the first …

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By A. Bova “An intense debut collection that is both deeply intimate, as well as empowering.” Eakle Reviews A. Bova’s debut poetry collection, The Beauty in the Broken, ensures that every line is intentional and leaves no room for a breath between them. Bova paints a delicate picture of vulnerability, and how we can find strength …

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By Maggie Deese “Childhood romance, suspense, hope, friendship, heartbreak, regret, and cinema-like imagery all rolled up into one.” Eakle Reviews There’s something special about young love. Evergreen Something is beautifully written and has so much imagery that it’s almost like watching a movie. I was drawn in from the start with this story. I think …

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By Madeline Le’Engle “A Wrinkle in Time is a good child’s series, full of friendship and heartfelt messages.” Eakle Reviews While this is the first book in a series of five…..I didn’t like it.  A Wrinkle in Time is a good child’s series, full of friendship and heartfelt messages, like, “It isn’t on the outside …

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