Category Archives: RBR

Review: The Hairdresser of Harare by Tendai Huchu

Categories: 2 butterflies, drama, RBR, review, romance, Tendai Huchu
    The Hairdresser of HarareTendai Huchu; Published October 12, 2010 by Weaver PressIn a country where homosexuals are condemned by their president as being “lower than pigs and dogs”, where one could be prosecuted and imprisoned for committing “homosexual acts”, comes a story of a young man forced to lead a shadow of a life to avoid the harsh consequences of living openly.Vimbai, the self proclaimed number one hairdresser in Harare is livid with jealousy when the good looking, smooth-talking Dumisani joins the esteemed Mrs Khumalo’s Read more [...]

Review: That Day In September by Artie Van Why

Categories: 4 butterflies, Artie van Why, memoir, RBR, review
     That Day In SeptemberArtie Van Why ; Paperback, 108 pagesPublished June 23rd 2006 by Lulu.comWe all have our stories to tell of where we were the morning of September 11, 2001. This is one of them. In “That Day In September” Artie Van Why gives an eyewitness account of that fateful morning. From the moment he heard “a loud boom” in his office across from the World Trade Center, to stepping out onto the street, Artie vividly transports the reader back to the day that changed our lives and our country forever. “That Day In September” Read more [...]

Review: Peter and the Vampires by Darren Pillsbury

Categories: 5 butterflies, Darren Pillsbury, fantasy, paranormal, RBR, review, vampires, ya, young
      PETER AND THE VAMPIRES (Volume One)Darren Pillsbury; Published October 17th 2011 by Parker PublishingFor fans of J.K. Rowling (the HARRY POTTER series), Orson Scott Card (ENDER’S GAME), and Darren Shan (CIRQUE DU FREAK)…When ten-year-old Peter moves into his grandfather’s creepy old mansion in a small town, bad, baaaaad things start to happen. A family of charred boogeymen who haunt the garden decide they don’t like trespassers…A classmate with a crush comes back from the grave, and decides to make Peter her Undead Prince Charming…A Read more [...]

Review: The Last Man on Earth Club by Paul R. Hardy

Categories: 4 butterflies, Paul R. Hardy, post-apocalyptic, RBR, review, sci-fi
         The Last Man on Earth ClubPaul R. Hardy; Published May 16th 2011 by Createspace (first published May 2011)THERAPY FOR APOCALYPSE SURVIVORSTherapy groups support people traumatised by a common issue, such as cancer, sexual abuse, or PTSD suffered in war. This therapy group is for people who were the last survivors of their world.Each of them was rescued from a parallel universe where humanity was wiped out. They’ve survived nuclear war, zombies, machine uprisings, mass suicide and more. They’ve been given sanctuary on the homeworld Read more [...]

Review: The Undertaker by William F. Brown

Categories: 4 butterflies, mystery, RBR, review, suspense, William F. Brown
     The UndertakerWilliam F. Brown; Published May 16th 2011 by Createspace (first published May 2011)Curiosity can kill more than cats, but when Pete Talbott found himself at the wrong end of Gino Parini’s .45 reading his own obituary, it was a mystery he couldn’t leave alone. From the cornfields of Ohio to the gritty slums of Chicago, a bloody kitchen in a Back Bay townhouse, New York’s Washington Square, and the nation’s Capitol itself, the hunt is on. Someone with a penchant for sharp scalpels and embalming tables is planting bodies Read more [...]

Review: The Other Side of the Window by Chloe Bierge

Categories: 5 butterflies, Chloe Bierge, RBR, review, some romance, suspense, thriller
     The Other Side of the WindowChloe Bierge; Kindle Edition, Published May 27th 2011This powerful and dramatic story portrays the life of a young reporter whose life is overtaken by obsessive compulsive disorder and who, after failing conventional treatment, relentlessly pursues the connection between infection and mental illness.The Other Side of the Window follows Savannah Bloom, who has earned herself a name as a reliable reporter.But when her childhood sweetheart returns from Africa sick, Savannah becomes infected and begins drowning in Read more [...]