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Aleena Ortiz, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Hotel Highway Very Most Famous

by Aleena Ortiz

A woman seeks meaning and connections after being abandoned by her husband in the musing novel "Hotel Highway Very Most Famous". Sudha Challa’s spiritual novel "Hotel Highway Very Most Famous" is about a woman’s triumphs and despairs... Read More

Book Review

The Voice of the Rooster

by Aleena Ortiz

Warmth, love, and social awareness direct the poems of "The Voice of the Rooster", a collection that champions the religiosity of living simply. In plain language, Ellen Beth Berman’s reflective poetry collection "The Voice of the... Read More

Book Review

The Secrets We Share

by Aleena Ortiz

In Edwin Hill’s novel "The Secrets We Share", love and deception intertwine through murders connected to one family. As a child, Natalie came across her father’s body in the woods. Now a grown woman, Natalie is a police officer, and... Read More

Book Review

Oncoviruses

by Aleena Ortiz

Covering decades’ worth of medical research, "Oncoviruses" is a thorough scientific review. Abubakar Yaro’s "Oncoviruses" is comprehensive in reviewing past medical studies of a subset of cancer-causing viruses. Oncoviruses, Yaro... Read More

Book Review

Raise My Ebenezer

by Aleena Ortiz

In the psychological novel "Raise My Ebenezer", a troubled man is spurred to act against the crooked power dynamics in sex, wealth, and politics. In Richard Gerald Shrubb’s psychological novel "Raise My Ebenezer", a man toils for... Read More

Book Review

Serendipity and Craic

by Aleena Ortiz

Concerning minor and major historical arcs, the poems collected in "Serendipity and Craic" are variously knowledgeable and humorous. Alan Clegg’s religious poetry collection "Serendipity and Craic" concentrates on historical events,... Read More

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