Devushka by Simon Pearce ~Review~

Devushka: A Winter's Tale by Simon Pearce brings together many different elements. The story opens up in Russia in the early 1900s. The story is narrated by a mysterious trickster. After a prank gone wrong, the story introduces Aleksandra who witnesses the prank. She is a young girl and witnessing this one prank triggers a … Continue reading Devushka by Simon Pearce ~Review~

The Shaman of Turtle Valley by Clifford Garstang ~Review~

When I first read the synopsis for The Shaman of Turtle Valley by Clifford Garstang, I was not sure what to expect. Narrated from several different points of view, this book combines the differences in cultures with a bit of mysticism intertwined. After high school, Aiken enlists in the military. His brother was tragically killed, … Continue reading The Shaman of Turtle Valley by Clifford Garstang ~Review~