Spirituality Without Structure *
Non-fiction. Essay on the philosophy of structured vs. non-structured religion.
The Virgin of the Wild Rose ****
Fiction. Jac flies to Ethiopia to bring back her fiancée’s body, but when she arrives she becomes embroiled in a frantic search for a holy relic. Along the way she finds out her fiancée was not who she thought he was, but with the help of an international thief, she is able to escape the clutches of evil men out to kill her.
The Madness and the Magic ****
Fiction. A woman in love with one man gets pregnant by another, while her mother beds the vicar.
The Whispering Wind ****
Fiction. Elise travels to Sardinia without her abusive husband and falls in love with Beppe, a worker at the villa estate she is staying at. They have a torrid romance, and she returns to England to divorce her husband, so she and Beppe can be together with the baby she’s carrying. But circumstances intervene, and Elise learns, mistakingly, that Beppe has been killed. Beppe stops receiving her letters and believes she has moved on with her life. Only when their son returns to Sardinia after Elise’s death does he find that his father is still alive.
Grimalkyn: The Witch’s Cat ****
Non-fiction. Working with feline animal spirit guides.
Guo, Luc and Fmprc Seac
Non-fiction. Information about Taiwan’s aboriginal people.
Holmes, Dr. Leilani
Ancestry of Experience *****
Non-fiction. Thesis and memoir of author’s search for her roots and the experience of own’s ancestral ties.
Keaulumoku, Queen Liliuokalani
The Kumulipo *****
Fiction. The Hawaiian Creation Chant as translated by our Queen.
Not Perfect *****
Fiction. Tabitha’s husband has disappeared, leaving her with two children and no money. She resorts to stealing small items to put food on their table. After a failed job interview, she meets Nora, an elderly woman who leaves money lying around her apartment. When Tabitha’s daughter has to go to the hospital, Tabitha is sorely tempted to “borrow” some of Nora’s money to pay for the hospital bills.
Ghost Month ****
Fiction. Johnny Chen owns a food stall in the night market and gets involved in the murder mystery of his childhood sweetheart. When gangsters and the CIA come after him, he needs to think quickly on his feet to survive.
Miller, Derek B.
Norwegian by Night ****
Fiction. Sheldon Horowitz moves to Norway to live with his granddaughter and her husband. When a desperate woman from upstairs needs his help, he finds himself the caretaker of her son and running for their lives from the Serbian mafia.
Silent Victim *****
Fiction. A woman kills a man who has wronged her. But did he? The past is catching up with Emma and interfering with her life as a wife and mother. Is she losing her mind?
Animal Magic ****
Non-fiction. Finding and working with one’s animal spirit guides.
The Cailleach ****
Non-fiction. Myths and legends about The Cailleach.
Moon Magic ****
Non-fiction. Lore about the different phases of the moon and how to celebrate them.
Van Praag, Menna
The Witches of Cambridge ****
Fiction. The witches of Cambridge meet on rooftops to care for and support each other. They’re each looking for love, though some of them find it in the wrong places, but when a Brazilian macumba preys on one of their own, they have to band together to counteract the spell.
The Forgotten Children of Maui *****
Non-fiction. The demigod Maui was worshipped across the Pacific Ocean, including Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and the Philippine Islands. Sometimes his name was changed, but his deeds and stories are recognizable throughout.