Lily Azerad-Goldman

Reviewer Lily Azerad-Goldman, B.F.A. Lily is an artist and a children's author. Follow Here to view Lily's art work. She is also the author and illustrator of the children's book Mrs.Nosy -A Composting Story For Children & Adults.

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Author: Inge H. Borg

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781480290310

Author: Joseph Finder

Publisher: Dutton Adult

ISBN:  978-0-525-95460-6

Author: S.B. LERNER

Publisher: On the Edge Books

ISBN: 9780975285350

Author: Jean Naggar

ISBN: 978-1612181417

Lily Azerad-Goldman Interviews Jean Naggar Author of Sipping From The Nile: My Exodus From Egypt

Author: Shobhan Bantwal

ISBN: 978-0-7582-5885-4

(Reviewed from an Advance Uncorrected Proof)

Author and Photographer: Matthias Breiter

ISBN: 978-0-9782432-3-4

Publisher: BreiterView Publishing

Author: Helen Humphreys

ISBN: 978-1-55468-443-4

Publisher: Serpents Tail

Author: Shobhan Bantwall

ISBN:  978-0-7582-5884-7

Author: Stephanie Dray

ISBN: 973 0 425 23855 4

Lily of the Nile
is a page turner imbued with the magic realism of the Isaic faith.

Author: Mathias Malzieu

ISBN: 978-0-307-27168-6

Author: Shobhan Bantwal
ISBN: 13:978-0-7582-3203-8:  ISBN:10:0-7582-3203-9
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The Unexpected Son's imagery grabs the reader's attention from the very first page. With her impeccable vocabulary, Shobhan Bantwal is a magical storyteller. The characters are so tangible that you miss them when you finish reading The Unexpected Son

Author: Simon Mawer
ISBN: 978-1-59051-396-5

Simon  Mawer, the author, instills his characters with such realism that you believe these people really existed. And maybe they did!

Author: Marlen Suyapa Bodden
ISBN: 978-1-4302-5583-4

The Wedding Gift is a powerful tale of bondage, slavery, cruelty and ultimately freedom

Author: Arundhati Roy
ISBN 978-1608460-24-3

Author: Rebecca Barnhouse

ISBN: 978-0-375-85856-7

The Book of the Maidservant is a page turner, highly recommended for those who are used to a cushy life. Rebecca Barnhouse is a beacon of pilgrim knowledge, with all their hypocrisy and their goodness. It is reminiscent of Tracy Chevalier's The Girl with the Pearl Earring

Author: Jonathan Russell
ISBN: 13- 978-1-931807-61-6    ISBN: 1-931807-61-2

Follow me David has to be the oddest, most humorous and flippant bit of English life to come our way

Author: Ginger Rue
ISBN: 978-1-582-46269-1

Ginger Rue’s fast-paced and compulsively readable debut novel, reveals the machinations and manipulations behind the creation of a top-selling brand and gives preteen readers an up-close look at the efforts and resources that go in creating a teen Sensation

Author: Leon de Winter
ISBN: 978 1 59264 265 6

The suspense leaves your heart broken and breathless. This is a book that cannot be put down once started, even though it is so forlorn

Author: Tim Binding
Illustrated by Angela Barrett
ISBN: 978-0-385-75157-5

This magical novel is enhanced by Angela Barrett’s delicate and exquisite pictures


Author: Dan Bartges
ISBN: 978-1-892538-36-9
Publisher: Oaklea Press

Dan Bartges has penned a practical, no-nonsense self-help book about how to paint effectively with color.

Authored and Illustrated by Jennifer Sattler
ISBN: 978-0-375-85708-9
Publisher: Random House Books For Young Readers

Every once in a while a children’s book unequivocably grabs your attention The first time you set your eyes on the book cover, you fall in love with Sylvie. Who is Sylvie? A human being, a cat, a dog? No, she’s a pink flamingo.

Author: Tanita S. Davis
ISBN: 978-0375-85714-0
Publisher: Knoph Books for Young Readers

Mare’s War is Tanita S. Davis’s second YA novel.  It is a tragic-comedy and it will make you laugh and it will make you cry. Her dialogues are so entertaining that you just can't help falling in love with the characters.

Author: Shobhan Bantwal
ISBN: 978-0-7582-3202-1
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation

Accomplished storyteller Shobhan Bantwal immediately grabs your attention and doesn't let go until the last word with her latest romantic novel, The Sari Shop Widow.

Author: Victoria Laurie
ISBN: 978-0-385-73572-8
Publisher:Delacorte Press

Move over Harry Potter, Ian Wigby  has entered the adventure literary young adult scene.

Authors: Christine Ford and Trish Holland
Illustrator: David Diaz
ISBN: 978-0-375-84752-3
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books

Ocean’s Child is one of the best illustrated children’s books I have ever read and reviewed. It should become a classic in your children’s collections.

Author: Kim Ablon Whitney
ISBN 978-0-375-85219-0
Publisher: Alfred Knopf

The Other Half of Life: A Novel Based on the True Story of the MS St. Louis is the Titanic of the Holocaust.

Author:Joanna Harrison
ISBN: 978-0-385-75173-5
Publisher: David Fickling Books

Author:Louise Yates
ISBN: 978-0-375-85698-3

A Small Surprise is a gigantic fun book. First time author Louise Yates has penned and illustrated this delightful story. She always wanted to be a book illustrator. “One of the things she loves most about picture books is the silences, the moments when the text shuts up and the pictures either tell you something that the text hasn’t or something totally different. She likes it most when they disagree.”

Authors: Emily Jenkins and Giselle Potter
ISBN: 978-0-375-83693-9
Publishers:Schwartz & Wade Books

Sugar, a handsome blue-gray cat, is offered a large piece of chocolate cake but won’t eat it. Perhaps he knows that chocolate is toxic for cats!!

Author: Shulamit Lapid
Translated from the Hebrew by Philip Simpson
13 978 1 59264 230 4
Publisher: Toby Press

Thanks to Philip Simpson's excellent translation, I was able to easily read Shulamit Lapid's Valley of Strength, the fascinating saga of Rosh Pina.

Author: Charlotte Greig

Greig's fiction re-creates the high impact that can result from relations between people. And in the vein of traditional British storytellers, she uses vibrant, lush language that draws you into her tale.

Author: Carl Hiaasen
ISBN: 978-0-375-83486-8
Publisher: Knopf For Young Readers

Carl Hiaasen is a number one best selling author in the USA and in particular Florida. He has all the ingredients for mass appeal: a strong, mysterious character driven by her passion for teaching and her love of ecology, a vivid environmental backdrop, romance, humor, and hints of sordid deeds. Hiaasen’s recent novel Scat also boasts elements of good literature: dazzling characterization, strong narrative and believable dialogue that moves the action along. 

Authors: Ashley Marriott and Marc L. Paulsen, MD
ISBN: 978-0-9821047-4-3

The authors’ advice and plan are excellent and should be good to loose a high number of pounds, even if we cannot reach the seductive size 2, we will feel better and lighter.


Author: Gerard J. Musante, Ph.D.

ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-8691-6:

ISBN-10: 0-7432-8691-X

Clinical psychologist and the founder of Structure House in 1977, Gerard J. Musante, Ph.D. has the gift of concise organized prose that hits with great impact. Among the myriads of weight loss volumes, his The Structure House Weight Loss Plan stands in first place.

Author: Lauren McLaughlin

ISBN: 978-0-375-85191-9 

Publisher: Random House Books For Young Readers

Every once in a while – if you are lucky – you come across a fascinating book such as Cycler. You become so engrossed in it that you forget everything else.

Author: Marek Halter

Translated by Michael Bernard

ISBN 13: 978-1-59264-158-1

ISBN 10: 1-59264-158-X

Historical fiction has never been so exciting under the expert penmanship of Marek Halter where believable stories unfold at a quick and exhilarating pace. He takes you right into the action of the Wind of the Khazars from the first page on and does not let you down until the last word.

Author: Howard M. Layton

ISBN 13: 978-0-9676008-5-7

Publishers: Three Spires Publishers

Love and Sand is the exciting memoir of a former flyer for the RAF.  Howard M. Layton  intermingles the stories of his love affairs with his hair raising exploits  as an officer of the RAF in south-Africa and  El Alamein where the Eighth army defeated Rommel.

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