Cindy Matthews

Cindy Matthews

Cindy A. Matthews' articles and essays have appeared in over forty publications. She works as a freelance manuscript evaluator, book reviewer, and copy editor. Her writer's guide, Defeating the Slushpile Monster, was a finalist in the self-help/non-fiction category of the 2009 EPIC awards and is now available in print and in Kindle formats. More information about her editorial services and non-fiction works can be found at her web site/blog www.cindyamatthews.com Writing as Cynthianna, Cindy has published contemporary and fantasy romantic-comedies. Cindy also writes sf/paranormal erotic-romance as Celine Chatillon. See her work on Amazon.com.
Review: Life in Every Breath by Fatima Bremmer

Review: Life in Every Breath by Fatima Bremmer

Life in Every Breath:, Fatima Bremmer, Amazon Crossing. – Ester Blenda Nordström was born in 1891 in Stockholm, Sweden. The little girl was quick, smart, and mischievous. Her family despaired of ever taming her. 

Review: The Edge of Summer by Viola Shipman

Review: The Edge of Summer by Viola Shipman

Review: The Edge of Summer by Viola Shipman, Graydon House – Sutton Douglas became a successful fashion designer for a major clothing house, but deep inside her impoverished upbringing in the Ozarks never went away.

Review:  Kingston edited by Viet Thahn Nguyen

Review: Kingston edited by Viet Thahn Nguyen

Review: Kingston, edited by Viet Thahn Nguyen, The Library of Congress – The Bicentenary year of 1976 marked Maxine Hong Kingston’s arrival on the American literary scene with the publication of her work The Woman Warrior, winner of the National Book Critics Circle award.

Review: Kismet by Amina Akhtar

Review: Kismet by Amina Akhtar

Review: Kismet, Amina Akhtar, Thomas & Mercer – New Yorker Ronnie Khan suffered years of constant physical and mental abuse from her Aunt Shameem. Orphaned at an early age, Ronnie became a slave to the woman …

Review: West Side Love Story by Priscillla Olveras

Review: West Side Love Story by Priscillla Olveras

Review: West Side Love Story, Priscilla Oliveras, Montlake – Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet takes on a happier, contemporary Southwestern twist in Priscilla Oliveras’ West Side Love Story. Two rival families–the Capuletas and the Monteros–have feuded for almost a generation.