Black Spoons and Brimstone


Fiction - Tall Tale
210 Pages
Reviewed on 06/19/2012
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (Goodreads, B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

Author Biography

Kevin White, MD, PhD is the author of five published and two soon-to-be published books, and has won 3 international book awards for his writing. His books span numerous genres, from non-fiction through children and young adult fiction. A master at creating unforgettable characters who grow as their story unfolds, his stories are poignant, thought-provoking, easy-to-read, and hard to put down. He is one of fifty international authors voted to be in the 3rd annual edition of THE AUTHORS SHOW’s “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading".

    Book Review

Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite

Julian had a major problem; he was dead. He remembered seeing the gun pointed at him, and he remembered the sound, the pain and the blood. When he woke up he wasn’t sure where he was but it sure wasn’t heaven. Besides, he had never believed in God, heaven or any of that stuff. Wherever he was, it was cold and he was alone and thirsty. He headed toward the mountain. He found some odd items in his pockets: a key, a paper clip, a stamp, a magnet, and a coin. Every time he fell asleep he would wake up in a different place until he crawled into a cave where he found a fire and three people. One was a girl named Jennifer. Julian kept asking himself what was going on. Now he knew his purpose. Julian is sent on a mission to prevent a girl from becoming an addict. In the process of his mission he must face his actions and the pain he has inflicted on others. Julian had no beliefs; at least he didn’t think he believed in anything. His experience brings about significant changes in him.

"Black Spoons and Brimstone" by Kevin White offers readers a tale with a unique plot and it is told in a unique way. Julian is the main character and the narrator. The story itself is deep and multidimensional and will leave the reader pondering the meaning of the tale even long after they close the book. In Julian, White has created a realistic character that grows in front of the reader. The ending of this tale took me by surprise. Mr. White, I look forward to reading more of your books.