“The Art of Looking at Art” by Gene Wisniewski

Did you ever wander around an art gallery completely lost in the paintings? This book will tell you the why of art, why art affects us the way it does, how it came to be and who paints using which style. All of these elements play out in “The Art of Looking at Art” by Gene Wisniewski. … More “The Art of Looking at Art” by Gene Wisniewski

“Presence, the Play” by William E. Jefferson

In “Presence, the Play,” William Jefferson has crafted an allegorical tale of America today. He begins his story at the Theatre Portesque where Script, the playwright, is awaiting the performance of his play, Presence. Before the performance gets underway, Script faints and suffers a head injury. After Script is taken to the hospital, his friends from Estillyen’s Order of Message Makers begin watching over him. While Script is comatose, he embarks on a journey to save the Isle of Estillyen from Satan’s wrath. … More “Presence, the Play” by William E. Jefferson

“Juggalo Country: Inside the World of Insane Clown Posse and America’s Weirdest Music Scene” by Craven Rock

JUGGALO COUNTRY: INSIDE THE WORLD OF INSANE CLOWN POSSE AND AMERICA’S WEIRDEST MUSIC SCENECraven RockMicrocosm Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781621063186Reviewed by Rachel Dehning for Reader Views (8/19) “Juggalo Country: Inside the World of Insane Clown Posse and America’s Weirdest Music Scene” is written by Craven Rock. Rock, an investigative journalist, sets out to learn more about the … More “Juggalo Country: Inside the World of Insane Clown Posse and America’s Weirdest Music Scene” by Craven Rock

“The Risk Theatre Model of Tragedy” by Edwin Wong

THE RISK THEATRE MODEL OF TRAGEDY Edwin WongFriesen Press (2019)ISBN 9781525537561 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (06/19) In “The Risk Theatre Model of Tragedy,” author Edwin Wong brings tragedy into the 21st century.  Tragedy imitates reality. Yet in our modern times, tragedy no longer has the same impact that it used to have. … More “The Risk Theatre Model of Tragedy” by Edwin Wong

“Romantic Illusions” Book Two – An Affair with Beauty: The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy by James Philip Head

ROMANTIC ILLUSIONS BOOK TWO – AN AFFAIR WITH BEAUTY: THE MYSTIQUE OF HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY James Philip Head North Loop Books (2019) ISBN 9781545635278 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (2/19) “Romantic Illusions” is the second book in the An Affair with Beauty trilogy by James Philip Head. An exquisite celebration honoring the life … More “Romantic Illusions” Book Two – An Affair with Beauty: The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy by James Philip Head

“From Behind: A Peculiar Perspective of People and Places,” by David Jerome

FROM BEHIND: A PECULIAR PERSPECTIVE OF PEOPLE AND PLACES David Jerome Smack Books (2018) ISBN 9780981545936 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (1/19) “From Behind: A Peculiar Perspective of People and Places,” by David Jerome is definitely one of the most unique story-telling perspectives I have ever encountered. The author, a writer and photographer, … More “From Behind: A Peculiar Perspective of People and Places,” by David Jerome

“Henry & Glenn Adult Activity & Coloring Book” by Tom Neely

HENRY & GLENN ADULT ACTIVITY & COLORING BOOK Tom Neely Microcosm Publishing (2017) ISBN 9781621069386 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (05/18) “Henry & Glenn Adult Activity & Coloring Book” by Tom Neely is as described – an activity book purely for adults. While I wouldn’t call the material x-rated, it is still best for adults, … More “Henry & Glenn Adult Activity & Coloring Book” by Tom Neely