“Birdsong: A Musical Field Guide” by Alexander Liebermann

Alexander Liebermann’s “Birdsong: A Musical Field Guide” is a fascinating read because it is universal – it appeals to readers of all interests. When one sits back, clears the mind, and truly focuses on the rich and pure melody heard right outside your home from animals that are thought of as simple, it is mindboggling. … More “Birdsong: A Musical Field Guide” by Alexander Liebermann

“101 Tips to Lighten Your Burden” by Jennifer Bonn

In “101 Tips To Lighten Your Burden,” Jennifer Bonn enlightens her readers with plenty of tips, 101 to be exact, in helping us try to deal with the obstacles we are facing and burdens we may be carrying on our shoulders throughout our life journey. She sets out to help her readers discover new coping techniques to help make their difficulties more manageable. In supplying these tips, she also has reassured us that we are not alone in our journey. Just to know that others may be going through similar situations is comforting. … More “101 Tips to Lighten Your Burden” by Jennifer Bonn

“Still on Fire: Field Notes from a Queer Mystic” by Jan Phillips

“Still on Fire: Field Notes from a Queer Mystic,” Jan Phillips, is a powerful and moving account of how one woman came to terms with her sexuality. The Catholic church rejected her at age 18 because she was a lesbian, and this set her on a course to define and accept who she was. … More “Still on Fire: Field Notes from a Queer Mystic” by Jan Phillips

“Above the Din” by Labar Laskie

“Above the Din” spans fifteen years of the author’s journey to overcome Hepatitis C. Laskie shares her whole path of trials and tribulations with readers so that we can see how every aspect of her life factored into how she managed to deal with this virus. While it took her a while to find a great specialist, she managed to do so through her own research and implementing alternative therapies to assist with her healing. … More “Above the Din” by Labar Laskie

“Isn’t It Kind of Funny That…” by Jerry Schaefer

The best way to describe this small book is that you stumble across various questions asked by the author; then, you’re presented with short chapters to offer information, answers, and a way to laugh while learning that even if life isn’t perfect, that doesn’t mean you cannot try for perfection. After all, it would be nice to live in paradise…wouldn’t it? Why settle for less? … More “Isn’t It Kind of Funny That…” by Jerry Schaefer

“What Is Human Factor: The Key To A Joyful Life” by Vipin Gupta

“What is Human Factor? The Key to A Joyful Life” by Vipin Gupta is Book 8 of his 12 book series. I have read most of his previous books and found this one by far the most difficult one to read, but I believe it must be so far the most difficult to write as well, because we all have preconceptions of our own masculinity and femininity. … More “What Is Human Factor: The Key To A Joyful Life” by Vipin Gupta

“Stretching Your Way to a Pain-Free Life” by Aaron Taylor

…as I sit here now—foot up on a pillow, looking at the bruises that came from breaking three bones—and feeling beyond annoyed that no machine, cane, crutch, or anything else helps me simply walk to the next room; I saw this title, opened the cover, eyed the easy-to follow pictures, and NOW I can’t wait until this foot is better so I can throw myself into all of these stretches instead of just the ones for the body’s upper half. … More “Stretching Your Way to a Pain-Free Life” by Aaron Taylor

“The Song Endures” by Amy R. Saltz

In “The Song Endures: Drumming with a Different Beat,” Amy Saltz reaches out to lost souls who are becoming despondent from having to deal with the isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Health compromised individuals such as herself cannot rejoin our reopening society in person at this time because the new variants are causing viruses to break through the protection from the vaccines. … More “The Song Endures” by Amy R. Saltz