“Deciding on Joy!” by Stephanie D. Barnes

DECIDING ON JOY! MY JOURNEY FROM BREAKUP TO BREAKTHROUGH IN 30 DAYS Stephanie D. Barnes, PhD The Fruition Group, LLC (2018) ISBN 9780985351991 Reviewed by Araceli Noriega for Reader Views (2/19) Dr. Stephanie D. Barnes’ self-help book, “Deciding on Joy! My journey from Breakup to Breakthrough in 30 Days,” proposes to guide women through the … More “Deciding on Joy!” by Stephanie D. Barnes

“Blossoming Hope” by Tonya D. Armstrong

BLOSSOMING HOPE: THE BLACK CHRISTIAN WOMAN’S GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS Tonya D. Armstrong, Ph.D., M.T.S. Overflowing Hope Media (2018) ISBN 9780999389416 Reviewed by Valicia France for Reader Views (2/19) Let me just start by saying I absolutely enjoyed reading “Blossoming Hope” by Tonya D. Armstrong. As a woman who identifies as a Christian, … More “Blossoming Hope” by Tonya D. Armstrong

“Writing for Bliss: A Companion Journal” by Diana Raab

WRITING FOR BLISS: A COMPANION JOURNAL Diana Raab Loving Healing Press (2019) ISBN 9781615994274 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (2/19) “Writing for Bliss: A Companion Journal” by Diana Raab is the perfect complement to her book, “Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life.” Having read the … More “Writing for Bliss: A Companion Journal” by Diana Raab

“37 Lessons on How to Gain from Loss” by Huma Zuellah Ahmed

37 LESSONS ON HOW TO GAIN FROM LOSS Huma Zuellah Ahmed Huma Zuellah Ahmed (2019) ISBN 9789990150452 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (8/18) “37 Lessons on How to Gain from Loss” by Huma Zuellah Ahmed is a book about personal transformation.  It is also the author’s journey from trial and loss to living … More “37 Lessons on How to Gain from Loss” by Huma Zuellah Ahmed

Fearless Thinking, Stress-Free Living” by Purandar A. Amin

FEARLESS THINKING, STRESS-FREE LIVING Purandar A. Amin Sapient Advisors, Inc. ISBN 9780999181416 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (11/18) In “Fearless Thinking, Stress-Free Living,” author Purandar A. Amin has written a wonderful guide for freeing our minds from stress so that can live our lives in peace. He discusses the relationship between the mind … More Fearless Thinking, Stress-Free Living” by Purandar A. Amin

“Remedy: How I Cured the Incurable” by Matthew J. Murphy

REMEDY: HOW I CURED THE INCURABLE Matthew J. Murphy Xulon Press (2017) ISBN 9781545606285 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (8/18) In 2015, Army veteran Matthew Murphy was diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), and doctors told him it was incurable. The only option was surgery or remain on medications for the rest of his life. … More “Remedy: How I Cured the Incurable” by Matthew J. Murphy

“The Word Search Sage: Yoga for the Brain” by Cristina Smith, Rick Smith, and Ingrid Coffin

THE WORD SEARCH SAGE: YOGA FOR THE BRAIN Cristina Smith, Rick Smith & Ingrid Coffin Sudoku Wisdom (2017) ISBN 9781973722502 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (1/18) With “The Word Search Sage: Yoga for the Brain,” lifelong puzzle solvers, Cristina and Rick Smith bring us the third installment in their Sudoku Wisdom Series. This … More “The Word Search Sage: Yoga for the Brain” by Cristina Smith, Rick Smith, and Ingrid Coffin

“Hug Everyone You Know” by Antoinette Truglio Martin

HUG EVERYONE YOU KNOW Antoinette Truglio Martin She Writes Press (2017) ISBN 9781631522628 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (12/17) From the beginning, this memoir tempted me with its title and its organization. I could not wait to read the personal email correspondences and peek into the life of author Antoinette Truglio Martin, a woman who … More “Hug Everyone You Know” by Antoinette Truglio Martin

“Be Your Own Brand of Sexy” by Susan L. Edelman, MD

BE YOUR OWN BRAND OF SEXY Susan L. Edelman, MD Options Press (2015) ISBN 9781942343226 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (06/17) How do you feel about a man being late for a date? How about when he wants to take things too fast? Do you give in because you are afraid he will get it … More “Be Your Own Brand of Sexy” by Susan L. Edelman, MD

“American Stew” by Stephen James

AMERICAN STEW Stephen James Author House (2015) ISBN 9781504929141 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (7/17) “American Stew” by Stephen James is a thought provoking book that addresses the mentality of America that is toxic, destructive, and causing anxiety and unhappiness to all citizens. Events such as 9/11 and numerous wars, racism, and the race for … More “American Stew” by Stephen James