Against All Odds by Carol Basile

AGAINST ALL ODDSCarol Basile, Ph.D.Dragon Gate Media (2019)ISBN 978173243594Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (02/2020) “Against All Odds,” was written by Carol Basile, Ph.D., a woman who raised a child with autism, becoming an educator and school psychologist along the way. In this incredible book, Basile applies both her professional and personal experience to... Continue Reading →

“Goodbye Homeboy” by Steve Mariotti and Debra Devi

GOODBYE HOMEBOYSteve Mariotti and Debra DeviBenBella Books (2019)ISBN 9781948836005Reviewed by Araceli Noriega for Reader Views (11/19) “Goodbye Homeboy: How My Students Drove Me Crazy and Inspired a Movement,” author Steve Mariotti’s memoir, tells the story of a teacher’s early experiences working with some of the most mistreated students living in the inner city in the... Continue Reading →

“We Can Do It: A Community Takes on the Challenge of School Desegregation” by Michael Gengler

WE CAN DO IT Michael T. GenglerRosetta Books (2018)ISBN 9781948122146Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (6/19) “We Can Do It: A Community Takes on the Challenge of School Desegregation” by Michael Gengler provides readers with an in-depth, well-researched account of how Alachua County, Florida faced the challenge of desegregation of their schools with openness... Continue Reading →

“Anxiety- The Inside Story: How Biological Psychiatry Got It Wrong” by Niall McLaren

ANXIETY - THE INSIDE STORY: HOW BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY GOT IT WRONG Niall McLarenFuture Psychiatry Press (2018)ISBN 9781615994106Reviewed by Marjorine Castillo for Reader Views (3/19) “Anxiety- The Inside Story: How Biological Psychiatry Got It Wrong” by Niall McLaren is insightful, clear, and interesting to read, and was written for a wide audience, even if you do... Continue Reading →

“Forty Gavels: The Life of Reuben Soderstrom and the Illinois AFL-CIO”

FORTY GAVELS: THE LIFE OF REUBEN SODERSTROM AND THE ILLINOIS AFL-CIO - VOLUMES I, II AND III Carl W. Soderstrom MD, Robert W. Soderstrom, Chris M. Stevens, Andrew W. Burt CWS Publishing (2018) ISBN 9780998257532 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (02/19) “Forty Gavels: The Life of Reuben Soderstrom and the Illinois AFL-CIO -... Continue Reading →

“The Awakening” by David Winston

THE AWAKENING David Winston Tellwell Talent (2018) ISBN 9780228804741 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (02/19) In “The Awakening,” the author David Winston writes from his perspective as being the reincarnation of Jesus Christ. He makes it very clear that his book is written for adults only because some of the information presented might... Continue Reading →

“Deliverance From Stupidparty Land” by Patrick M. Andendall

DELIVERANCE FROM STUPIDPARTY LAND Patrick M. Andendall Fact Over Fiction Publishing (2018) ISBN 9780996073950 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (1/19) “Deliverance from Stupidparty Land: How to Eradicate the Destructive Forces Destroying American Democracy” is the third book in the Stupidparty series by the author Patrick M. Andendall. The first book is “Stupidparty Math... Continue Reading →

“Big Brother in the Exam Room” by Twila Brase

BIG BROTHER IN THE EXAM ROOM Twila Brase, RN, PHN Beaver’s Pond Press (2018) ISBN 9781592987061 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (11/18) I remember when a friend expressed concern that I did a 23andme test. She felt I would be giving the government access to my personal health information. I told her that... Continue Reading →

“College Beyond the States: European Schools That Will Change Your Life Without Breaking the Bank,” by Jennifer Viemont

COLLEGE BEYOND THE STATES Jennifer Viemont Global Ed Press (2018) ISBN 9781732225909 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (9/18) As an academic advisor at a California community college, I wanted to read “College Beyond the States: European Schools That Will Change Your Life Without Breaking the Bank,” by Jennifer Viemont so that I would... Continue Reading →

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