“Independent Judgment and Introspection: Fundamental Requirements of the Free Society” by Jerry Kirkpatrick

INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT AND INTROSPECTION: FUNDAMENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE FREE SOCIETY Jerry KirkpatrickKirkpatrick Books (2019) ISBN 9780978780357Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (09/19) “Independent Judgment and Introspection: Fundamental Requirements of the Free Society,” by author Jerry Kirkpatrick is a read that will have you re-thinking your past thoughts on independent judgment, how it impacts you … More “Independent Judgment and Introspection: Fundamental Requirements of the Free Society” by Jerry Kirkpatrick

“Low on Gas High on Sky: Nick Mamer’s 1929 Venture” by J.B. Rivard

LOW ON GAS – HIGH ON SKY: NICK MAMER’S 1929 VENTUREJ.B. RivardJ.B. Rivard (2019)ISBN 9780996836340Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (9/19) Readers are in for a treat from J.B. Rivard with his latest book, “Low on Gas – High on Sky: Nick Mamer’s 1929 Venture,” an impeccable historical accounting of the first non-stop, transcontinental, … More “Low on Gas High on Sky: Nick Mamer’s 1929 Venture” by J.B. Rivard

“Murder In The Delta” by Michael Joseph Miller

MURDER IN THE DELTA: THE EMMETT TILL STORY Michael Joseph MillerMJM Publishing, LLC (2016)ISBN 9780578172880Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (6/19) “Murder In The Delta” by Michael Joseph Miller is the one of the most well researched, well-written accounts I have read of the torture and murder of a young black man Emmett Till. … More “Murder In The Delta” by Michael Joseph Miller

“Finding St. Lo: A Memoir of War and Family” by Ted Neill

FINDING ST. LO: A MEMOIR OF WAR AND FAMILY Ted NeillIndependently Published (2019)ISBN 9781730959738Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (6/19) “Finding St. Lo” by Ted Neill is a touching, soul-wrenching memoir about unsung heroes of the Second World War. With the first-hand accounts of Gordon Edward Cross, (medic) and Robert Lewis Fowler (sergeant) and … More “Finding St. Lo: A Memoir of War and Family” by Ted Neill

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

“Thrown Upon The World” by George Kolber and Charles Kolber

THROWN UPON THE WORLDGeorge Kolber and Charles KolberArchway Publishing (2018)ISBN 9781480862623Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (5/19) “Thrown Upon The World” by George Kolber and Charles Kolber provides readers with an amazing inside look at the Holocaust and how it impacted Jewish refugees who fled Europe for safety in Shanghai. I found the book … More “Thrown Upon The World” by George Kolber and Charles Kolber

“What’s Going On? How Can We Help?” by Freequill

WHAT’S GOING ON? HOW CAN WE HELP? FreequillIlluminate Press (2018)ISBN 9781775252801Reviewed by Araceli Noriega for Reader Views (4/19) In “What’s Going On? How Can We Help? The Consequences of Capitalism and Actionable Steps Towards a Healthy and Sustainable Future,” Freequill (the author’s nom de plume), proposes that the United States of America is currently experiencing … More “What’s Going On? How Can We Help?” by Freequill

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

“Notes from the Trenches” by Gary H. Foster

NOTES FROM THE TRENCHES Gary H. Foster Outskirts Press (2018) ISBN 9781478792741 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (02/19) In 1917, author Gary Foster’s grandfather, Leo Foster, enlisted in the Wisconsin National Guard. He was assigned to be a bugler in Company M of the Old Wisconsin 3rd Regiment. In 2010, the author was … More “Notes from the Trenches” by Gary H. Foster

“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