“Lexicon American Style 2” by Patrick Ragains

LEXICON AMERICAN STYLE 2 Patrick Ragains Outskirts Press (2018) ISBN 9781478701170 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (11/18) “Lexicon American Style 2,” by Patrick Ragains is the second book in a series that covers the American way of communicating. A great deal can be learned about American culture in this text. This information doesn’t … More “Lexicon American Style 2” by Patrick Ragains

“Baby, I’m the Boss of Me: Embracing the Power and Joy of Getting Older” by Ruth Yunker

BABY, I’M THE BOSS OF ME Ruth Yunker Outskirts Press (2018) ISBN 9781478787891 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (11/18) “Baby, I’m the Boss of Me: Embracing the Power and Joy of Getting Older,” by Ruth Yunker is a hilarious compilation of personal essays full of spicy fun and attitude about growing older. Memoiristic … More “Baby, I’m the Boss of Me: Embracing the Power and Joy of Getting Older” by Ruth Yunker

“Will There Be Free Appetizers?” by Don Ake

WILL THERE BE FREE APPETIZERS? Don Ake Wojelay Publishing (2018) ISBN 9780998001838 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (10/18) “Will There Be Free Appetizers?” by Don Ake is an entertaining collection of short essays about a number of everyday subjects.  Ake’s unique perspective and sense of humor put a hearty, original spin on seemingly … More “Will There Be Free Appetizers?” by Don Ake

“Penny: Hands I Passed Through…Things I saw…Stories I Can Tell!” by Peter Davidson

PENNY: HANDS I PASSED THROUGH…THINGS I SAW…STORIES I CAN TELL! Peter Davidson Sweet Memories Publishing (2017) ISBN 9780976271895 Reviewed by Valicia France for Reader Views (10/18) “Penny: Hands I Passed Through…Things I saw…Stories I Can Tell!” by Peter Davidson is about the very special Penny, in its own opinion and that of several of the … More “Penny: Hands I Passed Through…Things I saw…Stories I Can Tell!” by Peter Davidson

“King Donald Khrump: A Khrump to Trump and Dump Them All” by Phil O. Reilly

KING DONALD KHRUMP: A KHRUMP TO TRUMP AND DUMP THEM ALL Phil O. Reilly KKingdom Books (2018) ISBN 9780578200477 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (10/18) Welcome to a parallel universe in the kingdom of Donald Khrump. In this land, everything appears to be similar to ours but kookier. For example, they are ruled … More “King Donald Khrump: A Khrump to Trump and Dump Them All” by Phil O. Reilly

“Insomniac Dreams” by Mark Gaedtke

INSOMNIAC DREAMS Mark Gaedtke Outskirts Press (2018) ISBN 9781478723226 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (10/18) From one insomniac to another, author Mark Gaedtke gives me more creative things to ponder on nights (which are most) I can’t sleep. Just open “Insomniac Dreams” to any page, and you will find the most humorous, clever … More “Insomniac Dreams” by Mark Gaedtke

“101 Things to Do with a Dead Body” by Jason Blake

101 THINGS TO DO WITH A DEAD BODY Jason Blake Laki Press (2018) ISBN 9780997711622 Reviewed by Robert Leon Davis for Reader Views (9/18) The first thing I thought to myself when I picked up “101 Things to Do with a Dead Body” by Jason Blake was, “why would anyone write such a book”? The … More “101 Things to Do with a Dead Body” by Jason Blake

“This is Portland: The City You’ve Heard You Should Like” by Alexandar Barrett & Andrew Dickson

THIS IS PORTLAND: THE CITY YOU’VE HEARD YOU SHOULD LIKE Alexander Barrett & Andrew Dickson Microcosm Publishing  (2018) ISBN 9781621064015 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (6/18) Its title, “This is Portland: The City You’ve Heard You Should Like” definitely made me want to pick this book up and delve into it – especially considering its allure for … More “This is Portland: The City You’ve Heard You Should Like” by Alexandar Barrett & Andrew Dickson

“Marital Advice to my Grandson Joel” by Peter Davidson

MARITAL ADVICE TO MY GRANDSON, JOEL Peter Davidson Sweet Memories Publishing (2018) ISBN 9780692998151 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (5/18) “Marital Advice to my Grandson, Joel” is a humorous, laugh out loud series of tips on marital advice from Peter Davidson, who is a blogger and has survived years of marriage with his wife. As … More “Marital Advice to my Grandson Joel” by Peter Davidson