The Queen’s Companion by Maggi A. Petton

The Queen’s Companion Maggi A. Petton Booklocker (2011) ISBN 9781609106461 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (5/11)   The story begins in 1554 during the time of the Inquisition.  Queen Catherine of Montalcino finds herself becoming distressed over the Church’s abuse of power.  People of her realm, whom she considers under her protection, are … More The Queen’s Companion by Maggi A. Petton

The Gay Mormon Quilter’s Club by Johnny Townsend

The Gay Mormon Quilter’s Club Johnny Townsend Booklocker Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781609102531 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (8/11)   “The Gay Mormon Quilter’s Club” is about trying to be who you are when society and religion present conflicting views.  The most interesting part for me was someone being both a Mormon and … More The Gay Mormon Quilter’s Club by Johnny Townsend

Promised Valley Rebellion by Ron Fritsch

Promised Valley Rebellion Ron Fritsch Asymmetric Worlds (2010) ISBN 9780578057781 Reviewed by Marty Shaw for Reader Views (4/11)   At its heart, “Promised Valley Rebellion” is a story about misunderstandings, and how a society can base its whole philosophy on what is perceived to be correct. The people of the promised valley are living their … More Promised Valley Rebellion by Ron Fritsch

Older Man/Younger Man: A Love Story by Joseph Dispenza

Older Man/Younger Man: A Love Story Joseph Dispenza CreateSpace (2011) ISBN 9781460956984 Reviewed by William Phenn for Reader Views (11/11)   I would just like to say that Joseph Dispenza presents his gay life in an extraordinary and interesting fashion. From his days in the Monastery, to years later; he covers a facet of his … More Older Man/Younger Man: A Love Story by Joseph Dispenza

Nickels: A Tale of Dissociation by Christine Stark

Nickels: A Tale of Dissociation Christine Stark Modern History Press (2011) ISBN 9781615990504 Reviewed by Joseph Yurt for Reader Views (9/11)   Mental Health America defines dissociation as a mental process that causes a lack of connection in a person’s thoughts, memory and sense of identity. Driving on a familiar road and abruptly realizing that … More Nickels: A Tale of Dissociation by Christine Stark

A Time Before Us: A Novel by Michael Holloway Perronne

A Time Before Us: A Novel Michael Holloway Perronne Chances Press (2011) ISBN 9780981718651 Read by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (4/11)   “A Time Before Us” is a third novel in a series written by Michael Perronne.  Having really enjoyed the first two books in the series, which were “A Time Before Me” and … More A Time Before Us: A Novel by Michael Holloway Perronne