“Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy” edited by Nicole Seitz and Jonathan Haupt

OUR PRINCE OF SCRIBESEdited by Nicole Seitz and Jonathan HauptUniversity of Georgia Press (2019)ISBN 9780820356853Reviewed by Christine Watson for Reader Views (11/19) “Our Prince of Scribes,” is a compilation of stories about the incredible writer, Pat Conroy written by his fellow writers and friends. The stories span the life of Pat Conroy, revealing a unique... Continue Reading →

“UnF#ck Your Intimacy” by Faith G. Harper, PhD

UNF#CK YOUR INTIMACYFaith G. Harper, PhDMicrocosm Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781621067627Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (10/19) In “UnF#ck Your Intimacy,” Dr. Faith Harper has created a great resource for people who want to improve intimacy in their relationships. Recognizing that trauma tends to show up in intimate relationships, she applies her knowledge and experience as... Continue Reading →

“Love is the Law” by Marieta Oslanec

LOVE IS THE LAWMarieta OslanecLITL Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781733305419Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (10/19) “Love is the Law: 21 Universal Laws to Activate Your Inner Genius and Uplift Humanity” by Marieta Oslanec is the consummate book about self-love and creating your best life. Inspired by her own journey, the author guides readers through a... Continue Reading →

“This Is San Francisco: The Ups, Downs, Ins, and Outs of the City by the Bay” by Alexander Barrett

THIS IS SAN FRANCISCO: THE UPS, DOWNS, INS, AND OUTS OF THE CITY BY THE BAYAlexander BarrettMicrocosm Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781621068129Reviewed by Robert Leon Davis for Reader Views (10/19) “This is San Francisco,” authored by Alexander Barrett, explores the city of San Francisco. As stated in the subtitle, the book speaks of the ups, downs, ins,... Continue Reading →

“Brain Candy” by Dierdre Allen Timmons

BRAIN CANDYDeirdre Allen TimmonsLemonhead Press (2019)ISBN 9780991105052Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (9/19) “Brain Candy” by Deirdre Allen Timmons is an incredible memoir of her journey with brain cancer, stage 4. Her honesty and humor, and the support from family and friends is what helps her deal with all the craziness, tests, alternate treatments,... Continue Reading →

“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,... Continue Reading →

“Resurrection Lily” by Amy Byer Shainman

RESURRECTION LILYAmy Byer ShainmanArchway Publishing (2018)ISBN 9781480867062 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (9/19) When Amy Byer Shainman learned that she carries the BRCA 1 gene mutation, which puts her at risk for breast and other deadly cancers, she chose to be proactive about reducing her risks. She made a difficult but educated decision... Continue Reading →

“Breast Cancer Meets Mindfulness: Surrendering to Life” by Cheryl Wilfong

BREAST CANCER MEETS MINDFULNESS: SURRENDERING TO LIFECheryl WilfongHeart Path Press, LLC (2019)ISBN 9780997272963Reviewed by Rachel Dehning for Reader Views (9/19) “Breast Cancer Meets Mindfulness: Surrendering to Life” by Cheryl Wilfong is her story of discovering, treating, and overcoming breast cancer while in her late sixties. Since she was introduced to the art of meditation at... Continue Reading →

“Suspended Sentence” by Janice Morgan

SUSPENDED SENTENCEJanice MorganShe Writes Press (2019)ISBN: 9781631526442Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (9/19) Janice Morgan, a college professor and single mother of Dylan, provides readers with an intimate look at having a child with bipolar disorder, substance abuse problems, and legal issues in her memoir “Suspended Sentence.” In June 2011, 23-year-old Dylan is arrested... Continue Reading →

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