“Dance Across the USA” by Jonathan Givens

DANCE ACROSS THE USA Jonathan Givens EPS Pub (2017) ISBN 9780692953709 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (3/18) “Dance Across the USA” is an amazing coffee table size book that is filled with breathtaking photographs displayed in a simple graphic format. All 50 states are represented in this photographic compilation of dance meets environment. The book … More “Dance Across the USA” by Jonathan Givens

Nine Women Revealed: Intimate Revelations of Nine Real Women in Images and Words by Gary D. Melton

Nine Women Revealed: Intimate Revelations of Nine Real Women in Images and Words Gary D. Melton Goofy Rooster Publishing (2010) ISBN 9780984394043 Reviewed by Marty Shaw for Reader Views (06/10)   “Nine Women Revealed” is an example of a great idea that was sacrificed for a good, and possibly easier, idea. Mr. Melton’s original vision … More Nine Women Revealed: Intimate Revelations of Nine Real Women in Images and Words by Gary D. Melton

Mardi Gras Parade of Posters by Andrea Mistretta

Mardi Gras Parade of Posters Andrea Mistretta Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589807785 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (02/10)   I’ve never experienced such a wonderful collection of colorful, unique, and memorable posters as I have in Andrea Mistretta’s “Mardi Gras Parade of Posters.”   Each poster glistens with precise shades of brilliant, dazzling, and … More Mardi Gras Parade of Posters by Andrea Mistretta

Culinary Ephemera: An Illustrated History by William Woys Weaver

Culinary Ephemera: An Illustrated History William Woys Weaver University of California Press (2010) ISBN 9780520259775 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (10/10)   In the Preface of “Culinary Emphemera” William Woys Weaver says “I have created this book as a literary amuse-bouche.  It offers you morsels of American culinary ephemera that distill the essence … More Culinary Ephemera: An Illustrated History by William Woys Weaver

Crimean Memories: Artefacts of the Crimean War by Will Hutchison, Michael Vice, B.J. Small

Crimean Memories: Artefacts of the Crimean War Will Hutchison, Michael Vice, B.J. Small Schiffer Publishing (2009) ISBN 9780764332289 Reviewed by William Phenn for Reader Views (02/10)   What these men, Hutchison, Vice and Small, have done is amazing. I was in awe from the first high-quality page to the last. “Crimean Memories” is one of … More Crimean Memories: Artefacts of the Crimean War by Will Hutchison, Michael Vice, B.J. Small

Wildflowers of the San Gabriel Mountains (Spiral Bound) by Ann Croissant, PhD & Gerald Croissant, PhD

Wildflowers of the San Gabriel Mountains (Spiral Bound) Ann Croissant, PhD & Gerald Croissant, PhD Stephens Press (2007) ISBN 9781932173765 Reviewed by Tammy Petty Conrad for Reader Views (7/08)   What a lovely book to take on a hike or on a Sunday drive! The San Gabriel Mountains lie within the Los Angeles county area … More Wildflowers of the San Gabriel Mountains (Spiral Bound) by Ann Croissant, PhD & Gerald Croissant, PhD

Water Voices from Around the World by William E. Marks, Editor

Water Voices from Around the World William E. Marks, Editor Water Voices, Inc. (2007) ISBN 9780979304606 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (9/08)   Mesmerizing!  That is my first comment as I flip through the book.  However, that said, this is not a “flip-through” book.  “Water Voices from Around the World” is a coffee-table … More Water Voices from Around the World by William E. Marks, Editor

Memories of Times Past: Stories and Photos Recalling Life in the Early 20th Century by Marta Hiatt, PhD

Memories of Times Past: Stories and Photos Recalling Life in the Early 20th Century Marta Hiatt, PhD Northern Star Press (2008) ISBN 9780962092947 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (11/08)   Waking each morning for my day, life is a busy blur from start to finish.  Get up, get dressed, wake the girls, feed … More Memories of Times Past: Stories and Photos Recalling Life in the Early 20th Century by Marta Hiatt, PhD

Legs Talk: Let Your Legs do the Talking by D.E. Boone

Legs Talk: Let Your Legs do the Talking D.E. Boone Global Force Media (2008) ISBN 9780979745348 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (1/08)   “Legs Talk,” is a quirky, offbeat type of illustrated story that tells the complete tale of a relationship, gone bad.  Photographs of a model’s legs take you through the story … More Legs Talk: Let Your Legs do the Talking by D.E. Boone