“The Creative Advantages of Schizophrenia” by Paul Kiritsis

A work of non-fiction that studies the connection between schizophrenia (and other mental health diagnoses) and creativity. It’s widely held that some people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia display great capacity and drive for creativity, but why? What does science, research, and observation have to say about it? … More “The Creative Advantages of Schizophrenia” by Paul Kiritsis

“Rainstorm of Tomorrow: The Ever-Flowing Banquet of Philosophy” by Renyuan Dong

“Rainstorm of Tomorrow: The Ever-Flowing Banquet of Philosophy,” by Renyuan Dong, puts a new face on philosophy. Stephen Hawking once declared philosophy dead, but all it needed was a modern approach. This author illuminates three ideas: Truth, Ethics, and Aesthetics, in a way that gives tired philosophy a face-lift, by integrating today’s science, psychology, and behavior into the equation. Renyuan Dong covers complex … More “Rainstorm of Tomorrow: The Ever-Flowing Banquet of Philosophy” by Renyuan Dong

The Wizard of Sacramento: Governor Jerry Brown by William Smithers

THE WIZARD OF SACRAMENTO: GOVERNOR JERRY BROWNWilliam SmithersIndependently PublishedASIN: B07DXPX71QReviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (04/2020) California’s Governor Jerry Brown, born in 1938, was raised by a father who was a politician who also served two terms as a governor. His own illustrious career included two separate terms as a governor of California. He … More The Wizard of Sacramento: Governor Jerry Brown by William Smithers

“Islam: Europe Invaded. America Warned.” by Hege Storhaug

ISLAM: EUROPE INVADED. AMERICA WARNED. Hege StorhaugHege Storhaug (2019)ISBN 9788230339596Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (6/19) Author Hege Storhaug is Europe’s leading expert on immigration, integration and Islam in Europe. “Islam: Europe Invaded. America Warned.,” is a detailed and informative read on immigrants from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia as they descend on … More “Islam: Europe Invaded. America Warned.” by Hege Storhaug

“Talking Sense about Politics: How to Overcome Political Polarization in your next Conversation” by Jack Meacham

TALKING SENSE ABOUT POLITICS Jack MeachamQuaerere Press (2017)ISBN 9780999297605Reviewed by Araceli Noriega for Reader Views (3/19) In “Talking Sense about Politics: How to Overcome Political Polarization in your next Conversation” Jack Meacham writes about the current political climate in the U.S. in terms of how Americans are engaged—and disengaged—in that discourse. Mr. Meacham sets out … More “Talking Sense about Politics: How to Overcome Political Polarization in your next Conversation” by Jack Meacham

“Deliverance From Stupidparty Land” by Patrick M. Andendall

DELIVERANCE FROM STUPIDPARTY LAND Patrick M. Andendall Fact Over Fiction Publishing (2018) ISBN 9780996073950 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (1/19) “Deliverance from Stupidparty Land: How to Eradicate the Destructive Forces Destroying American Democracy” is the third book in the Stupidparty series by the author Patrick M. Andendall. The first book is “Stupidparty Math … More “Deliverance From Stupidparty Land” by Patrick M. Andendall

“Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories” by Daina Jurika-Owen

TEN CULTURES, TWENTY LIVES: REFUGEE LIFE STORIES Daina Jurika-Owen Amaya Books (2017) ISBN 9780999398104 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (7/18) “Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories” by Daina Jurika-Owen happens to be one of the most informative inside looks at the resettlement of refugees and the agencies that work to help them. Too many … More “Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories” by Daina Jurika-Owen

“Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives” by Anne Michaud

WHY THEY STAY: SEX SCANDALS, DEALS AND HIDDEN AGENDAS OF NINE POLITICAL WIVES Anne Michaud Ogunquit-NY Press (2017) ISBN 9780997663310 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (11/17) Anne Michaud, acclaimed journalist and author of “Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives,” details a compelling account of couples in the public … More “Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives” by Anne Michaud

“Jacked Up and Unjust” by Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemota

JACKED UP AND UNJUST Katherine Irwin, Karen Umemota University of California Press (2016) ISBN 9780520283039 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views(5/17) If you love to read research or clinical data, “Jacked Up and Unjust” by Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemota is the book for you. It is an academic research book that revolves around troubled teens In … More “Jacked Up and Unjust” by Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemota

“SWIFT Act: Swift Action for Permanent Recovery” by Buck Marshall

SWIFT ACT: SWIFT ACTION FOR PERMANENT RECOVERY Buck Marshall CreateSpace (2016) ISBN 9781530583188 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (2016) Article first published as Book Review: ‘SWIFT Act: Swift Action for Permanent Recovery’ by Buck Marshall on Blogcritics. “SWIFT Act: Swift Action for Permanent Recovery” by Buck Marshall couldn’t have been better timed as … More “SWIFT Act: Swift Action for Permanent Recovery” by Buck Marshall