30 Lessons My Boys Learned from Baseball by Andy Norwood

30 Lessons My Boys Learned from Baseball Andy Norwood Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589807945 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (07/10)   This one of the most entertaining and valuable books I have read on life lessons for anyone of any age. The author has taken the analogy of baseball and applied it … More 30 Lessons My Boys Learned from Baseball by Andy Norwood

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

The Story Behind the Glory: Winning Quotes from Sports Greats on the Game of Life by Bill Cairo

The Story Behind the Glory: Winning Quotes from Sports Greats on the Game of Life Bill Cairo Turano-Zimmerman Publishing (2008) ISBN 9780977760534 Reviewed by Nikki Pringle for Reader Views (6/08)   If you are a sports fan, and even if you aren’t, I’ll bet you’ve  heard the phrases “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over,” “Winning … More The Story Behind the Glory: Winning Quotes from Sports Greats on the Game of Life by Bill Cairo

The Legend of Mickey Tussler by Frank Nappi

The Legend of Mickey Tussler Frank Nappi St. Martin’s Press (2008) ISBN 9780312381097 Reviewed by Rachael Stein (age 15) for Reader Views (7/08)   Arthur Murphy is the coach and scout for the minor league Milwaukee Brewers. He used to be a baseball star before a collision with another player injured him and ruined his … More The Legend of Mickey Tussler by Frank Nappi

Ireland’s Professional Amateurs: A Sports Season at Its Purest by Andy Mendlowitz

Ireland’s Professional Amateurs: A Sports Season at Its Purest  Andy Mendlowitz iUniverse (2007) ISBN 9780595456840 Reviewed by Richard Blake for Reader Views (2/08)   To get background information and interviews for his “Ireland’s Professional Amateurs,”   award-winning journalist, Andy Mendlowitz toured Ireland for eight months to observe and record the story of a sport season at … More Ireland’s Professional Amateurs: A Sports Season at Its Purest by Andy Mendlowitz

Dream Cruises: The Insider’s Guide to Private Yacht Charter Vacations by Kim Kavin

Dream Cruises: The Insider’s Guide to Private Yacht Charter Vacations Kim Kavin iUniverse (2008) ISBN 9781583489840 Reviewed by Olivera Baumgartner-Jackson for Reader Views (6/08)   If you’ve ever cruised on one of the megaships, I bet you’ve occasionally caught a glimpse of a sleeker, much smaller ship that crossed your path somewhere, but you’ve never … More Dream Cruises: The Insider’s Guide to Private Yacht Charter Vacations by Kim Kavin

Distant Peaks: A Journey through Cultures & Conquests by Peter Len

Distant Peaks: A Journey through Cultures & ConquestsPeter LenMillennial Mind Publishing (2008)ISBN 9781589824607Reviewed by Deb Shunamon for Reader Views (4/08)   A young Peter Len was looking for a way to challenge his own physical and mental limits, and he found it on his first major mountain climb with his father and family friend. “DistantPeaks: … More Distant Peaks: A Journey through Cultures & Conquests by Peter Len

Brett Favre: A Packer Fan’s Tribute (Third Edition, The Final Season) by Tom Kertscher

Brett Favre: A Packer Fan’s Tribute (Third Edition, The Final Season) Tom Kertscher Cumberland House (2008) ISBN 9781581826838 Reviewed by Lori Plach for Reader Views (10/08)   March 6, 2008 is a day Packers fans dreaded. It would be so hard to say goodbye to a man who led their team to the Super Bowl and will … More Brett Favre: A Packer Fan’s Tribute (Third Edition, The Final Season) by Tom Kertscher