“Kuwaiti Seeker” by Jim Carroll

KUWAITI SEEKER Jim Carroll Crosslink Publishing (2018) ISBN 9781633571266 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (7/18) Through his extensive knowledge of living in the Middle East, author Jim Carroll provides an intriguing journey of Yacoub, a young Kuwaiti, as he pursues truth in “Kuwaiti Seeker.”  Yacoub confronts the Sunni hadiths, the words and deeds of the … More “Kuwaiti Seeker” by Jim Carroll

“The Wise Man Said” by Priya Kumar

THE WISE MAN SAID Priya Kumar Books That Inspire (2017) ISBN 9788193391204 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (09/17) In “The Wise Man Said” by Priya Kumar, readers meet Naina, an author under tremendous pressure from her publisher because she hasn’t followed through with what she promised. Giving him yet another false hope that she has … More “The Wise Man Said” by Priya Kumar

“Road Trip Home – A Baha’i Vision of Hope” by Steven E. Ellis

ROAD TRIP HOME Steven E. Ellis First Edition Design Publishing (2016) ISBN 9781506903262 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (06/17) “Road Trip Home – A Baha’i Vision of Hope” by Steven E. Ellis is an inspiring and enlightening story about hope in the search for true purpose and the meaning of life. Tired of … More “Road Trip Home – A Baha’i Vision of Hope” by Steven E. Ellis

“Seeking Father Khaliq” by William Peace

SEEKING FATHER KHALIQ William Peace Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency, LLC (2016) ISBN 9781681818009 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (11/16) Article first published as Book Review: ‘Seeking Father Kahliq’ by William Peace on Blogcritics. In “Seeking Father Khaliq” by William Peace, widowed Philosophy Professor, Kareem al-Busiri, goes through the motions of life, … More “Seeking Father Khaliq” by William Peace

“Breaking the Silence” by Diamante Lavendar

BREAKING THE SILENCE Diamante Lavendar CreateSpace (2014) ISBN 9781502381255 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (10/16) “Breaking the Silence” by Diamante Lavendar is a story about abuse – physical, emotional and sexual, that started when Joan Eastman was 2 years-old. This continued abuse had a negative impact on the rest of her life. How … More “Breaking the Silence” by Diamante Lavendar

“These Thy Gifts” by Vincent Panettiere

THESE THY GIFTS Vincent Panettiere Create Space (2016) ISBN 9781503199880 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (10/2016) Article first published as Book Review: ‘These Thy Gifts’ by Vincent Panettiere on Blogcritics. Being familiar with the author’s work, I quickly jumped at the opportunity to review “These Thy Gifts” by Vincent Panettiere. The story follows … More “These Thy Gifts” by Vincent Panettiere

Where Treetops Glisten by Tricia Goyer, Cara Putman and Sarah Sundin

WHERE TREETOPS GLISTEN Tricia Goyer, Cara Putman, and Sarah Sundin WaterBrook Press (2014) ISBN 9781601426482 Reviewed by Tammy Petty Conrad for Reader Views (12/14) “Where Treetops Glisten” by Tricia Goyer, Cara Putman, and Sara Sundin, entwines three delightful novellas, each titled after a familiar Christmas carol. What makes these stories enchanting is that they all … More Where Treetops Glisten by Tricia Goyer, Cara Putman and Sarah Sundin

The Island: Never Will I Leave You by Roberta Kennedy

THE ISLAND: NEVER WILL I LEAVE YOU Roberta Kennedy Outskirts Press (2013) ISBN: 9781478711971 Reviewed by Sheri Bebee for Reader Views (01/14) “The Island: Never Will I Leave You” by Roberta Kennedy is a love story.  32 year-old Joanna Kelliher, a missionary teacher on an island off the Indian Ocean, is a single mother of … More The Island: Never Will I Leave You by Roberta Kennedy