“Choice and Structure for Children with Autism” by Colette McNeil

The perfect little book to help parents of autistic children manage the often-difficult time of quarantine. The author gives valuable insight and advice on how to handle the ups and downs of parenting during quarantine’s restrictions. … More “Choice and Structure for Children with Autism” by Colette McNeil

“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

“#Snapshot” by Hannah Harris and Marcus Harris

#SNAPSHOTHannah Harris and Marcus HarrisCreateSpace (2018)ISBN 9781984331434Reviewed by Marjorine Castillo for Reader Views (10/19) Hannah and Marcus Harris’ book “#Snapshot” uses poetry to convey personal, social, and political issues American adolescents may be facing in the current social media-driven and political chaotic climate. The themes of the poems vary from topics such as self-esteem, interactions … More “#Snapshot” by Hannah Harris and Marcus Harris

“Ephphatha” by Dr. Thomas M. Caulfield

EPHPHATHADr. Thomas M. CaulfieldEphphatha (2019)ISBN 9780998042206Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (06/19) “Ephphatha” by Dr. Thomas M. Caulfield is an eye-opening read based on the life of his son, born profoundly death. Much of the information in this book comes from a journal Dr. Caulfield kept for over two decades. This amazing and powerful … More “Ephphatha” by Dr. Thomas M. Caulfield

“Empathy Deficit Disorder” by Dr. Jacqueline Ann Acho and Eva Vasiliades Basilion

EMPATHY DEFICIT DISORDER Dr. Jacqueline Ann Acho, Eva Vasiliades BasilionAcho & Basilion (2018)ISBN 9781732436404Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (07/19) Webster’s dictionary defines empathy as “the action of understanding, being aware of, sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience” of someone else. In “Empathy Deficit Disorder: Healing from Our Mix-ups About … More “Empathy Deficit Disorder” by Dr. Jacqueline Ann Acho and Eva Vasiliades Basilion

“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

“What’s Going On? How Can We Help?” by Freequill

WHAT’S GOING ON? HOW CAN WE HELP? FreequillIlluminate Press (2018)ISBN 9781775252801Reviewed by Araceli Noriega for Reader Views (4/19) In “What’s Going On? How Can We Help? The Consequences of Capitalism and Actionable Steps Towards a Healthy and Sustainable Future,” Freequill (the author’s nom de plume), proposes that the United States of America is currently experiencing … More “What’s Going On? How Can We Help?” by Freequill

“Saint Badass” by Doug Carnine

SAINT BADASS Doug Carnine, PhDMindful Kindness (2017)ISBN 9780998050904 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (4/19) “Saint Badass,” is written by Doug Carnine, PhD, a lay minister of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives. His book is a collection of letters that were exchanged with several inmates from the Max Tucker Prison, from 2009 to 2016. … More “Saint Badass” by Doug Carnine

“America Deconstructed” by Chaithanya Sohan and Shaima Adin 

AMERICA DECONSTRUCTED Chaithanya Sohan and Shaima Adin Motivational Press, Inc. ISBN 9781628655520 Reviewed by Skyler Boudreau for Reader Views (1/19) “America Deconstructed” is a collection of non-fiction stories chronicling the journeys of sixteen different individuals as they immigrate to and settle down in the United States. As of February 2018, immigrants and their children make … More “America Deconstructed” by Chaithanya Sohan and Shaima Adin