“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 

“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

“Treating the Traumatized Child” by Scott Sells and Ellen Souder

TREATING THE TRAUMATIZED CHILD Scott Sells, Ellen Souder Springer Publishing Company (2018) ISBN 9780826171870 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (8/18) In “Treating the Traumatized Child” by Scott Sells and Ellen Souder, therapists will find critical information for enhancing therapy effectiveness in diverse populations, from foster children to military families. Children are often referred to a therapist … More “Treating the Traumatized Child” by Scott Sells and Ellen Souder

“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

“Saving Bobby” by Renee Hodges

SAVING BOBBY Renee Hodges She Writes Press (2018) ISBN 97816315237551 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (5/18) In “Saving Bobby,” North Carolina author Renee Hodges has written an excellent telling account of how she and her husband Will took in their 29-year-old nephew after he became addicted to pain medication and then continued his addiction with … More “Saving Bobby” by Renee Hodges

“Song of Praise for a Flower” by Fengxian Chu with Charlene Chu

SONG OF PRAISE FOR A FLOWER Fengxian Chu with Charlene Chu CreateSpace (2017) ISBN 9781976424540 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (3/18) “A passionate and sometimes heartbreaking personal account.” Fengxian Chu’s manuscript “Song of Praise for a Flower,” lay hidden in a bank vault for nearly two decades before her cousin from America persuaded her to release it. … More “Song of Praise for a Flower” by Fengxian Chu with Charlene Chu

“Bipolar Sagacity Volume 3” by Thomas D. Sharts, M.ED

BIPOLAR SAGACITY VOLUME 3 Thomas D. Sharts M.ED Xlibris (2017) ISBN 9781543439588 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (1/18) Through our lives, we have a tendency to accept, question, rebel and sometimes live a role that is not our true self. Thomas D. Sharts, M.ED, reinforces these ideas in his 3rd volume of “Bipolar Sagacity,” where … More “Bipolar Sagacity Volume 3” by Thomas D. Sharts, M.ED

“The World of the United Humanity of the Universe and Its Fundamental Doctrines”

THE WORLD OF THE UNITED HUMANITY OF THE UNIVERSE AND ITS FUNDAMENTAL DOCTRINES A Messenger of the Absolute Creator of the Universe Outskirts Press (2017) ISBN: 9781478789734 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (1/18) In “The World of the United Humanity of the Universe and Its Fundamental Doctrines,” the author has taken on some complex current … More “The World of the United Humanity of the Universe and Its Fundamental Doctrines”