Waiting for Thunder: A Novel by Sybil Raney

Waiting for Thunder: A Novel Sybil Raney BookSurge (2009) ISBN 9781439225257 Reviewed by Olivera Baumgartner-Jackson for Reader Views (10/10)   How could any red-blooded woman resist a book which offers such a tantalizing description on the back cover? “What woman hasn’t fantasized about galloping off into the sunset with a cowboy?” If I am quite … More Waiting for Thunder: A Novel by Sybil Raney

U.S. Grown: To Survive A Nation Must Feed Itself by Herman Franck, Esq.

U.S. Grown: To Survive A Nation Must Feed Itself Herman Franck, Esq. BookSurge (2009) ISBN 9781439209943 Reviewed by Marty Shaw for Reader Views (06/10)   Do you know where the food you eat comes from? The answers might shock you. “U.S. Grown” provides a detailed look at how the United States measures up, and shows how … More U.S. Grown: To Survive A Nation Must Feed Itself by Herman Franck, Esq.

The Ice Cream Theory by Steff Deschenes

The Ice Cream Theory Steff Deschenes BookSurge (2009) ISBN 9781439230053 Reviewed by Marcy Blesy for Reader Views (1/10)   “The Ice Cream Theory” by Steff Deschenes is an interesting tongue-in-cheek, self-help book that relates people to flavors of ice cream. Ms. Deschenes states, “It appeared that my ice cream experiment, at the time, paralleled my … More The Ice Cream Theory by Steff Deschenes

The Friday Night Club: A Novel by Jacob Nelson Lurie

The Friday Night Club: A Novel Jacob Nelson Lurie BookSurge (2009) ISBN 9781439262474 Reviewed by Ron Standerfer for Reader Views (01/10)   “The Friday Night Club” by Jacob Nelson Lurie is one of the funniest books I’ve read in a long time; and that’s saying a lot considering I am at least a half a … More The Friday Night Club: A Novel by Jacob Nelson Lurie

Peanut Butter and Mashed Potatoes: Satisfying Trivia for Rock and Pop Fressers by Deborah Godin

Peanut Butter and Mashed Potatoes: Satisfying Trivia for Rock and Pop Fressers  Deborah Godin BookSurge (2009) ISBN 9781439248843 Reviewed by Ron Standerfer for Reader Views (02/10)   If you read Deborah Godin’s first book you know that she knows her rock and roll trivia.  If you haven’t, not to worry, her latest book is just … More Peanut Butter and Mashed Potatoes: Satisfying Trivia for Rock and Pop Fressers by Deborah Godin

Islands of Shadow, Islands of Light by Yaron Glazer

Islands of Shadow, Islands of Light Yaron Glazer BookSurge (2009) ISBN 9781439249437 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (01/10)   Set in Panama, Jessica Talbot finds herself back in a country where she spent time as a Peace Corp volunteer. But her trip this time is different; she is on a mission to … More Islands of Shadow, Islands of Light by Yaron Glazer

The Ice Cream Theory by Steff Deschenes

The Ice Cream Theory Steff Deschenes BookSurge (2009) ISBN 9781439230053 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (11/09)   What an incredible and unique way to self-reflect on experiences and relationships in our life! From early on in life the author decided that she would taste all the different flavors of ice-cream to distract … More The Ice Cream Theory by Steff Deschenes

Return of the Dittos by Dale Andrew White

Return of the Dittos Dale Andrew White BookSurge (2009) ISBN 9781439227329 Reviewed by Ron Standerfer for Reader Views (6/09)   Edward De Bono the author once said that humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.   If this is true, then “Return of the Dittos” proves conclusively that the fertile brain … More Return of the Dittos by Dale Andrew White