“The Purpose Economy” by Aaron Hurst

THE PURPOSE ECONOMY Aaron Hurst Elevate (2016) ISBN 9780996465526 Reviewed by Josh Cramer for Reader Views (09/16) As an avid reader of professional development books and resources, I really wanted to like “The Purpose Economy” by Aaron Hurst. It has everything that should attract me: ·      Interesting chapter names like The 10 Drivers of the New … More “The Purpose Economy” by Aaron Hurst

“The Queen’s Handmaid” by Tracy L. Higley

THE QUEEN’S HANDMAID Tracy L. Higley Thomas Nelson (2014) ISBN 9781401686840 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (02/16) “The Queen’s Handmaid” by Tracy L. Higley is the story of Lydia, an orphan since birth, who lives in the palace of Cleopatra, as the Queen’s handmaid. It’s 39 BC and all of Cleopatra’s court awaits … More “The Queen’s Handmaid” by Tracy L. Higley

“The Creator’s Eye: Mover of Fate: Part 1 by R.N. Feldman

THE CREATOR’S EYE: MOVER OF FATE: PART 1 R.N. Feldman CreateSpace (2014) ISBN: 9781501083617 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (04/16) In “The Creator’s Eye: Mover of Fate: Part 1” by R.N. Feldman, we meet Michael Edwards. Michael was raised on a secret archipelago, on Earth, called Arimbol. In this protected place, there are … More “The Creator’s Eye: Mover of Fate: Part 1 by R.N. Feldman

“The Martyr’s Blade” by Joel Manners

THE MARTYR’S BLADE Joel Manners Colquhoun Books (2016) ISBN 9780997259407 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (05/16) Article first published as Book Review: ‘The Martyr’s Blade’ by Joel Manners on Blogcritics. “The Martyr’s Blade” by Joel Manners begins with the news of terrible violence in the North, as announced by the Temple’s Priest to … More “The Martyr’s Blade” by Joel Manners

Keeping the Promise: One Charter School’s Experience by Samuel Yigzaw, PhD

Keeping the Promise: One Charter School’s Experience Samuel Yigzaw, PhD iUniverse (2008) ISBN 9780595451395 Reviewed by Christine Watson for Reader Views (06/10)   “Keeping the Promise” is a wealth of information for anyone involved in education, particularly at an administrative level.  This book shares the details, both positive and challenging, that are involved when venturing … More Keeping the Promise: One Charter School’s Experience by Samuel Yigzaw, PhD

Dirklus by AhsummaBeach

Dirklus AhsummaBeach iUniverse (2008) ISBN 9781440111877 Reviewed by Marcy Blesy for Reader Views (04/10)   “Dirklus” by AhsummaBeach is the fictional story of Dirklus and Annah, who were delivered as infants to the care of Nilis, a fellow caster (of spells).  He begrudgingly accepts the responsibility to teach the two apprentices.  Try as he might, … More Dirklus by AhsummaBeach

The Patriarch: A Novel of Corruption and Terrorism, Love and Loss by G.N. Buffington

The Patriarch: A Novel of Corruption and Terrorism, Love and Loss G.N. Buffington iUniverse (2008) ISBN 9780595448814 Reviewed by Nikki Pringle for Reader Views (6/08)   Jacob Sellars is a newspaper reporter in New York City who is looking for the story that can break him into the big time. While memories from his Midwestern … More The Patriarch: A Novel of Corruption and Terrorism, Love and Loss by G.N. Buffington

The Masada Stones: A Novel by E.W. Bonadio

The Masada Stones: A Novel E.W. Bonadio iUniverse (2008) ISBN 9780595527564 Reviewed by Richard R. Blake for Reader Views (9/08)   E. W. Bonadio brilliantly combines ancient history, fast-paced adventure, mythology, and deception in his novel “The Masada Stones.” Aaron Skorsky, an American professor and archeologist, has spent his entire career intrigued by the story of … More The Masada Stones: A Novel by E.W. Bonadio

The Decade of Blind Dates by Richard Alther

The Decade of Blind Dates Richard Alther iUniverse (2008) ISBN 9780595467297 Reviewed by Tyler R. Tichelaar for Reader Views (7/08)   “The Decade of Blind Dates” by Richard Alther has an excellent quote at the beginning by Simone Weil, “Do not allow yourself to be imprisoned by any affection. Keep your solitude. The day, if … More The Decade of Blind Dates by Richard Alther