“More Confessions of a Trauma Junkie” by Sherry Lynn Jones

A collection of stories from real EMS, ER, paramilitary and firefighter responders telling their sides of dealing with traumatic cases. The stories range from veterinary to medical to behavioral health trauma. Each story discusses how the responder reacted to the trauma and sometimes a background to why they reacted the way that they did. … More “More Confessions of a Trauma Junkie” by Sherry Lynn Jones

“The Great First Impression Book Proposal” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Carolyn Howard-Johnson helps writers tackle the most challenging step to becoming a published author: the book proposal. “The Great First Impressions Book Proposal” is a brief and to-the-point guide that teaches writers how to successfully market books, gain attention from literary agents, and kickstart their career into a lasting partnership with the publisher. … More “The Great First Impression Book Proposal” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

“Trick-or-Doggy Treat: A Chrissy the Shih Tzu Cozy Mystery

“Trick-or-Doggy Treat” by Diane Wing is a well-written, intense mystery and detective novel. Initially, when I picked it up I thought, based on the cover and the silly title, it would be a modern-day Scooby Doo kind of mystery book. I could not have been more wrong. … More “Trick-or-Doggy Treat: A Chrissy the Shih Tzu Cozy Mystery

Up, Not Down Syndrome by Nancy M. Schwartz

“Up, Not Down Syndrome: Uplifting Lessons Learned from Raising a Son With Trisomy 21”, by Nancy Schwartz, is part memoir, part self-help, and is a book that chronicles how her world changed the moment her new baby, Alex, was diagnosed with Down Syndrome, or Trisomy 21, and the lessons she learned about acceptance, love, and overcoming adversity, day by day. … More Up, Not Down Syndrome by Nancy M. Schwartz

Points North by Mikel B. Classen

POINTS NORTHMikel B. ClassenModern History Press (2019)ISBN 9781615994908Reviewed by Robert Leon Davis for Reader Views (04/2020) Mikel B. Classen is an explorer and adventurist specializing in exploring many places in the United States, with a specialty of visiting locales in the Michigan Upper Peninsula area. He’s visited ghost towns, museums, various wilderness areas, and many … More Points North by Mikel B. Classen

Are You Rugged or Unrugged? by Rugged Dude Carson

“Are You Rugged or Unrugged?” by Rugged Dude Carson is a humorous book which includes scenarios in which you are judged as either rugged or unrugged (according to Rugged Dude Carson). Examples of scenarios include getting a cat instead of a golden retriever = unrugged but removing your artificial leg to use it to kill an attacking wolf = rugged. … More Are You Rugged or Unrugged? by Rugged Dude Carson

Interview with Shaila Abdullah, Author of “Saffron Dreams”

Saffron Dreams Shaila Abdullah Modern History Press (2009) ISBN 9781932690736 Reviewed by Olivera Baumgartner-Jackson for Reader Views (10/08) Noted as “Word Artist” by critics, Shaila Abdullah is an award-winning author and designer based in Austin, Texas. Her creative work focuses on the strengths and weaknesses of Pakistani women and their often unconventional choices in life. … More Interview with Shaila Abdullah, Author of “Saffron Dreams”