Unplugged: My Journey into the Dark World of Video Game Addiction by Ryan G. Van Cleave, PhD

Unplugged: My Journey into the Dark World of Video Game Addiction Ryan G. Van Cleave, PhD HCI (2010) ISBN 9780757313622 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (07/10) I have to say that after being a substance-abuse counselor for over twenty-five years, I never imagined that we would come to this- video game addiction. … More Unplugged: My Journey into the Dark World of Video Game Addiction by Ryan G. Van Cleave, PhD

The Gathering Storm in the Middle East by Robert Thomas Fertig

The Gathering Storm in the Middle East Robert Thomas Fertig Outskirts Press (2010) ISBN 9781432752262 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (07/10)     The author certainly has done his research and knows about the conditions in the Middle East that involve the military, scud missiles and corruption. His ability to keep readers … More The Gathering Storm in the Middle East by Robert Thomas Fertig

Recovering the Self: A Journal of Help and Healing (Vol. II, No. 3) Edited by Ernest Dempsey

Recovering the Self: A Journal of Help and Healing (Vol. II, No. 3) Edited by Ernest Dempsey Loving Healing Press (2010) ISBN 9781615990481 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (07/10)   Once again several exciting contributors provide insight into their addiction and recovery.  I have had the honor of reading prior books from … More Recovering the Self: A Journal of Help and Healing (Vol. II, No. 3) Edited by Ernest Dempsey

Rebirth: From the Life and Journals of Philip Bach by Philip Bach

Rebirth: From the Life and Journals of Philip Bach Philip Bach Xlibris (2009) ISBN 9781436386517 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (07/10)   None of us ever know when a devastating illness will strike us or a loved one. We are never prepared.  It happened to the author who had a great life, … More Rebirth: From the Life and Journals of Philip Bach by Philip Bach

Real World Parents: Christian Parenting for Families Living in the Real World by Mark Matlock

Real World Parents: Christian Parenting for Families Living in the Real World Mark Matlock Zondervan/Youth Specialties (2010) ISBN 9780310669364 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (07/10)   There are many books out there on how to raise well-behaved children, but not many address the issue of good role-modeling or the parent(s) relationship with … More Real World Parents: Christian Parenting for Families Living in the Real World by Mark Matlock

Mysterious Encounter by Michael W. Griffith

Mysterious Encounter Michael W. Griffith American Book Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589825581 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (07/10)   Many of us remember those exciting days of reading about pirates and capturing gold and taking the women. However, this is a new approach to modern day piracy and we know from reading or … More Mysterious Encounter by Michael W. Griffith

Chasing Superwoman: A Working Mom’s Adventures in Life and Faith by Susan M. DiMickele

Chasing Superwoman: A Working Mom’s Adventures in Life and Faith Susan M. DiMickele David C. Cook (2010) ISBN 9781434764621 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (07/10)   Author Susan M. DiMickele obviously reads working mother’s minds- she is very insightful, shares her experiences and relates to her faith that carries her through. Many … More Chasing Superwoman: A Working Mom’s Adventures in Life and Faith by Susan M. DiMickele

30 Lessons My Boys Learned from Baseball by Andy Norwood

30 Lessons My Boys Learned from Baseball Andy Norwood Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589807945 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (07/10)   This one of the most entertaining and valuable books I have read on life lessons for anyone of any age. The author has taken the analogy of baseball and applied it … More 30 Lessons My Boys Learned from Baseball by Andy Norwood