The Gay Mormon Quilter’s Club by Johnny Townsend

The Gay Mormon Quilter’s Club Johnny Townsend Booklocker Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781609102531 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (8/11)   "The Gay Mormon Quilter’s Club" is about trying to be who you are when society and religion present conflicting views.  The most interesting part for me was someone being both a Mormon and... Continue Reading →

SAD: Suicide, Alcohol & Drugs in the Entertainment Industry by John Mitchell

SAD: Suicide, Alcohol & Drugs in the Entertainment Industry John Mitchell Maple Creek Media (2011) ISBN 9781937004422 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (8/11)   The author has written a very comprehensive and detailed book about suicide and substance abuse in the entertainment field. While we know that this particular culture isn’t the... Continue Reading →

Journey for Freedom: Defection from Communist Czechoslovakia by Peter Vodenka

Journey for Freedom: Defection from Communist Czechoslovakia Peter Vodenka Journey for Freedom (2010) ISBN 9781616588168 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (8/11) Just when I think I have read all I can on Communism and Hitler, I find something else that makes me realize I haven’t. Many individuals do not believe tragic actions... Continue Reading →

Between the Two Rivers: A Story of the Armenian Genocide, Second Edition by Aida Kouyoumjian

Between the Two Rivers: A Story of the Armenian Genocide, Second Edition Aida Kouyoumjian Coffeetown Press (2011) ISBN 9781603811118 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (8/11)   Sometimes when we read about adversity such as shared in this biography, "Between the Two Rivers," we think of Hitler and his dirty deeds. Yet there... Continue Reading →

A Spark of Death: The First Professor Bradshaw Mystery by Bernadette Pajer

A Spark of Death: The First Professor Bradshaw Mystery Bernadette Pajer Poisoned Pen Press (2011) ISBN 9781590589076 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (8/11)   At the University of Washington, Seattle, two professors couldn’t be more different than Professor Bradshaw and Professor Oglethorpe. Professor Benjamin Bradshaw was caring and wanted to see his... Continue Reading →

A Doctor’s Journey: A Collection of Memoirs by Frederic A. Mendelsohn, M.D.

A Doctor’s Journey: A Collection of Memoirs Frederic A. Mendelsohn, M.D. Outskirts Press (2011) ISBN 9781432769277 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (8/11)   Let’s face it - there are many issues with the medical field, i.e., bedside manner, treatment options, or support. In "A Doctor’s Journey: A Collection of Memoirs," Frederic A.... Continue Reading →

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