Treasures in Clay Vessels by Angela T. Pisaturo

Treasures in Clay Vessels Angela T. Pisaturo Xulon Press (2008) ISBN 9781606478219 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (11/08)   The breathtaking cover of “Treasures in Clay Vessels” had me wishing I were the one standing beside the beautiful lighthouse on the shore gazing out at the rolling sea.  The breathtaking story inside the … More Treasures in Clay Vessels by Angela T. Pisaturo

The Barefoot Shoeshine Boy: As told to Susan Giffin by Al Rivera

The Barefoot Shoeshine Boy: As told to Susan Giffin Al Rivera AuthorHouse (2008) ISBN 9781438921204 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (11/08)   “The Barefoot Shoeshine Boy” is an amazing story of wonderment!  As Al Rivera delves into his life and explains in such a matter of fact way for us, he didn’t know.  … More The Barefoot Shoeshine Boy: As told to Susan Giffin by Al Rivera

That’s Life: It’s Sexually Transmitted and Terminal by Barry Friedman, MD

That’s Life: It’s Sexually Transmitted and Terminal Barry Friedman, MD Lulu Publishing (2008) ISBN 9781435754362 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (11/08)   “That’s Life: It’s Sexually Transmitted and Terminal” is filled with fifty-one outlandish and mildly-exaggerated (only a bit, per the author), yet true tales.  Like many husbands (mine included), Barry Friedman, MD, … More That’s Life: It’s Sexually Transmitted and Terminal by Barry Friedman, MD

Taming the Dragon Within: How to Be the Mother-in-Law You’ve Always Wanted by Leanne Braddock, Ileene Huffard & Zannette Uriell

Taming the Dragon Within: How to Be the Mother-in-Law You’ve Always Wanted Leanne Braddock, Ileene Huffard & Zannette Uriell The Good Mother-in-Law Project (2008) ISBN 9781604582932 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (11/08)   Ok, so our oldest daughter is at that stage in life where we are thinking any day now we will … More Taming the Dragon Within: How to Be the Mother-in-Law You’ve Always Wanted by Leanne Braddock, Ileene Huffard & Zannette Uriell

Retirement Readiness: Creating Your Vision, Knowing Your Position, & Preparing for Your Future by Mike Bonacorsi, CFP

Retirement Readiness: Creating Your Vision, Knowing Your Position, & Preparing for Your Future Mike Bonacorsi, CFP Peter E. Randall Publishing (2008) ISBN 9781931807715 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (11/08)   The day marked in red.  Just the sound of it makes you a bit nervous.  That day in red marked in your calendar, … More Retirement Readiness: Creating Your Vision, Knowing Your Position, & Preparing for Your Future by Mike Bonacorsi, CFP

Out of Vienna: Eight Years of Flight from the Nazis by Ernie Weiss

Out of Vienna: Eight Years of Flight from the Nazis Ernie Weiss Xlibris Corporation (2008) ISBN 9781436312578 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (11/08)   As a very young girl I read the story of Anne Frank for the first of many times.  Admittedly, it was extremely hard for me to imagine any such … More Out of Vienna: Eight Years of Flight from the Nazis by Ernie Weiss

No Time for Christmas (Love Beyond Time) by Barbara Goodwin

No Time for Christmas (Love Beyond Time)Barbara GoodwinCerridwen Press (2008)ISBN 9781419917876Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (11/08)   “No Time for Christmas” of the “Love Beyond Time” series is a futuristic, historical, heart-melting love story.  Curl up by the fire, read by the glow of the tree lights, and it will put you in … More No Time for Christmas (Love Beyond Time) by Barbara Goodwin

Memories of Times Past: Stories and Photos Recalling Life in the Early 20th Century by Marta Hiatt, PhD

Memories of Times Past: Stories and Photos Recalling Life in the Early 20th Century Marta Hiatt, PhD Northern Star Press (2008) ISBN 9780962092947 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (11/08)   Waking each morning for my day, life is a busy blur from start to finish.  Get up, get dressed, wake the girls, feed … More Memories of Times Past: Stories and Photos Recalling Life in the Early 20th Century by Marta Hiatt, PhD

Legal Tender: True Tales of a Brothel Madam by Laraine Russo Harper

Legal Tender: True Tales of a Brothel Madam Laraine Russo Harper Stephens Press (2008) ISBN 9781932173949 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (11/08)   Okay, I admit it; I have always been somewhat fascinated with how people go from “point A” to “point B” in life.  I have seen families who were ripped apart … More Legal Tender: True Tales of a Brothel Madam by Laraine Russo Harper

King of Nod: Some Things Never Die by Scott Fad

King of Nod: Some Things Never Die Scott Fad Hooded Friar Press (2008) ISBN 9780981760902 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (11/08)   Down on the Sea Islands of South Carolina and Georgia there is a slowly-fading Creole people, the Gullah.  Being a family who is interested in history and loves the sand, we … More King of Nod: Some Things Never Die by Scott Fad