The “O, MY” in Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy: How to Prepare Your Child for Surgery (Book #3 in the Growing with Love Series) by Laurie Zelinger, PhD, RPT-S

The “O, MY” in Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy: How to Prepare Your Child for Surgery (Book #3 in the Growing with Love Series) Laurie Zelinger, PhD, RPT-S Loving Healing Press (2008) ISBN 9781932690743 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (12/08) When I was a little girl growing up in the 70s, having your tonsils taken... Continue Reading →

The Gate House by Nelson DeMille

The Gate House Nelson DeMille Grand Central Publishing (2008) ISBN 9780446533423 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (12/08)   “The Gate House,” like a good ole’ bottle of wine should be savored.  When I saw that the sequel to “The Gold Coast” was out, I just couldn’t wait to read it.  After reading some... Continue Reading →

Stealing Trinity by Ward Larsen

Stealing Trinity Ward Larsen Oceanview Publishing (2008) ISBN 9781933515175 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (12/08)   Admittedly I had never read a book by Ward Larsen, nor was I a huge fan of the spy thriller.  I have always swayed toward the feel-good books and such, but I must confess “Stealing Trinity” was... Continue Reading →

Speaking for Myself: My Life from Liverpool to Downing Street by Cherie Blair

Speaking for Myself: My Life from Liverpool to Downing Street Cherie Blair Little, Brown and Company (2008) ISBN 9780316031455 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (12/08)   Cherie has given her readers an amazing life story.  Primarily being raised by her grandparents had both a positive and negative influence on the young Cherie and... Continue Reading →

My Buddy Butch: Confessions of a New Dog Dad by Jeff Marginean

My Buddy Butch: Confessions of a New Dog DadJeff MargineanJemar Entertainment, Inc. (2008)ISBN 9780981462103Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (12/08) Oh my goodness, what a great feel-great book.  How refreshing in a time when there is so much negativity in the world.  “My Buddy Butch” is a great story about how a little sassy Boston... Continue Reading →

Measure of a Man: The Story of My Pain, Suffering and Torture: All for two more inches of height by Akash and Rahul Shukla

Measure of a Man: The Story of My Pain, Suffering and Torture: All for two more inches of height Akash and Rahul Shukla Llumina Press (2009) ISBN 9781605940373 Reviewed by Danelle Drake  for Reader Views (12/08)   Like most all parents, I want my children to be happy.  My husband and I do everything possible... Continue Reading →

Living Agelessly: Answers to Your Most Common Questions About Aging Gracefully (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness) by Linda Altoonian

Living Agelessly: Answers to Your Most Common Questions About Aging Gracefully (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness) Linda Altoonian DiaMedica Publishing (2008) ISBN 9780979356445 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (12/08) During this time each year my husband and I scour catalogs, browse the internet, and actually look at the retail flyers we receive... Continue Reading →

Every Day Life by M.G. Hardie

Every Day Life M.G. Hardie Llumina Press (2008) ISBN 9781605940366 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (12/08) It has been a very, very long time since I have read a play.  With that said, even I realize that “Every Day Life” is not your typical play.  Hip, although a dated word is the first... Continue Reading →

Eclipsed by Shadow: The Legend of the Great Horse (Book I of III) by John Royce

Eclipsed by Shadow: The Legend of the Great Horse (Book I of III) John Royce Micron Press (2008) ISBN 9780972412131 Reviewed by Danelle Drake for Reader Views (12/08)   “Auburn–haired and with a streak of tomboy, Megan Roberts was not an unusual girl of twelve – except for the lucky fact that her family kept... Continue Reading →

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