"What Are You Willing to Give Up for Happiness? serves as a great little guidebook for corporate employees and other readers, who will undoubtedly welcome her ideas on how to handle relationships at work and at home."
"Some readers, especially those who are new to the fitness world, will gain from her practical advice, such as the so-called movement lessons. And even though experienced fitness devotees will find much that is already familiar, they will benefit from IIov’s personal experiences and the anecdotes she shares of how clients excelled or failed."
"Intimate knowledge of Prader-Willi Syndrome bizarre and baffling landscape permeates every page, Alternately written from the perspectives of the afflicted and those struggling to save them, the result is a seamless blend of case history, detective story, and medical mystery, often heartbreaking, occasionally hopeful, always full of heart."
"An enlightening, sometimes even buoying, read that sheds light on a topic many of us deny or ignore. As the author reminds us when health problems arise and her daughter insists she move closer, even in death—especially in death—it is vital to respect our differences."
"Through prose that is gritty, raw, and vulnerable, readers are instantly transported into Ben’s world."
"This is not necessarily an easy read but one that has palpable philosophical weight. Those adventurous enough to follow it to the end, will be rewarded by transformative glimpses into the underlying principles that govern the chaotic world in which we live."
"There’s no denying his unique voice. Is he paying homage to Gurba for her portrayal of him in her chapbook? Probably. Is he also playing with his readers and their implied perception of his art and his illness? Definitely."
"Freak marks new territory for this gifted writer, as he leads his protagonist haltingly towards maturity...Still, missteps are bound to occur when exploring new territory, and it’s refreshing to see Harnisch expanding his—and his protagonist’s—horizons beyond the self."
"In Mindfulness, Lopez set out to create a recipe for a rich and flavorful life. It’s a culmination of all the self-care and spiritual teachings of the past, simply explained and tied together with language that is beautifully poetic at times."
"A straight-talking guide to neurological diseases and disorders, Is My Brain Broken? offers clear profiles of various disorders and showcases the personal essays of young people who have survived—and often thrived—with the medical issues in question...A useful resource for families with children impacted by these challenging issues."
"The book is well-organized and user friendly, offering a year’s worth of provocative entertainment. As it gently urges readers to approach life with humor, thought and care, it provides an utterly charming selection that would also be a welcome gift book for friends and family."
"Despite its darkness, When Silence Screams is a well-written, interesting story that will appeal to a general audience. It could also offer solace to teens and young adults going through tough times, including mental illness."
"In this concise memoir, Lorene Holizki explains how she endured after her 16-year-old daughter, Kalei, died in an automobile accident...Honest and never preachy, Forever Kalei’s Mom advances our conversation about life, death and the complicated world of grief."
"A solid, easy-to-read nutrition book for those who want to get off the dieting merry-go-round...this is a valuable basic resource for those who want to improve their eating habits. Readers will have plenty of tools to put down the Doritos, get off the couch, and start making small steps toward healthy eating."
"While lay readers may be frustrated with this text, those with a medical background or who are willing to educate themselves with the help of the book’s extensive glossary and appendix, will benefit from Hazing Aging’s well researched and useful information."
"Tiffany Grant delivers fresh perspective on waiting for Mr. Right in her fun and energetic book...Grant’s motivating spin on the dreaded single life is encouraging and will be passed around from girlfriend to girlfriend."
"While an admirable effort overall, the book tends more to the rambling side and although some segments of the text are well crafted, Butto’s overarching discussion can be hard to follow. A strong outline providing a framework for the author’s thoughts would have allowed him to expand his thesis in a more orderly fashion."
"Beware of the Signs is a sad story, but its lack of cohesion makes it a challenging read. And its misleading title is bound to lure readers who will feel disappointed in the end."
"Seekers of all types, but especially those exploring spirituality as a way to cope with illness and pain, will find his book an inspiring tool."
"Diaz discusses her spiritual journey while offering insight on how to live a loving, God-centered life...Fans of Jerry and Esther Hicks, Wayne Dyer, and A Course in Miracles may find The Second Coming a thoughtful and well-intentioned book."