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Lisa Bower, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Pretty from the Back

by Lisa Bower

Experiments in form and language convey one woman’s struggles with love and race. Poetry is a safe space where people can express their inner fears and experiences. Sharon White’s collection, "Pretty from the Back", examines the... Read More

Book Review

50ish

by Lisa Bower

Fifty percent insight into fifty world cultures, 50 percent insight into being a woman in her fifties, 100 percent memorable. Life is never certain. On her fiftieth birthday, Donna Marie Lynch discovered her mother was dying of cancer.... Read More

Book Review

Beyond Magenta

by Lisa Bower

Intimate personal stories and photos of transgender teenagers invite discussion of the gender continuum. Most people struggle to find their place in the world and with identity issues. This is even more difficult for transgender... Read More

Book Review

I Am Your Mirror

by Lisa Bower

Science, psychology, and sociology merge to explain the theory of the biology of empathy. Who hasn’t watched someone laugh and felt the need to laugh? In fact, humans often mirror one another’s emotions, and Matteo Rizzato and Davide... Read More

Book Review

Meeting the WORD in the World

by Lisa Bower

Warner’s prose is both lyrical and clear, revealing the spiritual beauty he sees in nature. Glen W. Warner’s "Meeting the WORD in the World" asks people to take a step back to admire the workmanship of God, asserting that those who... Read More

Book Review

Collision Course

by Lisa Bower

Gleason captures a time when courtship was full of sweet surprises. Like Grandma Moses, eighty-four-year-old Chuck Gleason found his talent later in life. Gleason uses his own marriage of six decades to shape his novel, "Collision... Read More

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