Austism In April: A Mother’s Journey During the Tween Years by Dr. April J. Lisbon

This concise book is written as a companion for any mother experiencing the joys and trials of their child who has ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder).  The author, a school psychologist, as well as a mother of an autistic child gives a unique voice to her book.  This book follows mother and child through the tough … Continue reading Austism In April: A Mother’s Journey During the Tween Years by Dr. April J. Lisbon

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

This is a physically heavy book but not a heavy read. For a non-fiction book, the author lightly covers the earliest era of humans, including Neanderthals, Homo erectus and Homo sapiens. I was hoping for more information before a time when Homo sapiens had a cognitive revolution and populated the globe. The author presents ideas … Continue reading Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

The Boy Crisis: Why Our Boys Are Struggling and What We Can Do about It by Warren Farrell, PhD

The issue of the Boy Crisis has been on my radar for a couple of years now. I have read a couple of books over the last two years but this book goes a little more in depth into recent studies being done and the fact that our boys/men are being left behind. The book … Continue reading The Boy Crisis: Why Our Boys Are Struggling and What We Can Do about It by Warren Farrell, PhD

Texas Tales: Stories that Shaped a Landscape and a People by Myra Hargrave McIlvain

I have a secret.  When I need a reading break I jump into Non-fiction.  It is my rescue reading and gets me back into the real world.  This book was my rescue from the holidays.  It took me about two weeks to read it – not because of the length – but because with the … Continue reading Texas Tales: Stories that Shaped a Landscape and a People by Myra Hargrave McIlvain