Category Archives: Poetry

“White Wine and Medical Marijuana” by Julia Cirignano

WHITE WINE AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA Julia Cirignano CreateSpace (2017) ISBN 9781548228972 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (9/17) I was happy to read “White Wine and Medical Marijuana” by Julia Cirignano as a wine and poetry lover as well as writer; … Continue reading

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“Some Senses” by Kirk Lee Redden

SOME SENSES Kirk Lee Redden Outskirts Press (2016) ISBN 9781478763932 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (01/17) “Some Senses” by Kirk Lee Redden is a unique poetry book as it also includes a novella. But that is not the … Continue reading

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“Firethorn Inn: A Book of Verse” by Larry A. McCarthy

FIRETHORN INN: A BOOK OF VERSE Larry A. McCarthy Outskirts Press (2016) ISBN 9781478774488 Reviewed By Susan Violante for Reader Views (12/16) “Firethorn Inn: A Book of Verse” by Larry A. McCarthy is a collection of rhymes organized in three … Continue reading

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“What the River Knows” by Andrea Freeman

WHAT THE RIVER KNOWS: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE NATURAL WORLD Andrea Freeman Halcyon Wind Press (2016) ISBN 9780989089715 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (11/16) Article first published as Book Review: ‘What the River Knows: Conversations with the Natural World’ … Continue reading

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“Spinning Circles: Action Poems” by Raven Howell

SPINNING CIRCLES: ACTION POEMS Raven Howell Bookstand Publishing (2016) ISBN 9781634982856 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 8) for Reader Views (04/16) “Spinning Circles: Action Poems” by Raven Howell it is a very fun group of poems. I like how the … Continue reading

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“Litany of the Plants” by J. Dan Paquette

LITANY OF THE PLANTS J. Dan Paquette Outskirts Press (2015) ISBN 9781478760863 Reviewed by Susan Violante by Reader Views (01/16) I picked up “Litany of the Plants” by J. Dan Paquette as I am not just an amateur gardener, but … Continue reading

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“Vanishing Pixels” by Diane Smith

VANISHING PIXELS Diane Smith River Otter Press (2015) ISBN 9780983553083 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (02/16) “Vanishing Pixels” by Diane Smith is a unique well-written collection of poetry, thoughts, and short stories straight from the author’s mind. Like … Continue reading

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